More than one in 10 mums experience a mental health problem during pregnancy or within the first year of giving birth (the ‘perinatal period’). Some women might develop a serious mental health problem suddenly, even if they have no previous history of mental ill health, whereas others might find an existing condition is exacerbated.
This International Nurses Day (May 12th), we asked family nurses what their job means to them; why they became family nurses, what they have learnt and why they love doing what they do.
In March, FNP National Unit Director Ailsa Swarbrick was invited to be a witness for the House of Commons Science and Technology committee’s inquiry on evidence-based early-years intervention.
Family Nurse Partnership (FNP), is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its introduction in England. As part of ‘FNP Week’, local teams across the country will be highlighting the incredible achievements of the last 10 years.
It’s been a busy and exciting year for the Family Nurse Partnership in England, with new developments for the programme. Teams up and down the country have continued to deliver exceptional work with thousands of young mums, dads and babies. We’d like to say a huge thank you to the whole FNP Community with a celebration of all our collective
The FNP National Unit has launched a new knowledge and skills exchange programme built on the evidence-based methods used in FNP.