Family Nurse Partnership

  • International Nurses Day 2021: A Voice to Lead.

    12th May 2021 by

    To support the celebration of International Nurses Day we have asked our FNP National Clinical Lead, Pamela Murray, to reflect on her journey into this role and how she considers FNP to support the vision of nurses transforming the healthcare system. Tell us a bit about your role/yourself I started my NHS career in midwifery...

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  • Celebrating 10 years of FNP with NHS Lothian

    10th February 2020 by

    Children and Nurses dancing at the FNP Celebration event

    NHS Lothian hosted a fantastic evening of celebration in Edinburgh’s Corn Exchange. The event marked ten years of the Family Nurse Partnership (FNP) in Scotland. The Programme Management Office for FNP, here in Scottish Government, were delighted to share in the celebrations. Attendees included with some of the very first FNP families, nurses, staff and...

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  • FNP Newsletter: Winter 2019

    18th December 2019 by

    Download a PDF version here: FNP Winter Newsletter 2019

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  • REvaluation of the Family Nurse Partnership in Scotland

    24th June 2019 by

    Insights into the value of the Family Nurse Partnership programme from clients, family nurses and wider stakeholders across Scotland are available in a new report. The REvaluation of the Family Nurse Partnership in Scotland has been published. The report provides a summary of the methods and findings of the REvaluation, carried out across the current...

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  • Celebrating FNP Nurses

    10th May 2019 by

    To mark International Nurses Day, we’ve taken a look at some of our family nurse stories – how they approach working in FNP and what it means to them. Family Nurse Partnership (FNP) is a relational based programme, applied throughout the whole system. Our FNP nurses develop strong, trusting relationships with the families they support, their...

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  • Family Nurse Guest Blog – Maureen

    5th October 2018 by

    A lovely family nurse from Lanarkshire has shared her story about becoming a family nurse – Thanks so much Maureen for giving us this insight into your work as a Family Nurse. Tell us a bit about your role/yourself I was late starting nursing. I previously worked in finance and wanted a more fulfilling and...

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  • Guest Blog – Anne, family nurse

    13th July 2018 by

    Anne is a Family Nurse in NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde and has very kindly answered our questions on being a Family Nurse and about her working day. What made you apply to become a Family Nurse? The role of family nurse greatly appealed to me as not only did it offer the opportunity to work...

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  • GDPR  – a change to data protection law

    24th May 2018 by

    The General Data Protection Regulations comes into force on May 25, 2018, giving individuals more control over their personal data, and ensuring that organisations collect and process that information properly and securely. To find out more about GDPR, visit the Information Commissioner’s website.

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  • Guest Blog – Charlotte Liddell, FNP Graduate

    11th May 2018 by

    We are excited to welcome Charlotte Liddell, our first Family Nurse Partnership guest blogger! Charlotte shares, in her own words, her experience of the Family Nurse Partnership. “Hello, My name’s Charlotte Liddell & I’m a FNP graduate. Agreeing to take part in the FNP was one of the best decisions I made, I thought It would...

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    6th April 2018 by

    The Family Nurse Partnership (FNP) is a nursing service specifically designed to work with young mums. It was originally developed in America and is now available in most parts of Scotland. The Family Nurse Partnership programme is available to young women who are under 20 having their first baby. In some areas it is for...

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