Launched in 2010, the Family Nurse Partnership
(FNP) is an intensive, two and a half year home visiting programme for first-time mothers aged 19 and under, and eligible 20-24 year olds.
The Family Nurse Partnership
, launched in 2010, has helped thousands of mothers give their baby the best start in life.
The contract covers the following services for people aged 0-19 in Sunderland: health visiting checks; the Family Nurse Partnership
- a programme working with first-time parents aged 19 and under; school nursing: audiology screening and the National Child Measurement Programme; universal parenting support; vulnerable young person's nursing support - linked with the youth offending service and substance misuse service; enhanced support to vulnerable school-aged children; and oral health promotion.
Chapters discuss the history of ideas about intervention in family; how brain claims came to define and promote early intervention in how mothers raise children as an expression of social investment models of social policy; vested interests involved in the gap between evidence and representations through selective and partial use of information; case studies of three initiatives (Wave Trust, the Family Nurse Partnership
early intervention program, and Parent Infant Partnership UK); how brain science and neoliberal ideas impact the understandings and practices of those in the early years field; and how social divisions and inequalities related to gender, social class, race and ethnicity, and poverty are reproduced through early intervention initiatives.
There is strong evidence, for example, of the benefits of the Family Nurse Partnership
programme (Barnes et al, 2011; Olds et al, 1998).
The initiatives shown by .the Family Nurse Partnership
to help teenagers become good dads.
Around 2000 vulnerable pregnant women in seven health board areas across the country have received two years of vital help from a specially trained nurse through the Family Nurse Partnership
Rachel, a family nurse supervisor with Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Trust, said Kelisha and Khalilah earned a standing ovation when they premiered their song at a Family Nurse Partnership
The products will be given to many family groups across the region including Auntie Pam's in Dewsbury, Family Nurse Partnership
, Talk-Thru, New Beginnings, Homestart and Sure Start Children's Centres.
The Family Nurse Partnership
programme, which has been adopted in many countries, including Australia, the United States and the United Kingdom, is identified as one of the most effective child abuse and maltreatment prevention programmes available, but there is no mention of how this might be used in New Zealand.
The County Durham and Darlington Family Nurse Partnership
was launched in 2007 as one of ten pilot schemes in England to provide a new intensive home visiting service for vulnerable first-time young mothers.
In addition to this, I am thrilled to meet some of the young mums in the Family Nurse Partnership
programme who are currently breastfeeding their babies and, in some cases, have gone on to provide support to other new mums.