Family Nurse Partnership (FNP)

A voluntary home-visiting programme for first time young mums aged 19 and under, and their partners.

CONTACT INFORMATION:


Telephone: 01253 951964
Email: fnp@bfwhospitals.nhs.uk
Website: www.fnp.nhs.uk
Location: Home visits


What is it?

Specially trained family nurses will visit the young mums regularly from early in pregnancy until the child is two years old working on different aspects of parenting including parent-child attachment, child development and school readiness. The programme also helps improve mothers self-confidence, mental health, anxiety and housing.

The programme aims to enable young mums to have a healthier pregnancy, improve their child’s health and development and plan their own futures.

Who is it for?

First-time mums aged 19 years and under who fit certain criteria

Is a referral required?

Midwives and FNP team usually identify parents who fit criteria and would benefit from the service.