The Evaluation of the Family Nurse Partnership Programme in Scotland: Phase 1 Report – Intake and Early Pregnancy

DescriptionThe Family Nurse Partnershhip (FNP) is a preventative programme for first time teenage mothers and their babies. FNP is being tested in Scotland for the first time. This is the first interim evaluation report and focuses on the intake and early pregnancy phases of the programmes implementation.
ISBN978 178045 2968
Official Print Publication DateJuly 2011
Website Publication DateJuly 29, 2011

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ISBN 978 1 78045 296 8 (Web publication only)
ISSN 2045 6964
DPPAS 11845

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Contents

Acknowledgements

1 SUMMARY OF KEY FINDINGS
1.1 Summary of progress towards Core Model Elements and fidelity 'stretch' goals.
1.2 Eligibility and enrolment.
1.3 Experiences of the (early) pregnancy phase of the programme
1.4 Recruitment, training and supervision of Family Nurses
1.5 Challenges in implementing FNP in Scotland

2 BACKGROUND AND INTRODUCTION
2.1 The pregnancy report
2.2 The Family Nurse Partnership ( FNP) programme
2.3 The policy context in Scotland
2.4 The Family Nurse Partnership in Edinburgh
2.5 Report structure

3 THE EVALUATION OF FNP IN SCOTLAND
3.1 Aims and objectives of the evaluation
3.2 Monitoring and evaluation framework
3.3 Overview of research methods
3.4 Ethical and NHS approval

4 ENGAGING AND ENROLLING CLIENTS
4.1 Introduction
4.2 Monitoring data relating to the recruitment phase
4.3 Clients' and the delivery team's experiences of the recruitment phase

5 PREGNANCY
5.1 The visiting schedule
5.2 The content of contacts
5.3 The involvement of others
5.4 Relationships between clients and Family Nurses

6 EARLY CLIENT IMPACTS
6.1 Smoking, alcohol and drug use
6.2 Maternal mental health
6.3 Domestic abuse
6.4 Accessing ante-natal care
6.5 Intentions to breastfeed
6.6 Housing and finance

7 RECRUITMENT, TRAINING AND SUPERVISION OF NURSES
7.1 Recruitment of the Family Nurse team
7.2 Training
7.3 Supervision

8 IMPLEMENTATION OF FNP IN SCOTLAND
8.1 The funding model
8.2 The links with the National Unit at the Department of Health, England
8.3 Management and governance

9 DISCUSSION
9.1 Introduction
9.2 Conclusions and key learning points
9.3 Wider learning

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