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Islington Family Nurse Partnership

Family Nurse Partnership
The Family Nurse Partnership is a preventative programme for first time young parents living in Camden, Islington, Haringey and Hackney & City. The programmes primary focus is improving the health and wellbeing of the child and mother in pregnancy, supporting parents understanding of their child's development and encouraging parents to fulfil their aspirations for their baby and themselves.

What is a family nurse?
Family nurses have been selected for their healthcare backgrounds as registered nurses, midwives, and health visitors; in addition they been specially trained to deliver this programme. Your family nurse’s aim is to recognise your strengths and to build on these, enabling you to be the best parents you can be. The family nurse will work with you to help you achieve your goals and to improve the health and wellbeing of you and your new family.

How can the service benefit you and your child?
You will still have your midwife, doctor and any other professionals who may be involved in your care. Your family nurse has special material that can be shared with you and can discuss needs specific to you. If you have an issue that your family nurse can’t help you with, they will be able to signpost you to the relevant professionals to meet your needs. Your family nurse will be able to spend more time with you per visit than your other healthcare professionals (about one to one and a half hours per visit).

Who to contact

Telephone
020 3316 8674
020 3316 8673
E-mail
whh-tr-fnpwhittington@nhs.net
Website
Family Nurse Partnership

Location

Address
Pulse164
Holloway Road
London
Postcode
N7 8DD

Time / date Details

Opening times/date
Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm (closed Bank Holidays); appointments are booked with clients directly by allocated family nurse at a venue to suit the client.

Other Details

Age Ranges
First time parents aged 19 and under
Cost Details
No
Who is this service for?
The Family Nurse Partnership is for first time parents who are 19 years or under at their last monthly period, and living in Camden, Islington, City, Hackney and Haringey.
Can I refer myself?
No
How to refer or apply

Referrals can be made by GPs, midwives, youth services or any other support service for young people, as well as self-referrals. Referrals can only be accepted up until the 28th week of gestation. All referrals need to be enrolled on the programme by 28 weeks gestation. This is due to the programme fidelity and is a requirement of our licence, from the Department of Health, to deliver the programme. Referral forms can be downloaded here.  

Please email all referrals to: whh-tr.fnpwhittington@nhs.net

Additional Languages
We use interpreters to deliver the programme to non English speaking clients.
Record updated: 09/07/2018