The Family Nurse Partnership (FNP) is a preventative programme for first time young parents living in Islington, The programme's primary focus is improving the health and wellbeing of the mother and child in pregnancy, supporting parents' understanding of their child's development and encouraging parents to fulfil their aspirations for their baby and themselves. Additionally, the Family Nurses deliver the Healthy Child Programme, while supporting young parents to engage with local health services. At the point of graduation, when their child is aged two, the family's care will be transferred to their local Bright Start health visiting service.
A positive, optimistic and strength-based structured, intensive home visiting programme, delivered by family nurses (drawn from health visiting, midwifery and nursing).
The following clinicians can refer to this service: GPs, Nurses, any professional working with the young person
Referral methods: Email
Complete the referral form and send by email to whh-tr.FNPWhittington@nhs.net
Young people can make a self-referral by dropping into the Northern Health Centre at the address below, or calling or emailing the service.
t: 020 3316 8673
Service hours: Monday to Friday 9am-5pm