Health Visiting and FNP services National Policy Improving the HV service Improving chances for children with vulnerable mothers Improving maternity care Protecting children through immunisation Giving all children a healthy start in life Supporting mothers & children with mental health problems Helping parents to keep their children healthy Encouraging healthy living from an early age Providing free school meals Policy deliverables by 2015 increase qualified Health Visiting workforce by 4200 transform the Health Visitor service increase the number of Family Nurse Partnership places to16,000 HV / FNP Programme key dates 2011 • Health Visitor Implementation Plan 2011-15: A Call to Action launched • Strategic Health Authorities worked with Primary Care Trusts to identify how many Health Visitors would be needed in localities to meet identified population needs. Business cases and Investment profiles agreed. 2013 • Public Health transferred to the Local Authority in 2013, however the commissioning of Health Visiting & FNP Services moved to NHS England for a period of two years to complete the investment and transformation programme. 2015 • Commissioning responsibility for Health Visiting and Family Nurse Partnership services will transfer from NHS England to Local Authorities on 1st October to complete the transfer of public health functions. Why the focus on Health Visiting? Public Health - The foundations for virtually every aspect of human development – physical, intellectual and emotional – are set in place during pregnancy and in early childhood. Economic - Successive academic and economic reviews have demonstrated the economic and social value of prevention and early intervention programmes in pregnancy and the early years. Competency - Health Visitors, specialist community public health nurses, have a unique role in identifying need and supporting the development and wellbeing of every child in England up to the age of 5. The Health Visiting Service… provides expert information, advice, guidance and interventions to help parents become the best parent they can be and give their children the best start in life. has a central role in improving the health outcomes of populations, reducing inequalities, protecting children from harm and identifying additional needs at the earliest opportunity. leads the delivery of the national Healthy Child Programme 0-5 for every child is the only service that comprehensively assesses the health, wellbeing and social needs of every child at crucial stages of their development between pregnancy and the age of 3, often in the home environment. Healthy Child Programme An universal schedule of evidence based assessments, screening, immunisations and contacts aimed at promoting and protecting the health and wellbeing of all children as well as identifying needs early and taking appropriate additional action. National Core Service Specification Local provision Two providers of CIOS Health Visiting Cornwall Partnership Foundation Trust • Health Visiting • FNP • Health Visitors in Royal Cornwall LAC Specialist Hospital Trust Nursing Team Three key aspects increase qualified Health Visiting workforce Transform the Health Visitor service increase the number of Family Nurse Partnership places Increasing the workforce May 2010 81fte qualified HV’s March 2015 117fte qualified HV’s Transform the Health Visiting service Public Health & Prevention Population uptake of core checks Evidence based tools Workforce development Pathways of care Safeguarding Supervision Engagement of service users Population uptake of core checks Antenatal Newbirth 6-8 weeks * 3-4 months * By 1 year 2-2.5 years 53% 70% Q2 2014 Increasing universal uptake - 1 year review Q3 2013 Evidence based tools examples Solihull Family Partnership Model Motivational Interviewing Baby Friendly Ages & Stages 3 & SE Evidence Based Assessments of Need Check uptake increase from 67% to 74% ASQ to be nationally introduced 60% of reviews used ASQ 88% of staff trained by Q2 Workforce Development examples NHS Employers Leadership of change training Action Learning Set for CPT’s Preceptorship programme Communities of practice Snapshot of local developments Equitable practice on the Isles of Scilly HV in pre-birth assessment team HV in MARU (multi-agency referral and assessment unit) Multi-Agency Antenatal education Migrant Workers Needs analysis Doubled FNP capacity Restorative Supervision LAC Specialist Nursing Team Family Nurse Partnership Licenced model Capacity increased from 4 to 8 nurses Up to 200 places Supporting vulnerable first time young parents Looked After Children’s Team 3.4wte New nurses from HV investment High quality consistent assessment % reviews in time has increased from 34% to 90%+ Case management approach – nurse follows child Specific support for adoptive parents to support placement Developing clear pathways of care Development of champion roles • Domestic Abuse • Perinatal Mental Health Infant Feeding •Infant Feeding coordinator •BFI accreditation across Hospital & Community Perinatal mental health & attachment • Currently use Woolley questions, GAD7 & PHQ9 • Reviewing use of Promotional guides / MORS Integrating two year reviews • Introduction of ASQ • Working with Early years to streamline delivery • Part of Social Marketing project Engaging families Needs analysis Social marketing Meridian Survey/Friends and family HV Challenges Increased accessibility & expectation Achieving Population Uptake Maintaining focus upon public health and prevention as well as safeguarding Maintaining the workforce through change Actively engaging service users and influencing change Fit for purpose Information sharing and IT FNP Challenges Decreasing teenage pregnancy rate Staff turnover & sickness Achieving fidelity of programme in a rural geography Ensuring alignment to HV & Early Years services to provide a continuum of support Any questions?