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Integrated Specialist Public Health Nursing (ISPHN) Service

Description

The Integrated Specialist Public Health Nursing (ISPHNS) service provides the Healthy Child Programme, Safeguarding and Public Health Nursing services from the 28th week of pregnancy until your child leaves school, and for those children with Special Needs and disabilities the service continues until 25 years.

The service delivers Health Visits, mandated contacts for under 5s, provides Early Support, can assess and refer families with children with additional needs to the Early Support Panel and signposts families to other services and support.

The ISPHN Service helps in the development of Education Health Care Plans (EHCP) and establish partnership and collaborative working systems with families and other agencies to support families.

Family Nurse Partnership Programme (FNP)

The FNP Programme is an integral part of the ISPHN service. It is a voluntary programme offered to under 20 year olds expecting their first baby (25 year olds for Mothers with SEND). A specially trained family nurse will work with you on lots of different aspects of pregnancy and parenthood and provide the Healthy Child Programme. They usually visit every one to two weeks starting in early pregnancy until the child is two years old. The programme can be fit around you and your specific needs.

Immunisation Team

Our immunisation team delivers immunisations in secondary schools, special schools and other education providers across the East Riding. Their focus is providing the HPV (anti-cervical cancer) vaccine for all girls in year 8 (first dose) and year 9 (second dose), and booster immunisations for all young people in year 9.

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Service provided at school, children's centres and health centres.
Registered service and regulatory body

An NHS service regulated by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). Individual qualified nurses regulated by the The Nursing and Midwifery Council.

Staff training and experience

Staff receive regular training from the East Riding CCG Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) Designated Clinical officer. Language and Sign Language interpretators can be requested in advance from external partners.

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Description

The Integrated Specialist Public Health Nursing (ISPHNS) service provides the Healthy Child Programme, Safeguarding and Public Health Nursing services from the 28th week of pregnancy until your child leaves school, and for those children with Special Needs and disabilities the service continues until 25 years.

The service delivers Health Visits, mandated contacts for under 5s, provides Early Support, can assess and refer families with children with additional needs to the Early Support Panel and signposts families to other services and support.

The ISPHN Service helps in the development of Education Health Care Plans (EHCP) and establish partnership and collaborative working systems with families and other agencies to support families.

Family Nurse Partnership Programme (FNP)

The FNP Programme is an integral part of the ISPHN service. It is a voluntary programme offered to under 20 year olds expecting their first baby (25 year olds for Mothers with SEND). A specially trained family nurse will work with you on lots of different aspects of pregnancy and parenthood and provide the Healthy Child Programme. They usually visit every one to two weeks starting in early pregnancy until the child is two years old. The programme can be fit around you and your specific needs.

Immunisation Team

Our immunisation team delivers immunisations in secondary schools, special schools and other education providers across the East Riding. Their focus is providing the HPV (anti-cervical cancer) vaccine for all girls in year 8 (first dose) and year 9 (second dose), and booster immunisations for all young people in year 9.

Age
0-25
How to access
  • Your school, nursery or children's centre can refer you
Who is this for?
  • Any type of disability or learning difficulty
  • Anyone with a disability or SEN, diagnosis not needed.