Integrated Specialist Public Health Nursing -9 months to 19 (25) (ISPHNS)
The ISPHN 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, mainstream and specialist education provision.
The service deliver mandated contacts for under 5’s, as well as Early support and assessment and referral to the Early Support Panel for children with additional needs; this also involves ongoing signposting to other services and support as required by individual families, children and young people.
The ISPHN Service contributes to 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.
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.