Results of the FIRST STEPS study: a randomised controlled trial and economic evaluation of the Group Family Nurse Partnership (gFNP) programme compared to routine care in improving outcomes for high-risk mothers and their children and preventing abuse
Barnes, Jacqueline; Stuart, Jane; Allen, Elizabeth; Petrou, Stavros; Sturgess, Joanna; Barlow, Jane; Macdonald, Geraldine; Spiby, Helen; Aistrop, Dipti; Melhuish, Edward; Kim, Sung Wook; Pink, Joshua; Datta, Jessica; Elbourne, Diane
Sung Wook Kim
Background: Family Nurse Partnership (FNP) is a home-based nurse home-visiting programme to support vulnerable parents. Group FNP (gFNP) has similar aims and materials and was demonstrated to be feasible in implementation evaluations.
Objectives: To determine whether gFNP, compared to usual care, could reduce risk factors for maltreatment in a vulnerable group and be cost effective.
Design: A multi-site randomised controlled parallel-group trial and prospective economic evaluation, with eligible women allocated (minimised by site and maternal age group) to gFNP or usual care.
Setting: Community locations in the UK.
Participants: Expectant mothers aged
|Journal Article Type||Article|
|Publication Date||Nov 15, 2017|
|Journal||Public Health Research|
|Publisher||NIHR Journals Library|
|Peer Reviewed||Peer Reviewed|
|APA6 Citation||Barnes, J., Stuart, J., Allen, E., Petrou, S., Sturgess, J., Barlow, J., …Elbourne, D. (2017). Results of the FIRST STEPS study: a randomised controlled trial and economic evaluation of the Group Family Nurse Partnership (gFNP) programme compared to routine care in improving outcomes for high-risk mothers and their children and preventing abuse. Public Health Research, 5(9), doi:10.3310/phr05090|
|Keywords||group support; parenting attitudes; maternal sensitivity; mental health|
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changes accepted revision of First Steps report Dec 8.pdf
Copyright information regarding this work can be found at the following address: http://eprints.nottingham.ac.uk/end_user_agreement.pdf
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