Since 2001 the World Health Organisation Health Organisation Europe’s Family Specialist Community Public Health Nurse - Family Health Nurse role has been developing in remote and rural areas of Scotland.
In 2003, an independent evaluation identified a need for facilitation of the Specialist Community Public Health Nurse - Family Health Nurse role and family-health orientated approaches with local primary health care teams. The Scottish Executive Health Department appointed three part-time, regionally-based Family Health Practice Development Facilitators (FHPDFs) in December 2003 to work over an 18-month period. The Scottish government are currently exploring the possibility of rolling out the model across Scotland.
This supporting information is also known by these names:
|shortname||Family Health Nurse|
|plural||Specialist Community Public Health Nurse - Family Health Nurses|
|fullname||Specialist Community Public Health Nurse - Family Health Nurse|