A realist evaluation of the enhanced health visiting service in NHS Ayrshire and Arran

An evaluation of the NHS Ayrshire and Arran enhanced health visiting service. The evaluation aimed to understand how the service works for both parents and health visitors with a view to informing the implementation and evaluation of an increased health visiting service in Scotland.


This Evaluation was funded by the Directorate for Chief Nursing Officer, Patients, Public and Health Professions, Scottish Government.

Our thanks to Donna McKee, Senior Manager, Universal Early Years and Family Nurse Partnership Lead at NHS Ayrshire and Arran for granting us the opportunity to undertake this evaluation. We thank Gillian Arnold, Implementation Manager, Family Nurse Partnership at NHS Ayrshire and Arran who helped to organise potential participants. Also, many thanks to the participants themselves for taking part in the evaluation.

SCPHRP core funding is from the Medical Research Council and the Scottish Chief Scientist Office.


Email: Julia Egan

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