Evaluation of the Nurture Programme: Infant Health and Wellbeing

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In just five years, the Nurture Programme: Infant Health and Wellbeing has created a variety of new tools, systems and resources for parents and for child health practitioners. These developments will support the health service in its work with families and children under the age of three.

The Nurture Programme was evaluated by Quality Matters in partnership with Dublin City University in December 2019. A learning report was also published in March 2020.

The service improvements created under the Nurture Programme continue to be implemented and further developed as part of the HSE’s National Healthy Childhood Programme

Learn more about the evaluation of the Programme through the below resources.

The Nurture Programme: Evaluation Resources

Better for every child: Nurture Programme evaluation – summary report (PDF, size 2.3MB, 36 pages)

Better for every child: Nurture Programme evaluation – full report (PDF, size 3MB, 70 pages)

Nurture Programme evaluation findings (Video, 2:33)

The launch of ‘Better for every child’ (Video, 2:49)

Presentations from the launch of the Evaluation Report (PDF, size 9.9MB, 77 pages)

Paul Reid, CEO of the HSE, launches the evaluation findings (8 minute video)

The Learning from the Nurture Programme

Delivering Systems Change: Report on the Learning from the Nurture Programme (PDF, size 862.9KB, 32 pages)

The Learning from the Nurture Programme (Video, 3:40)

Presentations from the launch of the Learning Report (PDF, size 3.4MB, 70 pages)

How parent consultation shaped the Nurture Programme infographic (PDF, size 450.4KB, 1 page)

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