Type 1, not typecast 

Type 1, not typecast 

In 2023 Andrew took part in our engagement project ‘Understanding the experiences of young people with type 1 diabetes from communities that experience marginalisation’.  As someone living with Type 1 diabetes and a neurodiverse condition we are delighted to share his...
Reimagining food in secondary schools

Reimagining food in secondary schools

As part of the We Are Food Secure 11-19 project in Newham over 40 stakeholders got together last month to brainstorm how secondary schools can play a part in reducing food insecurity for teenagers. In the first stage of this Health Foundation funded project we had...
Newham’s We Are Food Secure 11-19 project – how is it going?

Newham’s We Are Food Secure 11-19 project – how is it going?

Despite a huge focus on the cost of living crisis in the UK and the increase in food banks, we really do not know much about how food insecurity is experienced by teenagers, or the particular impact on their health and wellbeing.  Yet there are many good reasons for...