Baroness Doreen Massey, AYPH Patron

Baroness Doreen Massey, AYPH Patron

We were incredibly sad to hear of the death of our Patron Doreen Massey last week.  She is a profound loss to our organisation and to the young people’s health field.  We wanted to share some reflections from staff, patrons and trustees on the importance of her work...
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...
Comfortable spaces open up conversations

Comfortable spaces open up conversations

As we launch findings from our recent series of engagement events with young people and families in Complications from Excess Weight clinics, Lindsay Starbuck, AYPH Youth Participation coordinator, reflects on the importance of creating safe spaces for young people to...
Climate change and young people’s health

Climate change and young people’s health

Throughout 2022 we supported our Youth Advisory Panel (YAP) to conduct a youth-led inquiry into how climate change is affecting young people’s health. The panel wanted to understand how the environment and climate change are impacting on young people’s health now, in...
The importance of rights respecting youth spaces

The importance of rights respecting youth spaces

Following our We’re All Right project we have had the pleasure of developing and running youth led workshops on creating rights based approaches. These highlighted the important role of free youth spaces that young people choose to attend and how they provide informal...