Public health and prevention

We have a longstanding interest in public health projects that improve young people’s health. Much of our policy work is on prevention, including our response to consultations.

A youth-led inquiry into climate change and health

Advocating for young people's healthReport from our youth-led inquiry into how climate change is affecting young people’s health.

Improving access to secondary care for young people

illustration of document, barrier, open doors, stethoscopeReport looking at ways of improving access to secondary outpatient care around the age of transfer between paediatric and adult services.

Public health outcome data

Data for some of the public health outcomes that are most relevant to young people.

Youth violence

Approximately 5% of 13-15 year olds think their friends carry weapons.Briefing paper outlining what a public health approach to youth knife crime might mean.