What does our new logo say about AYPH

Emma Rigby, Chief Executive Earlier this year our fantastic team of staff and trustees set about agreeing a new logo for AYPH, which will be followed by a new website due to be launched in the coming weeks. … Read More

Let’s hear from young people and their families about their experiences of managing asthma

Jeremy Sachs and Emma Rigby, Association for Young People’s Health How do young people feel about the way their asthma is managed? What kind of information works best for them and what services and support do they prefer? … Read More

Where are we with Covid-19 vaccinations and children and young people?

Covid-19 Vaccination recommendations for young people are changing.  AYPH’s Vicky Robinson provides an update on the current situation and looks at the picture in the four countries of the UK. On 19 July the governments of England, Wales,… Read More

Trying to pin down UK youth homelessness data

Lucy Ross is a research intern at AYPH, helping to collate data for the next edition of ‘Key Data on Young People’, which AYPH publishes every two years. In this blog she explains some of the challenges of… Read More

Helping parents and carers of young people with mental health problems: What can we do?

In our new briefing, AYPH’s Ann Hagell and our colleague James Kenrick pulled together some key messages about improving support for parents and carers of young people with mental health problems.  At the Association for Young People’s Health… Read More

There are young people among us – let’s celebrate their contribution to health and social care during the pandemic

Emma Rigby, George Fielding and Charli Clement We are so excited to be celebrating the Power of Youth day and thinking about all things youth, health and social care!  We have been working together as the new chairs… Read More

“The teacher and the teenage brain”

Dr John Coleman Publisher:  Routledge Publication Date:  27th May 2021 We are delighted to share a blog from our patron and former chair Dr John Coleman to mark the launch of his new book.  Making sure that we… Read More

Exploring the experiences of students during Covid-19

  The Covid-19 pandemic forced everyone to change their way of living. Some of those most affected have been students, as school and university was cancelled and teaching was moved online. Currently, schools have reopened, but most university… Read More

Top tips from young people on how to lead successful Relationships, Sex and Health Education in secondary schools

"I think it's really important for young people to have high-quality RSHE in order to develop well as young people."

Relationships, Sex and Health Education (RSHE) has been compulsory for KS3 & KS4 (ages 11 – 15) since September 2020 and Relationships and Health Education has been compulsory at KS1 and 2. However, this has been an incredibly… Read More

When will children and young people receive the Covid-19 vaccination?

young woman receiving a vaccination injection

For the vast majority of children and young people Covid-19 vaccination is not recommended at the moment due to the low level of risk facing young people.  Currently those aged 16 and above who are clinically extremely vulnerable… Read More