Redthread in the London Evening Standard

June 14th, 2017

John Poyton, our CEO, spoke to the Crime Editor at the London Evening Standard, Justin Davenport in June about the anecdotal spiral of violence and the subsequent need for earlier intervention. John described our work in London’s Major Trauma Centres and the ‘teachable moment’. He also discussed how young people are arriving at a Major […]

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Young Women’s Service Launch

Young Women’s Service Launch

June 9th, 2017

We are delighted to launch our new Young Women’s Service this week, which will see two specialist young women’s workers join the YVIP teams in King’s College Hospital and St George’s Hospital. The programme is funded from the Tampon Tax Fund through a partnership between HM Government and Comic Relief. Redthread and other organisations around […]

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HIVE Symposium

HIVE Symposium

June 6th, 2017

We are delighted to have been covered in Emergency Medicine Journal, about our work in the London’s four Major Trauma Centres and about our collaborative work within the national HIVE (Hospital based Interrupting Violence Exchange) network. In June 2016 Redthread officially launched the HIVE network after hosting a conference for established and emerging hospital-based violence intervention […]

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Promising results from the evaluation of our YVIP Programme

Promising results from the evaluation of our YVIP Programme

March 24th, 2017

Our Youth Violence Intervention Programme (YVIP) at St Mary’s Hospital is undergoing a three-year evaluation by NPC Associates. We have just received the report for the end of the second year, and are delighted with the results. Through our work we are aiming to deliver four outcomes: reducing risky lifestyles in the young people who […]

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Redthread launches HIVE

Redthread launches HIVE

February 9th, 2017

Last summer, Redthread hosted a conference for emerging and established hospital-based violence intervention programmes. Practitioners, clinicians and evaluators from all over the UK got together to share ideas and insights, and the day was a huge success. So much so, that feedback from the conference overwhelmingly said that the next step should be a national […]

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