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#switchtoremote: reflections on the first few weeks of remote working in lockdown.

April 15th, 2020

Like many organisations, Redthread has had to rethink its delivery in light of the COVID-19 crisis. Our eight Youth Violence Intervention Programme teams have switched to remote working, meaning the service looks very different to how it did even a month ago. Our Director of Programmes, Jacqui Highfield, reflects upon this period of flux, and […]

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Covid-19 and changes to our delivery

March 25th, 2020

At Redthread we work shoulder to shoulder with NHS colleagues. Since beginning our Youth Violence Intervention Programme at Kings College Hospital 15 years ago, we’ve been in emergency departments reaching young victims of violence and helping them to recover and turn their lives around. Our Youth Work teams take the pressure off doctors and nurses […]

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CEA Day- how we spot exploitation in health care settings

March 18th, 2020

We asked our Young Women’s team to share their experiences and have created a downloadable infographic for any staff based in health care settings. My name is Fiona and I am one of the Young Women’s Workers for Redthread. I am based in a major trauma centre hospital and support young women aged between 11 […]

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Redthread’s Youth Violence Intervention Programme to expand to three more hospitals

January 16th, 2020

We’re searching the capital for compassionate and courageous people who are committed to helping young Londoners to lead healthy, safe and happy lives. Roles range from senior management level through to frontline youth worker jobs. Most of the of the new starters will work within Redthread’s pioneering hospital-based Youth Violence Intervention Programme when it expands […]

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Redthread expand youth violence intervention programme to UCLH

December 16th, 2019

Redthread is working in partnership with UCLH and Camden and Islington Councils,  in a programme to reduce violence and exploitation among London’s 11-24 year olds. An estimated 200 young people attend the four London major trauma centres per month having been stabbed or assaulted. Data from Redthread shows that the majority of them will have […]

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