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Congratulations to our Lived Experience Champions for winning a Barnardo's Excellence Award!

Updated: Feb 17, 2022

Four young people from Bristol have been awarded Barnardo’s Excellence Award for their work championing the health needs of care leavers.

Over the past year they have consulted their peers to look at ways to improve primary health services and mental health services.

In their report young people talk about;

  • Experiences of stigma

  • The service gap at age 18

The benefits to mental health of;

  • Social prescribing

  • Positive activities

  • Peer support

They presented their report to local health providers, Bristol City Council, the board of the CCG and have been part of a national pilot.

We are really proud of their hard work and the report they produced.

A Health Offer for Care Experienced Young People - final
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