Domestic Abuse in teenage Relationships – George Eliot School YPPB:

After the success of the YPPB at Avon Valley school as a model, I was asked to establish another group but this time we would instead be exploring issues around domestic abuse in teenage relationships. Sue Ingram, a fabulous woman who has the unfortunate title of being Warwickshire’s Domestic Abuse Coordinator, asked if we would […]

Why we should listen – YPPB

I was approached by Warwickshire’s Respect Yourself Campaign team and asked if I would set up a Young People’s Project Board, as they wanted to seek the views of a group of young people to help them design a new service seeker app’ for mobile phones.   The brief was to design a service seeker […]


As an organisation we were really pleased to be awarded another Mystery Shopping project after the success and engagement of the previous programme we delivered over the summer. Between January and March 2013 we recruited a number of young people to pose as service users to help assess a total of 47 services that deliver […]


In the summer months of 2012 we were commissioned by Warwickshire’s Respect Yourself Campaign and NHS Coventry, to deliver a “Mystery Shopping” programme on their behalf. In short we were to recruit a group of young people to pose as service users to help assess a number of sexual health services from across Coventry and […]

Holland… what happened next

Since our visit I have been busy working as both part of the group compiling the report of our findings and also part the group that put together the Double Dutch conference. Click here for a taster! Embarrassing seeing myself on film but good none the less! At the conference I delivered a workshop ‘Be […]

SASH “Innovations in Sexual Health” Event

Tomorrow Tuesday 12th February 2013, Coventry University’s research centre are hosting an event exploring Innovations in Sexual Health” and we have been asked to present our work with the Young people’s Project Board (YPPB) that helped to develop the new Respect Yourself website. My presentation: “The importance of (really) listening” – is a chance to […]