Violence Reduction Academy

NHS Violence Reduction Academy Learning Event

On Thursday 1st February, the Violence Reduction Academy, hosted by the NHS London Violence Reduction Programme, held its first virtual learning event via webinar– An Introduction to a Health-Based Approach to Reducing Violence in Communities. The event was moderated by Martin P Griffiths, Clinical Director for Violence Reduction at NHS England (London) and Consultant Trauma …

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Peer Power Youth presents at Violence Reduction Academy Launch

Peer Power Youth were delighted to attend and support the launch of the London Violence Reduction Academy. The Young Partners thought it was rewarding to be part of an event where we were young people were given an opportunity, not only to attend but to be heard. Our young people are passionate about using their …

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Introducing our academic partners Sania Shakoor, Heather McMullen and Mark Freestone

In Touch spoke with Sania Shakoor and Heather McMullen from London’s Queen Mary University, which has been selected as the academic partner to the NHS London Violence Reduction Academy. Together with co-lead Mark Freestone, Sania and Heather, work for the University’s Wolfson Institute of Public Health WIPH – Wolfson Institute of Population Health (qmul.ac.uk) and …

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New NHS London Violence Reduction Academy to help tackle interpersonal violence in London

This June, the NHS London Violence Reduction Programme in partnership with Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) launched the Violence Reduction Academy, a new initiative which aims to build evidence and share best practice around ways to reduce violence, supporting the health system to implement them across the capital. The NHS London Violence Reduction Programme …

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Launch of new NHS London Violence Reduction Academy to help tackle interpersonal violence in London

This June, the NHS London Violence Reduction Programme will launch the NHS London Violence Reduction Academy, in association with the academic partner chosen to work with the Programme on the delivery of the Academy work. The Violence Reduction Academy is a new initiative which aims to build evidence and share best practice around ways to reduce violence, supporting the health system to implement them across the capital.

Violence Reduction e-Learning Resource

Last spring, the London Violence Reduction Programme (in collaboration with Health Education England) launched an e-learning module on the role of health in reducing and preventing serious youth violence. The below graphic provides a summary of how the resource has been received by health and care professionals to date. Please continue to promote and share the resource across local networks.

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