We are keen to encourage young people's participation in health and care.
We engage with schools and our Chief Nurse Teresa Kearney and our PCRG Chair Gill Jones held virtual meetings with school leaders during the COVID-19 pandemic to give advice and support.
REPREZENT is a radio station and youth-led training and engagement organisation commissioned by the NHS and local authorities in Essex to start a refreshing conversation about mental wellbeing with local pupils.
Basildon and Brentwood CCG is part of the EWMHS collaborative which is commissioning this contract. The contract has been extended and REPREZENT are working in Basildon and Brentwood with schools and young people.
We work with local schools and run an annual competition for primary schools and youth organisations for Self Care Awareness Week in November.