WELCOME!

Nottingham University Hospitals (NUH) Youth Service supports young people aged 11-21 years, living with long-term health conditions. #InspireEnableAchieve

GET INVOLVED!

Our weekly Youth Club enables young people to come together for peer support and for personal & social development, whilst taking part in a wide-range of activities.

GET INVOLVED!

Our Group Work Sessions are based upon young people’s interests & needs and enable peer support & social development. Accreditation units can also be gained from taking part.

CAN YOU HELP?

Support from local organisations enable us to offer many opportunities for young people. If you can support us in any way at all, please get in touch.

FUNDING

All of our programme of activities is provided through charitable funding, sponsorship and grants.  Big thanks to everyone who supports us, especially Nottingham Hospitals Charity who are our main supporter.

TESTIMONIALS

There are many benefits to getting involved with the Youth Service.  We have lots of feedback from young people, staff, volunteers and families about the work that we do.

 

LATEST NEWS!

Health Transition Video

Some of our young people have been putting together a video on Health Transition.

You can view it via our YouTube Channel here…

 

NUH Youth Voice!

Our new Youth Forum meet monthly on Zoom.  Want to make a difference to young people’s health and have your say?

See how you can get involved:

 

 

New Young People’s Wellbeing Sessions!

We have some new 121 and group sessions running every week to help boost positive mental health & wellbeing…

Click here for further information & how to get involved…

WELCOME TO THE NUH YOUTH SERVICE …

Our award-winning Youth Service supports young people aged 11-21 years, living with a wide range of long-term health
conditions.

The Youth Service will:

INSPIRE
Young people to reach their potential

ENABLE
Young people to have a voice

ACHIEVE
Support young people to ACHIEVE

I am proud to be part of a fantastic team who work well as a unit and make activities enjoyable for everyone.
Volunteer
NUH Youth Service is a fabulous but increasingly necessary addition to Children’s Services here at NUH.
Senior Respiratory Nurse
I have met loads of new friends and done stuff I would never imagined I would. Having a chronic condition does not have to hold you back!
Young person aged 16
I love the Youth Room so much! I can get away from it all when I feel swamped by medical stuff and I can just come and chill out in a place where people understand me.
Young person aged 16
I am so grateful for the Youth Room. The staff are really friendly, caring and supportive. They always listen to me.
Young person aged 15
Thank you for inviting me on the residential. It was the best trip that I have been on! I met lots of new friends and it helped my confidence.
Young person aged 13
Well done to all of you for recognising the needs of these young people and their families and developing a best practice initiative!
Consultant Paeditrician
I was really bored in hospital until I was told about the Youth Room. You don’t have to stay in bed being miserable, it’s great!
Young person aged 14
The Youth Work course has been fantastic! I have learnt about new theories and skills to give me more confidence when working with young people.
Volunteer
This is a great learning experience for me! I have learnt to work as part of a team and encourage others whilst making a difference to the lives of young people in hospital.
Volunteer

What is the

ASPIRE PROGRAMME?

…it’s for young people aged 11-19 years, living with long-term health conditions. It is designed to help you meet other young people, manage your health condition and develop life skills.

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