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Brook response to Oldham Independent Review

Brook is deeply saddened that young people in Oldham experienced this tragic abuse and exploitation. These young people deserved better and should have received better care from the system. Through…

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Confusing guidance is putting trans and non-binary young people at risk

Following the recent Attorney General’s announcement that ‘schools have no obligation to accommodate trans pupils’, Brook’s Head of Policy and Public Affairs, Lisa Hallgarten, explores what this means for young…

Brook response to the ruling of Quincy Bell and Mrs A v The Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust

Brook welcomes the ruling as upholding the right of young people to consent to medical treatment. In response to the ruling of the Court of Appeal in the judgment of…

Bell v Tavistock Appeal

Brook is intervening in the appeal as we believe the Bell judgement poses serious risks to other forms of healthcare and young people’s autonomy. Many clinicians across a range of…

General Election 2019: Brook’s priorities for a new government

As the nation prepares to drag itself to the polling station for the fourth time in as many years, the media are adding to our ennui by telling us that whatever the party manifestos say this is just a ‘Brexit Election’ *sigh*.