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Brook stands with medical experts to call for an end to the criminalisation of pregnant people

Brook has signed a letter to express our concern over two forthcoming prosecutions for illegal abortion. We do not believe it is in the public interest to prosecute a woman who has…

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Insights from Brook’s National Consultation

Matt Rigby, Head of Digital, explains how our National Consultation has helped shape digital innovation by clarifying the role of online services in improving access to sexual health care for…

Brook stands with medical experts to call for an end to the criminalisation of pregnant people

Brook has signed a letter to express our concern over two forthcoming prosecutions for illegal abortion. We do not believe it is in the public interest to prosecute a woman who has…

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Roe v Wade shows we cannot take abortion rights for granted

Lisa Hallgarten, Head of Policy and Public Affairs reflects upon the overturning of Roe v Wade and explains why the right to abortion in the UK is far more precarious…

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…

Heartstopper made me feel more comfortable in myself as a trans teenager

15-year-old Dew shares why he thinks the Heartstopper books by Alice Oseman and recent Netflix adaptation are so powerful. He explains what difference it would have made to him and…

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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…

Protected by PrEP – Improving health through harm reduction

Chad Morgan, a PrEP promotion specialist at Brook, talks about the work Brook is doing with communities in Lewisham to reduce HIV transmissions, and about the importance of harm reduction…

Why I Prefer Promoting Sex Positivity in the Community Over Its Online Alternative

Rachel Gambling, a Health Promotion Specialist at our all age service in Southend, talks about her career progression from podcasting at university to doing outreach work with Brook, and about…

Why trust, autonomy and opportunity are so vital for a healthy work culture

We spoke to Jo Redding, Senior Sexual Health Nurse in Dudley, about her career journey, how her role at Brook has evolved, and why it’s so important to feel supported…

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RSE at Home: Pleasure

RSE at Home with Brook is our series specially created for parents and carers who want to further support their children’s relationships and sex education at home. Brook expert staff…

Brook’s opportunities for learning and development

Brook’s Head of Quality Rachel Smith is leading on Brook’s innovative workforce development plan. Here she tells us why it’s so important to invest in the development of our staff…

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Responding to PM Boris Johnson’s comment about Gillick competence

On 6 April PM Boris Johnson made a statement in an interview with Sky News that undermines Gillick competence and young people’s rights. Brook’s Head of Policy and public Affairs…