Barnardo’s Cymru

Barnardo’s Cymru has been working in Wales for more than a century and currently runs around 80 services. Our aim is to reach out to the most disadvantaged children, young people, families and communities to help ensure that every child has the best possible start in life. We support some of the most vulnerable children with our services, campaigns and research.

We try to ensure that every young person can realise their full potential, whatever the circumstances of their life. We believe in children – no matter who they are or what they have been through.


ACEs Support Hub

The ACEs Support Hub has been set up by a voluntary collaboration of organisations called Cymru Well Wales, to support you in making changes that make Wales a leader in tackling and preventing ACEs.

Working with you, our mission is to share ideas and learning, and to challenge and change ways of working so together, we break the cycle of ACEs.


Emergency Services Hub

The Emergency Services Hub has been developed by the Royal Society of Public Health, Public Health England and key partner organisations from across the emergency services sector.

The purpose of the Emergency Services Hub is to provide access to resources for the three emergency services with the aim of sharing information, best practice and cooperation around public health.

Public Health England

Watch this space…. an exciting new page is coming to the Learning Network very soon which will tell us more about what Public Health England are doing in the ACE space.

Public Health England is an executive agency sponsored by the Department of Health and Social Care which exists to protect and improve England's health and wellbeing, and reduce health inequalities. 


Routine Enquiry About Childhood Adversity (REACh)

REACh was implemented across a large multi-site general practice in the North West of England from April to October 2017. Using qualitative and quantitative data, this report considers the feasibility and acceptability of ACE enquiry in general practice from both the patient and the practitioner perspective, and provides some initial insight into the potential impact of ACE enquiry on service delivery and patient health outcomes.

This report is intended as a proof of concept study for ACE enquiry in general practice and explores key findings from the evaluation of a pathfinder study for one such approach - Routine Enquiry About Childhood Adversity (REACh). View the infographic.


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