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Empowering young people affected by violence to keep themselves and others safe.

We are a movement of young healthcare volunteers who train young people to become lifesavers in their communities, using teachable moment style interventions with partners across the UK.

About us

StreetDoctors volunteer Kwaku talks to The Sun about inspiring young people to save lives

“When I see how much it motivates them, it motivates me too.” Kwaku, as part of The National Lottery’s Who Cares Wins Awards, tells his story of growing up around knife crime and what he does for his community now.

Read Kwaku’s inspiring story here

8 Minutes to Save a Life

It takes 8 minutes for an ambulance to arrive on the scene of a stabbing, and in that time you could help save a life. What else could you do? Our new campaign for young people.

About the campaign

Get involved with StreetDoctors

Reducing Violence Programme

Our Reducing Violence Programme trains 11-25 year olds in emergency first-aid, including what to do if someone is bleeding or knocked out.

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Become a StreetDoctors supporter

We need your support. Help us to empower young people at risk to both prevent and reduce violence, making them part of the solution.

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Our healthcare volunteer trainers

Our young healthcare volunteer trainers deliver our training to criminal justice services, schools and youth, sports and community groups.

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Our impact

20k+

young people have been trained by StreetDoctors to be lifesavers since 2013!

2.2k

young people were trained in 2020 by working with 175 partners all over the UK

95%

young people understand the consequences of violence after attending our training

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I feel if young people knew about the stuff that I learnt in StreetDoctors it would be better to help young people develop as a society and the next generation.

Young person who attended StreetDoctors training