3 Jun 2019

Dame Susan Bagshaw: doing it for the kids

From Karyn Hay Presents: Queen's Birthday, 11:45 am on 3 June 2019

Dr Susan Bagshaw has been recognised in this Queens' Birthday honours list for her tireless work to provide youth health services. One half of the Brilliant Bagshaws, She chairs the Korowai Youth Well-Being Trust which runs the Youth One Stop Shop 298 Youth Health in Christchurch. She founded the 198 youth one stop shop in the central city in 1995 where she worked as a primary care youth health specialist until its closure in 2010. She has been involved in advising what's now known as the Network of Youth One Stop Shops nationwide. Dr Bagshaw is now developing a Christchurch Youth Hub - Te Hurihanga o Rangatahi, a collaboration of health and social services and transitional housing for youth in central Christchurch.

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Photo: Dr Phil Bagshaw