Gabrielle Anne-Marie Mathews

Gabrielle Mathews, Youth Expert Advisor, NHS England; England

Youth Expert Advisor, NHS England; England

Gabrielle is a multi-award-winning children and young people’s health advocate. A long-term patient, she role models the inclusion of patients in strategic decision-making as the youngest member of the NHS Assembly. She also works as a Youth Expert Advisor to the NHS England Children and Young People’s Transformation Programme, which oversees the healthcare of all CYP in England and a member of the Paediatric Clinical Reference Group of NHSE.

She sits as an Oversight Board member to the Research and Economic Analysis for the Long-term (REAL) centre at the Health Foundation. Her advocacy work extends outside of healthcare; she is a board member of the #iwill Partnership board, a trustee of the Imperial College Union and works across the Youth Sector as a representative on the BackYouthAlliance.

She is an alumni member of the NHS Youth Forum and former chair of the Young Persons’ Advisory Group at Birmingham Children’s Hospital. Additionally, Gabrielle is a final-year medical student at Imperial College London where she recently completed an intercalated Global Health BSc (Hons).