The young people work with NHS
England, Public Health England and Department of Health to work in
partnership with us to improve the services for young people.
Using this approach to build youth voice in the NHS we hope to
bring young people's views, ideas and experiences into the heart of
our work. As well as the individual members of the forum, we
are using social media approaches to widen involvement and
The purpose of the Youth Forum is to:
- Listen to young people's experiences and ideas for
- Work with a diverse range of young people who can bring their
perspectives and experiences of healthcare services to help us
understand and improve services.
- Seek advice from young people about national programmes of work
in the NHS
Information about the Youth Forum can be found here
including a short film about the priorities that the forum will
tackle this year. You can meet your 2015/16 NHS Youth Forum members
The forum will work closely with NHS England's Board to deliver
their objectives. The delivery of the Forum is supported by the
British Youth Council and a reference group of a wide range of
youth sector partners. This group will also be part of the emerging
NHS Citizen programme - a network of people and patients who can
work with us to improve healthcare.