Dr Ally Jaffee is a London-based, multi-award-winning NHS Junior Doctor, passionate about Mental Health and planning on specialising in Psychiatry. Ally qualified from Bristol Medical School in 2021 and also holds a BSc degree in Medical Humanities & Creative Arts from Imperial College London. She is the author of 5 publications in leading Science Journals such as The Lancet and The BMJ.
Whilst at Medical School, Ally co-founded Nutritank, an acclaimed Nutrition & Lifestyle Start-up with a nationwide network of healthcare professionals and students. She has contributed to key policy-change work: getting a nutrition education clause (2.19) added to the 2019 NHS Long Term Plan and the creation of the gold-standard nutrition education curricula for medical students led by the AFN ( Association For Nutrition). Regarding Nutritank, Ally has appeared on TV alongside Jamie Oliver on Channel 4. She also received a place on the NHS Clinical Entrepreneurship Programme and a Fellowship at the Royal Academy of Arts (FRSA).
Ally is a passionate Mental Health Content Creator with over 18,000 followers across her social media platforms. She has spoken at high-level events including Google London, Royal Society of Medicine, University of Cambridge, University of Oxford, Imperial College London, The House of Lords, The Wellcome Collection, Soho House and Soho Theatre. She has spoken about Mental Health on GB News, in The Times and on multiple podcasts. A keen creative with a passion for the Arts, Ally wrote her BSc dissertation on ‘Cinema and Wellbeing’ and has written blogs, poetry and created Art around Mental Health too. Ally believes strongly in authenticity and openness and shares her own Mental Health struggles online and hopes to normalise the conversation.
Across her future Psychiatry career, Ally hopes to champion Nutritional Psychiatry and work with young people especially. Ally is enthusiastic about Social Prescribing and Holistic Mental Health Care She is a trustee of Chimo Trust, a charity set out to provide funding to UK registered charities which use social interventions through the arts, creativity, nature or sport as way of connecting with and helping young people (aged 11-25) experiencing mental health challenges.