Rachel is the Chair of the Royal College of Nursing Professional Nursing Committee, which is responsible and accountable for the professional work of the college. This is a voluntary, elected position. Rachel is a Fellow of the RCN.
Rachel is a children’s cancer nurse by background and has been involved in developing services for children and young people with cancer at the local, national and international level. Now retired, she has remained active in the field of children’s cancer care in a number of voluntary, advisory and professional roles. Rachel has a particular interest in international health care and in 2020 was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award by the International Society of Paediatric Oncology.