Rachael is the chief nurse at East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust and has been a registered general nurse for 25 year after completing her training at Kings College Hospital London. Rachael has worked across complex health and care settings in acute, community, integrated and independent healthcare sectors. with a first degree in nursing practice and a masters degree in nursing research and innovation, Rachael is now undertaking MBA at Ashridge Business School.
Rachael is passionate about delivering nursing, midwifery and allies health professional excellence at all levels, striving for international recognition of excellence in nursing practice. Nurturing and growing talent, enhancing the wellbeing of the workforce and embedding excellence practice with a personal commitment to research, transformation, innovation and improvement is what motivates and energises Rachael.
Rachael is a Trustee for the Burdett Nursing Trust, is a Florence Nightingale Foundation Scholar and a Visiting Senior Clinical Fellow at the University of Hertfordshire and has published in nursing literature.