Location: ARU Peterborough
Areas of Expertise: Nursing and midwifery
Rachel is an experienced midwife with a particular interest in community based antenatal care, safe planned homebirths, and the significance of providing Continuity of Carer.
Prior to becoming a midwife, Rachel was a qualified nurse on an orthopaedic ward, before joining the maternity team, supporting midwives providing postnatal and transitional care. Rachel graduated with BSc (Hons) Midwifery from Homerton School of Health Studies in 2005 and has worked clinically across all areas of midwifery, specialising in community care. Within this role, she provided autonomous caseload management, delivering continuity of antenatal care, postnatal care and homebirths.
Rachel teaches across the curriculum relating to the pre-registration midwifery programme and also supports clinical practice at North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust.