Stroke Specialist Nurse Practitioner at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham part University Hospitals Birmingham (UHB) Foundation Trust
Rachael’s nursing career has included working in elderly care and stroke. In her current role she assists in the development of stroke services. Clinically she is involved in the triage, and assessment of patients as well as requesting diagnostic requesting and ongoing care and management of stroke patients. Rachael is also actively involved in stroke research and recruits to stroke trials and is the Principle Investigator for nursing related studies at UHB. She is also a guest lecturer at Coventry University and Birmingham University teaching acute stroke care and assessment on stroke and neurology degree modules. Rachael’s interests are in stroke in the younger adult, haemorrhagic stroke, continence post stroke and psychological issues post stroke.