Rachel joined the Northern England Maternity Network in September 2016 after 14 months maternity leave but has working within the Northern England Clinical Networks since its inception in 2013.
From January 2017 Rachel became Network Delivery Lead for the Northern England Perinatal Mental Health Network, initially delivering on the Five Year Forward View for Mental Health, Better Births and currently focusing on the Long Term Plan.
Alongside this Rachel leads on the Maternity Dashboard where maternity data from across the North East North Cumbria region is examined to establish how maternity services are doing against national, regional and local targets and quality measures.
Rachel works part-time for the Maternity, Children and Families Network. She has an interest in holistic health and recently qualified as a yoga teacher and is now studying a diploma in Ayurveda.