Rachel Howard qualified as an Occupational therapist in 1994 from the University of Northumbria at Newcastle and since graduation as worked across many clinical settings within the NHS including acute hospital care, mental health, stroke and neurological rehabilitation and community Intermediate Care and Enablement teams
Rachel has also worked in team leader and managerial positions within the NHS and is currently working in HomeFirst which is a joint health and social care funded team in North Hertfordshire as a senior clinician.
Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust provides a range of health services for adults and children who live in the county. Our services are vast and range from school nursing and health visiting for children and young people, to district nurses, diabetes services, and rehabilitations in community hospitals, as well as other specialist services for adults.
The vast majority of this care is provided in patients’ own homes, at their schools, children’s centres or from local health centres.