Rachel Clarke is a current NHS doctor and former television journalist who cares passionately about standing up for her patients and the NHS. She originally read Politics, Philosophy and Economics at Oxford University before making current affairs documentaries about subjects as diverse as the Monica Lewinsky scandal, Al Qaeda and the civil war in the Democratic Republic of Congo. She retrained as a doctor in her late twenties, graduating in 2009.She now works in palliative medicine, believing that helping patients at the end of life experience the best quality life possible is priceless.Rachel lives in Oxford with her husband and two children.
This is a wonderful book. Rachel takes the worst life can throw at us and shows us the beauty in itA truly wonderful book. Read itHeart-wrenchingly tender - ObserverShe writes with a tender, lyrical beauty - Sunday TimesHer words are brimful of love, grace and kindness - Guardian