Palliative Care Physician; Author, Breathtaking: Life and Death in a Time of Contagion
Rachel Clarke is a published writer and medical doctor specialising in palliative care for the National Health System (NHS) in England. Her newest book, Breathtaking: Life and Death in a Time of Contagion (Little Brown, 2021) captures what it was like inside the NHS for patients, staff and families during the first wave of COVID-19. Rachel has written for The Guardian, Sunday Times, New York Times, Independent, Telegraph and Lancet. She has appeared on BBC Radio and Sky News, among others. Her first book, the Sunday Times bestselling Your life in My Hands, depicted life for a junior doctor on the NHS frontline.