Dr. Rachel Clarke is a palliative care doctor and writer.
Palliative care doctor & campaigner Rachel Clarke, better known as @doctor_oxford on Twitter, is on this week's episode of Full Disclosure with James O'Brien. In her most recent book, ‘Breathtaking: Inside the NHS in a time of Pandemic’, Dr Clarke writes what it was really like inside the NHS for patients, staff and families during the first wave of Covid-19. Rachel joins James on the day the UK reached 100,000 COVID related-deaths.
Jeremy talks to Dr Rachel Clarke, specialist in palliative care, about the meaning of a good death and her experience of the pandemic.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Dr Rachel Clarke is a specialist in palliative medicine, author of Dear Life: A Doctor’s Story of Love and Loss, and outspoken supporter of the NHS. In this episode, she chats to Mickey about the current state of things in the NHS, what with coronavirus, lockdown and government aides doing whatever the fuck they like, and shares some cockle-warming stories of how she’s helped people live their last days to the full, the heartbreaking story of her dad’s terminal cancer diagnosis, and some frankly horrifying stats on hospice funding.  Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/standardissuespodcast.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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