Rachel Starer, General Practitioner at Didcot Health Centre.
Rachel graduated from The University of Manchester in 1986.
In view of her widespread interests and experience, Rachel became enthralled with general practice and the concept of providing long term care to families, valuing the in depth knowledge and relationships that developed.
Rachel’s professional interests have included teaching fourth and fifth year Oxford medical students undertaking attachments in General Practice. In addition, she teaches Communication Skills to fourth year undergraduates at the John Radcliffe and continues to participate in teaching programmes for school–age students who are considering a career in medicine, with outreach programmes provided by Oriel College and The Sutton Trust. She was co-opted on to the Oxford MND Steering Group as GP lead, and then participated in the development of the NICE Guidelines on Motor Neurone Disease published in 2016.
She has been involved with SOFEA, South Oxfordshire Food Education Alliances since before its start up in 2014 and joined the Board of Trustees for Sobell House in 2017.
In her free time, Rachel enjoy walks with her husband, two daughters and their dog, loves classical music and enjoy theatre, cooking, sewing and maintaining a longstanding interest in medical ethics.