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BANNAR Chair

 Dr Rachel Tattersall

BMedSci 1992
Mb ChB 1995
MRCP 1998
FRCP 2012
PhD 2013 

Rachel Tattersall is an Adolescent Rheumatologist and clinical lead for the integrated Sheffield MSK service. She works in Sheffield at both Sheffield Children’s Hospital and Sheffield Teaching Hospitals. With rheumatology teams at both hospital Trusts she runs a seamless service for 10-25 year old patients designed to make the transition from childrens’ to adult services as smooth as possible, to give young people in the service as many choices about their care as possible and to support their families. She qualified in Medicine in 1995 and trained in adult rheumatology in Yorkshire and in paediatric rheumatology in Nottingham taking up her consultant post in Sheffield in 2008. She works nationally to promote adolescent rheumatology for the Royal College of Physicians, the British Society for Rheumatology, the British Society for Paediatric and Adolescent Rheumatology and she is chair of BANNAR, the Barbara Ansell National Network for Adolescent Rheumatology. Her research interests are in medicines decision-making and patient agendas in health care. Her interests outside work revolve around her 3 adolescent children!

Dr Rachel Tattersall