Miss Rachel Bell, MS FRCS - Consultant Vascular Surgeon
Miss Bell is a consultant vascular surgeon at Guy’s & St. Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust (GSTT) in London. She is also the Clinical Director of Cardiovascular services at GSTT and the Vascular Network Director for SE London. She is the current President of the British Society of Endovascular Therapy and the Chair of the Circulation Foundation.
She qualified, with distinction in surgery, from UMDS in 1994 and did her surgical training in London and the South East Thames rotation. She was appointed as a consultant in 2005 and was the clinical lead for vascular surgery for GSTT from 2008-2016 and was involved in the reconfiguration of vascular services across South East London and North West Kent. Her clinical interests include aortic aneurysm repair, open thoracoabdominal aneurysm repair and the surgery and management of vascular graft infection. She is also interested in sustainable and innovative healthcare improvement and design, staff wellbeing and prevention of ‘burnout’.
Louise Allen - Events Coordinator
Louise is Vascular Nurse Specialist at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust.
Louise has been actively involved in the charity for 8 years, and now oversees the charity events. Fundraising events are key to the success of our charity and the charity supports all fundraising activities throughout the country, including our annual Vascular Awareness Month.