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Rachel Clarke @doctor_oxford The NHS ❤️ (VMO)

Palliative care doctor 👩🏻‍⚕️ Author 📚 Books: Dear Life, Your Life In My Hands 🌸 Rep: @AitkenAlexander 📖 Pub: @LittleBrownUK

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Joined Twitter 7/19/15


@mrTTowelling @PeterMatza @doctor_katie hahahahaha"We need to raise awareness of the benefits of palliative care services for patients with terminal non cancer illne… https://t.co/j01mWMiV3w
Retweeted by Rachel ClarkeMatt Hancock confirms NHS track-and-trace app will be adapted to identify staff who haven’t paid for hospital parking.
Retweeted by Rachel Clarke @matthewjrowland Scary scary times 🤦‍♀️An entire A&E just closed, with 70 NHS staff now in isolation after an outbreak of coronavirus. It's *four* months… https://t.co/gc3WN2oaGuWhy are you going to charge NHS heroes to park at hospitals again, @BorisJohnson @MattHancock ? What is the matter with you?
Retweeted by Rachel Clarke @dr_alex_gates @SE25A Hello Alex. Nice to see you here briefly. Sending love 💙 @alisonflood The Akimbo Series (Alexander McCall Smith) also adored by her then @alisonflood My daughter started on her brother's old Percy Jacksons at 7 and adored them. I think there's some v m… https://t.co/ossHrDIeeXSuper Saturday. Clap Sunday. Blame Monday. Shaft Tuesday. https://t.co/dMKRWw3lLv @doctor_katie Thank you Katie - this is blistering and brilliant***RANT ALERT*** I am an NHS GP, and when a local school rang me as duty doctor for my 10,000 patients on Monday 2… https://t.co/NTwQ8u5JDh
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7/8
2020
Exactly as feared. This raises profound questions for @10DowningStreet about its abject failures in equipping NHS &… https://t.co/1jTfdnlQvZ @SidLawrenceRoma Thank you for sharing this, Simon. I am so glad she (and you) had this experience @OUHospitals @Jonney_JB @alice_byron Thinking of you all today, Jonathan, and sending much love. @Wetdarkandwild @LissaKEvans @BorisJohnson I am so sorry to hear that Kate xBowel shifting dishonesty from the PM on care home deaths. Anyone who remembers in real time the ‘fans forced the g… https://t.co/4iuHXbIrcu
Retweeted by Rachel ClarkeI visited one of the hardest hit care homes in Peterborough. 7/18 residents died in two weeks. The only place I hav… https://t.co/9rFg8NDXRA
Retweeted by Rachel ClarkeSt Elizabeth’s managers have been scrupulous in following the guidance and our staff have thrown themselves bravely… https://t.co/juKpAA5ZQb
Retweeted by Rachel Clarke"We discovered too many care homes didn't really follow the procedures in the way they could have." This attempt b… https://t.co/DALFIttTEF
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7/7
2020
Please take a moment to listen to this *glorious* rendition of Elgar's Nimrod, performed virtually by Oxford's NHS… https://t.co/tjyFkV32hxThank you so much, Sue 💙 https://t.co/XecboL37Tw"We discovered too many care homes didn't really follow the procedures in the way they could have." This attempt b… https://t.co/DALFIttTEFHow to mask https://t.co/Mm8IBTrNxd
Retweeted by Rachel ClarkeOver 44k people have died to date, 400 of them health and care workers. https://t.co/MQam6QOnIQ💙💙💙💙💙 https://t.co/SEPrhccwuUSo @BorisJohnson just reneged on providing daily figures of people tested for Covid. Too difficult, he says. Too di… https://t.co/CxDDeBQhYX @hotmeowser @evolutionarypsy @DrJenGunter Surprisingly yes. Quite a few high profile docs here argue that there’s n… https://t.co/8FfbSmvcy6This is absolutely incredible. What a moment, @dr_mattmorgan. Must have been so very moving 💙 https://t.co/CKpPLrBqC1
7/6
2020
@EllieLevenson My pleasure Ellie! @doctorwibble @silv24 @Fortnums Hope you both had a gorgeous time xxSuccessive governments, both Labour & Conservative, have vowed to resolve our appallingly neglected social care sys… https://t.co/RysSzmvIsKThank you ⁦@Howard_Goodall⁩ for this extraordinarily moving tribute to the first 122 health & care workers who lost… https://t.co/9IwM1o1pwYOut today - this beautiful book for 5-8 year olds about what the NHS means to staff and patients. Happy 72nd birthd… https://t.co/ROAdK0BWNVWhy this particular phase of the UK response so infuriating and frustrating? I think it’s because it increasingly f… https://t.co/qjKsRbFoAQ
Retweeted by Rachel Clarke @Angie_RejoinEU @MsRachelCooke @drkathrynmannix You can write an advance care plan that details all of your wishes,… https://t.co/5qLhK7gUhCThis is a wonderful, reflective, moving piece on how, perhaps, Covid may have helped us to consider our wishes arou… https://t.co/YQjWSlSHOKThe government want us to get angry at these people, not at their failure on testing or track and trace and all the… https://t.co/Ry6biYs3Jv
Retweeted by Rachel ClarkeI will never forget how magnificently the public supported us, but I cannot abide this government orchestrated popu… https://t.co/3Dy29aamJ1
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7/5
2020
There we are. @RishiSunak swore he would give the NHS whatever it needs to fight coronavirus. Apparently those were… https://t.co/pFVcOBhC5dI just got dressed for the pubs reopening today. Please drink responsibly, which means not in a pub.… https://t.co/uHQFvmMZcl
Retweeted by Rachel Clarke @scallycaroline1 Huge congratulations! 👏👏👏Unfortunately a huge number of attendances to A&E on a typical Saturday night are due to alcohol consumption Peopl… https://t.co/CehB55BGdU
Retweeted by Rachel ClarkeThank you very much, Jon 💙 https://t.co/VYbKRXPk72I will never forget how magnificently the public supported us, but I cannot abide this government orchestrated popu… https://t.co/3Dy29aamJ1 @DrSidMukherjee Exactly the same in UK and due to weekend reporting delays leading to fewer cases, then uptick every Tues. @NcediPilate Thank you very much x @DrMarkTaubert @bbcworldservice Thanks Mark x @joan_dame Thank you Joan - and I am so sorry to hear that. There is so much more we could (& should) be doing better x
7/4
2020
Thank you @bbcworldservice for the opportunity to discuss how caring for my beloved dad in his final weeks taught m… https://t.co/4aj1SXd4gn @PeterThomas1607 Thank you Peter @weefeargal @bbcworldservice Thank you very much, Feargal.
7/3
2020
If the NHS is the very best of us then politicians who defund, destaff, outsource and privatise it - all the while… https://t.co/3voiyLTqIcCould anyone give me just one example of where outsourcing has worked really well in the NHS or indeed any public s… https://t.co/gu341goxMJ
Retweeted by Rachel ClarkeMeet the medical student creating a handbook of clinical signs on black and brown skin https://t.co/7UlStcr7Vf
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7/2
2020
Thank you for the lovely comments after my son’s impromptu appearance mid-live-broadcast. I can confirm that his hi… https://t.co/5gglIM2DY1
Retweeted by Rachel ClarkeNot to mention the *stunning* irresponsibility of a govt department urging the nation to drink. Are they aware A&E… https://t.co/tW3QzaIrFr @martinmckee @Trisha_the_doc It's quite breathtaking, isn't it? The stunning irresponsibility, not to mention the insensitivity.176 lives lost to coronavirus in the last 24 hours. Is this just accepted as the new normal?
Retweeted by Rachel ClarkeThe pandemic has claimed 65k British lives to date. Could this invitation to celebrate be any more insensitive? https://t.co/JkfGvP0MckRemember how the government stuck fake ‘best before’ dates over masks dating back to 2009? And how they assured us… https://t.co/nXywm5Ckre @NaturalistDara It’s a living breathing joy to read, Dara... you’ve created something utterly wonderful 👏🌸🐾🌱A government orchestrated national clap? This is empty populism. What the NHS *needs* is fit-for-purpose test an… https://t.co/Q7ZMTFaqq7Significant briefing against @PHE_uk going on today. Designed I'm sure to distract us from Downing Street's choice… https://t.co/0ErHLyXacE
Retweeted by Rachel Clarke @Becca5492 @heblau Thank you Becca @thefourthcraw Thank you Mike - this is so trueColleague: I’m exhausted, I don’t know why Me: - THE WORLD IS WEIRD AND STRESSY - Your sleep is screwed by this -… https://t.co/3LUimUMldW
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7/1
2020
@bookishbeck @britrbennett @lilykingbooks @eviewyld @libbycopeland @TimDee4 @David_Farrier @lucyjoneshttps://t.co/oR1FWm6pkkNEW with @AndyBounds, @sarahnev & @Laura_K_Hughes: The UK government’s published numbers of new cases at local aut… https://t.co/9vFWVldLe9
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6/30
2020
Painful, but absolutely necessary viewing. Unmissable. https://t.co/0MdB7H7AiXInformative and important results. How do we better protect porters and other staff members who may not be prioriti… https://t.co/kaXt8qGl8O
Retweeted by Rachel ClarkeIn her latest paper, @caitriona_cox discusses how calling healthcare workers ‘heroes’ during the COVID-19 pandemic… https://t.co/TeNI09lHtj
Retweeted by Rachel Clarke @lulichill @JamesMelville @carolecadwalla @sturdyAlex @MarinaHyde @tanita_tikaram @stjohnsphoto @thenitinsawhneyhttps://t.co/L38YZmUD97What a brilliant, horrifying and enthralling read. Thank you @richardhorton1 👏 https://t.co/JFcrM7oFqgThis is a superb - and horrifying - investigation by @ShaunLintern on the government’s testing debacle. https://t.co/h7SURWXvnEWith respect, this government has just chosen to spend £900k on an aeroplane paint job. Otherwise known as a year’s… https://t.co/sCkaaZTE09After contracting coronavirus, the poet @MichaelRosenYes spent 48 days in intensive care. Now back at home, he has… https://t.co/jj0UbWuXsq
Retweeted by Rachel ClarkeCould there be a more compelling explanation of why we need personal, biographical perspectives on landscape than t… https://t.co/5J9VAjNIjb
Retweeted by Rachel Clarke @ChangingNetwork Thank you 😊🌱I don't think anything I've seen so perfectly captures why there's no way the US is going to be getting on top of C… https://t.co/bWRfCEzNc7
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6/29
2020
.@MattHancock had the temerity to claim he had thrown a 'protective ring' around care homes. What a bare-faced li… https://t.co/U9TTP2eds4Japan: Looked like a disaster zone but kept deaths under 1,000 through effective test and trace South Korea: Kept… https://t.co/eSENLay5Xr
Retweeted by Rachel ClarkeWhat a wonderful, uplifting interview this is. So happy you are home @MichaelRosenYes, so happy our irreplaceable N… https://t.co/kn0lgczqOo @SE25A You look radiant Linda! 😊🌸❤️Thank you, Nikki 😊🌸 https://t.co/8NywFeZvox @rcgp Thank you for apologising - much appreciated.*URGENT* A plea from an ITU doctor. Write to your MP to raise awareness of #LongCovid #covid1in20 #covid1in10 cases… https://t.co/V5fmz8izag
Retweeted by Rachel Clarke @jakesuett @rcgp Yes, absolutely. Huge need for rehab and other services to address this increased need... Very best wishes to you too. @SmithShakesp @FTLifeArts Thank you. It should be... always worth asking your GP to refer your husband early so you… https://t.co/a0VfaGrILH @jakesuett @rcgp So sorry to hear that, Jake. I really hope you improve and get back to where you were. @michaelangie @vsmacdonald Thank you Michael 🙂Just off a C4 panel on travel abroad where a Conservative MP said Brits should go abroad for holidays because they’… https://t.co/9FV1btnXrb
Retweeted by Rachel ClarkeIt took the world about 100 days to go from 0 cases to 1 million detected cases. Then: 1 to 2 mil: 12 days 2 to 3 m… https://t.co/obBShCFJWx
Retweeted by Rachel ClarkeDelighted to see Dear Life selected as an @FTLifeArts summer book for 2020 ❤️🌸 https://t.co/Nslfye4m79 @hoodwinktheatre Oh thank you! - I didn’t know about this and love the book so much 😊
6/28
2020
@deb_cohen @hannahsbee @BBCNewsnight Thank you Deborah for your tireless, rigorous & much needed journalism - across all health topics @NaturalistDara My pleasure, Dara! Your book was a spark of joy in these dark times 👏🌱This piece implies an NHS intensive care team "would have flicked the switch after 30 days." That is incorrect &… https://t.co/wrhuq3jdIfWhy would you claim this, @rcgp? COVID-19 is caused by a virus. A viral infection is not remotely a "lifestyle dise… https://t.co/qmiGdzSG3n @silv24 @rcgp This is absolutely bizarre. And potentially damaging.
6/27
2020

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