Patient Leader


Bournemouth, ENG


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Rachel is a breath of fresh air with her blatant honesty around her health issues. She shows such determination and strength with advocacy and raising awareness for urostomates. I am truly priviledged to know her.  — Stephanie

Rachel despite having a terminal diagnosis is fighting for awareness of urostomies and people who have to wear two bags we call ourselves Double Baggers! She blogs, support and advocates for us!  — Louise

Rachel has created a platform for raising vital awareness about urostomies and her rare condition. Her posts are incredibly helpful and informative. She is very personable and is so positive about her situation. I find her inspirational. Shell  — Shelley

Rachel is unbelievably driven and passionate about patient care and urostomy awareness. She is the best support I have seen out there and often forgets to shut off and care for herself. Rachel you are an advocates definition of an inspiration.

I am nominating Rachel for the amazing work she is doing in highlighting awareness for both urostomates and people with prolapsed stomas. Rachel is hard working and spends many tireless hours helping those in need. Her writing is informative and so helpful to those that may not know where to look.  — Louise

Rachel has a terminal diagnosis she is in and out of hospital nearly every month. Yet she spends all her time and energy raising awareness for people who have Urostomies and 2 Ostomy bags. Her aim is to make people aware not all Ostomy bags are for people who have bowel issues. Also her aI'm is for people to have better body images with Ostomy bags  — Louise

Rachel's blog is so informative and has taught me so much. She is a passionate ostomy advocate, especially for urostomates and double baggers. She is friendly, fun and supportive but also driven and very helpful to all.  — Natalie


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