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Physiotherapist Rachael Moses promises to add some 'sparkle' to her new leadership role

Rachael Moses is the NHS Leadership Academy's head of clinical leadership development


Respiratory physiotherapist Rachael Moses has been appointed as head of clinical leadership development at the NHS Leadership Academy.

In a series of recent tweets posted as @NHSLeader, she said: ‘The team are already committed to increasing our leadership reach, deepen inclusion & improve engagement across all clinical & non clinical roles.'

'Sparkle' promised

I hope to add a little extra sparkle to this in my role and bring in the networks I am already involved in as well as new ones [Rachael Moses]

‘I hope to add a little extra sparkle to this in my role and bring in the networks I am already involved in as well as new ones,' Ms Moses noted. Her posts drew a spate of congratulatory messages from physiotherapists and other healthcare professionals.

Ms Moses stressed that she will be carry on working as a consultant respiratory physiotherapist on a part-time basis in order to ‘ensure clinical leadership, patient voice & lived experience is embedded in everything I do’.

Ms Moses, who is also president elect at the British Thoracic Society, added that she will also continue her humanitarian work with Medical Aid for Palestinians.

‘For anyone that knows me equality, diversity, inclusion and belonging is so important to me so I am even more delighted to be joining @NHSLeadership during #PrideInTheNHS week.’

For more information about the academy, visit: https://www.leadershipacademy.nhs.uk

An OBE honour

Rachael Moses spoke exclusively to PhysioUpdate earlier this year after she received an OBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours 2021 in recognition of her contribution to the NHS. She told PhysioUpdate: 'It's overwhelming to think of myself as an OBE recipient, especially as I am surrounded by so many brilliant people.

'I feel incredibly fortunate to have had the opportunities that I have had in my career and feel blessed that people took the time to nominate me.'  

See: https://www.physioupdate.co.uk/on-the-move/trio-of-physiotherapists-honoured-in-latest--queens-birthday-honours-list/

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