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Rachel Taylor

Operational Manager

South Wales Trauma Network, NHS Wales

About Me

Operational Manager

Rachel qualified as a registered nurse in Cardiff in 1996 and started her career on the intensive care unit in UHW, before spending time in clinical research in both Cardiff and Birmingham.  Rachel then spent 10 years working in the Emergency Department at the Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport and then as a senior nurse in Nevill Hall Hospital, Abergavenny.   

Over the next 6 years, Rachel worked in a number of managerial posts, specialising in operational management and patient flow in both Aneurin Bevan and Cardiff and Vale Health Boards before joining the SWTN in 2020 as the Operational Manager.  She is currently also supporting the COVID-19 vaccination programme for NHS Wales.