Rachel Ward
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Generation 2015 profiles: Rachel Ward

I am 21 and live in Newcastle upon Tyne. I am working as a health care assistant in the local hospitals in Newcastle before going to the University of East Anglia in in September to study medicine.

I volunteer for my Local Healthwatch and NHS England, where we discuss local healthcare needs for young people, and with Young Minds as a mental health campaigner.

I am a supporter of making sex and relationship education compulsory in all schools, alongside drastically improving the quality of PSHE lessons. I believe schools have the right to prepare children and young people for all aspects of life.

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  • 30 Mar 2015
  • From the section UK
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