Rachel Stearn, spinal specialist
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Spinal specialist Rachel Stearn


I’m Rachel Stearn, a Spinal Specialist, Advanced Nurse Practitioner and qualified prescriber – that means I can offer a service similar to your GP.

I specialise in back and neck pain, and offer expertise in triaging, diagnostics, and supporting you through the subsequent treatment – whatever that may entail.

I have 30 years’ experience within the NHS and in working within the private sector, combining clinical consultations with neurological patients both before and after surgery.

Rachel Stearn spinal neuro surgery

I’m also an experienced first surgical assistant to many of the UK’s leading neurosurgeons and spinal surgeons.

This hands-on experience of procedures on brains, necks and spines gives me exceptional insight into the main causes of pain, and the appropriate remedial treatments.

I’m here to make a difference for you.

Registered with the Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC)
Rachel Stearn RN, BSc (Hons), FSA, NMP, PGDip.


I keep my skills up to date through online clinical examination skills updates, joining neurosurgeon colleagues in their clinics, and through medical publications including the monthly Journal of Prescribing Practice.
I also undertake Continual Professional Development. My most recent training covered Safeguarding, Infection Prevention and Control, and Health, Safety and Welfare - details below.