Heather Rawle

Consultant clinical and health psychologist


Heather Rawle joined the adult haematology health psychology service at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust in 2002 and became consultant and
service lead in 2014. 

She provides psychological support for adults with blood disorders.

She teaches on doctorate clinical psychology and MSc health psychology courses and contributes to teaching on psychological aspects of health for healthcare professionals.

She also:

  • is a member of the Peer Review Haemoglobin Disorders Steering Group
  • chairs the British Psychology Society Special Interest Group for psychologists working in sickle cell and thalassaemia
  • is co-lead psychologist for the South Thames Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia Network and for NHS London Haemoglobinopathies meetings

Education and training

  • Postgraduate diploma in applied clinical neuropsychology, King's College London
  • Doctorate in clinical psychology, University of Southampton
  • MSc in health psychology, University of Surrey
  • BA in psychology with Honours, University of Reading

Research interests

  • Psychological and neuropsychological aspects of blood disorders

Last updated: December 2022

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