Rachel de Souza
"When I met the consultant, I knew straight away that I was in good hands; he made it clear this was a journey that we would take as a team."
"The research team can’t do enough for you, they make you feel really special, that you’re the only person that matters."
"I now encourage people to take part in trials. I certainly will, if I have the opportunity again."
"I was so lucky to be in the right place, at the right time to be given this opportunity."
“I feel that in a small way I’m contributing to medical science which may help other patients in the future.”
“I think that the opinions of patients and non-professionals should be heard as well as those of clinicians and researchers.”