Dr Rachel Sidwell, a Consultant Dermatologist, works at The Devonshire Clinic, London, Highgate Private Hospital, London, and holds a consultant post at West Herts NHS Trust, Hertfordshire. At West Herts, she has clinics in General Dermatology, Paediatric Dermatology, Vulval Dermatology and Skin Surgery. She qualified from Bristol University Medical School and trained in dermatology at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and Charing Cross Hospital, both in London. Dr Sidwell is also a member of the Royal College of Physicians, the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health and the Royal Society of Medicine. Taking a research interest in her medical field, Dr Rachel Sidwell has authored many textbooks and is involved in dermatology specialist registrar and GP teaching, whilst also teaching on the Royal College of Physicians Genital Dermatology course at St Johns Institute.