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Rahab Hashim

Mrs Rahab Hashim RN, MSc

PhD Fellow

  • Diabetes Specialist Nurse


Rahab is a PhD Fellow within the Diabetes Team, Division of Care in Long Term Conditions in the Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery & Palliative Care.

She has been working as a Diabetes Specialist Nurse at Weston Hospital in North Somerset since 2015.

Rahab has completed an MSc degree at King's College in February 2021. The aim of her research was to explore the experience of sexual dysfunction in women with type 1 diabetes.

She was awarded a Doctoral Fellowship from the Foundation of European Nurses in Diabetes (FEND) and joined King's College as a PhD fellow in September 2021. For her PhD topic, Rahab aims to develop a psychometric scale for the measurement of sexual dysfunction in women with Type 1 diabetes.