Dr. Rachek Pryke is a part-time GP partner and trainer in Redditch, Worcestershire, with particular interests in obesity, malnutrition and women's health. She is RCGP Clinical Advisor on nutrition and obesity and undertook a NICE Fellowship from 2015-18. She established the RCGP Nutrition Group in 2013, now called GPING (GPs with an Interest in Nutrition Group).
She is a member of the Lancet Standing Commission on Liver Disease in UK and was member of the NICE NAFLD guideline development group and Quality Standard group. She chairs the Primary Care Working Group of the EASL: Lancet Commission on Liver Disease across Europe.
She has developed many obesity and malnutrition training resources, including writing two books – "Weight Matters for Children" and "Weight Matters for Young People", Radcliffe Publishing 2006. She runs primary care obesity training courses throughout the UK and has collaborated with WHO on a European primary care obesity training package (https://primarycareobesitytraining.wordpress.com/).
She has contributed to many obesity initiatives including the 2013 RCP Action on Obesity: Comprehensive care for all report, which looks at how the NHS should adapt to meet the needs of an increasingly obese nation.
She is married to a GP and they have three boys.