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- Dr. Mary McCaffreyMedical Director MB FRCOG, Consultant Obstetrician - Gynaecologist
Dr. McCaffrey is a graduate of University College, Cork. She was appointed as Consultant Obstetrician/ Gynaecologist at Kerry General Hospital in 1998 and opened The Scotia Clinic (previously Scotia Women’s Clinic) in 2002.
Prior to that she was employed as Assistant Master at the Rotunda Hospital, Dublin and Lecturer in Obstetrics and Gynaecology with the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland.
During her time at the Rotunda Hospital she worked in the IVF Unit and Sexual Assault Treatment Unit.
In the early 90’s Dr. McCaffrey worked in Northwick Park Hospital, London and played a lead role in starting a medical service for women suffering from Female Genital Mutilation.
She served as President of the Irish Hospital Consultants Association until 2007.
Her areas of special interest are Obstetrics/infertility/reproductive medicine, Menopause and vulvodynia.
- Dr T.A.HalimVisiting Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist
Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist /Lead in Fetal Medicine at Rashid Latif Medical College, Arif Memorial Teaching Hospital/Hameed Latif Hospital, Lahore, Pakistan.
Elected member of Overseas committee of Royal College of Obstetrician and Gynaecologist since 2011.
1) Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist/ Lead in Fetal Medicine at William Harvey Hospital, Ashford, Kent, England.
2) Tem Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist with special interest in Fetal Medicine at University Hospital Kerry.
- Niamh QuirkePractice Manager
Niamh graduated from Lee Business College in 2000 with a certificate in Office Information Systems.
Prior to joining The Scotia Clinic, Niamh worked as a Clerical Officer with the HSE as part of a Primary Care Team for 9 years.
She was a volunteer with the Tralee Red Cross and is a qualified First Aider. She has many years experience volunteering both at home and abroad.
Niamh is a qualified Health Care Assistant (Fetac Level 5). She has also completed courses in BLS, Phlebotomy, Infection Control, People Management, Communications Occupational First Aid and most recently Quality Management System Course with SQT training.
- Michelle CorkeryPractice Nurse
Michelle graduated with a BSc Honors Degree in General Nursing from the Institute of Technology and Kerry General Hospital in 2005.
Following qualification, she worked in Australia where she developed valuable knowledge in several areas of Nursing.
She has undergone further studies which include a Post Graduate Award Certificate in Counselling Skills and Practice and Train the Trainer Fetac Level 6.
Michelle joined The Scotia Clinic in September 2007 as Practice Nurse / RGN with a keen interest in Women’s Health / Infertility Care.
Michelle’s main responsibility in the clinic is infertility care providing key information and advice to couples. This includes shared care IVF. She performs fertility ultrasounds and Early Pregnancy Scans.
- Pauline O’Kelly MurphyPractice Midwife / RGN, RM
Pauline joined The Scotia Clinic in 2012 and has brought a vast amount of nursing and midwifery experience to the clinic.
Having completed her general nursing training in St James Hospital, Dublin, Pauline then specialized in midwifery at the Rotunda Hospital, Dublin.
Pauline also gained valuable experience at the Pre Natal Diagnosis Clinic at the Rotunda Hospital which was being pioneered at the hospital at the time.
In recent years, Pauline has worked at the Cork University Maternity Hospital and also as a Practice Nurse at the Cork Women’s Clinic.
Pauline has completed a wide range of courses to date including BLS, Counselling in Pre Natal Diagnosis, Risk Management, Family Planning and Practical Obstetric Multiprofessional Training.
Most recently Pauline has helped to develop our Menopause Clinic and completed an advanced Menopause Training in the R.C.O.G in London.
- Eilish O' SullivanSecretary
Eilish qualified with a BSocSc Honors Degree in Youth & Community Work, from UCC in 2008 and has attained Fetac Level 5 Certificates in Classroom Assistant/Special Needs Assistant, Palliative Care & Challenging Behaviours.
She has over 10 years experience of working and volunteering with youth and community organisations.
She was a volunteer advocate for the Kerry Rape & Sexual Abuse Centre for four years prior to taking up an administration position with the KRSAC for 18 months.
Prior to joining The Scotia Clinic, Eilish worked as a telephone receptionist for Southdoc (out of hours GP service) for seven years.
- Mr Kevin McElenyBM Bsc(Hons) Ph.D FRCS FRCS(Urol), Consultant Urologist
After completing a Ph.D at University College Dublin and training in the North East of England, Kevin was appointed as a Consultant Urologist in 2009. Since then, working with colleagues at Newcastle Fertility Centre, he has set up a large Male Fertility Service that treats patients from across the North of England and Northern Ireland, with advanced surgical sperm retrieval procedures, like Testicular Microdissection (MicroTESE) and Microsurgical Epididymal Sperm Aspiration (MESA), as well as other procedures like Microsurgical Vasectomy Reversal and Varicocele Ligation. He is actively involved in research and his current interests include genetics problems that could affect male fertility and the psycho-social experiences of couples affected by azoospermia. Kevin is Chair of the British Fertility Society’s Training and Education committee and has set up a successful Male Fertility Training Program.
Working with Repromed Ireland, Kevin is delighted to offer these procedures to couples in Ireland and for convenience offers Skype and FaceTime consultations. The male fertility procedures are carried out in Dublin.