Group Head of Nursing
Deirdre graduated in general nursing from UCD and St. Vincent’s University Hospital in 2001. She worked in SVUH for 18 months before beginning her Midwifery training in the Coombe Women and Infants Hospital. She qualified from the Coombe and UCD in 2005 with a Higher Diploma in Midwifery.
Deirdre joined the Sims Clinic in 2006 and commenced a 2 year training program in fertility nursing. She gained considerable experience in all aspects of the clinic including ultrasound, scheduling, theatre and egg donation.
She was appointed to Head of the Nursing Department in August 2012.
Following the expansion of Virtus in Ireland with the opening of Sims in Cork and the acquisition of Rotunda IVF she was appointed to Group Head of Nursing in 2016.
Deirdre understands that fertility treatment brings many challenges for couples and individuals. With her 13 years of experience she instills a wealth of knowledge and compassion to the staff within her departments to ensure that all patients get the care and empathy they deserve