Nursing Department

Nurse Management Team

Director of Nursing: Sinead Hanley 091 785511
Assistant Director of Nursing: Annette Gordon  091 785517

Assistant Director of Nursing: Marie Connolly 091 785517

Nurse Practice Development, Research & Education Facilitator: Michelle Hardiman 091 785932  

Nursing Administration: Carolyn Garrett 091 785516


Message from the Director of Nursing: Sinead Hanley

The success of the Galway Clinic has been due in no small part to the excellent nursing staff,   their commitment and delivery of high quality, compassionate, safe patient care. The Galway Clinic has a passion for innovation, focusing on high-end technology within the healthcare environment, delivering on advanced treatments and developing strong technical expertise. This has in turn enhanced and enabled nursing to deliver person centred care while focusing on the fundamentals of nursing, underpinned by education, advanced expertise, strong technical skills and confidence.
Every year, more than 70,000 patients from all over Ireland attend for their medical care. Galway Clinic has gained a strong reputation for contributing to patient health. I’ve worked in the Galway Clinic since it opened it in 2004 and I feel proud to be part of the professional and dynamic nursing team. I’ve recently been appointed Director of Nursing, and I am excited for the future of nursing and our professional journey.
Galway Clinic nurses practice in many specialties across a variety of Career opportunities including positions in Surgery, Medicine, Perioperative, Cardiology, Oncology and Ambulatory nursing. The team includes an ANP, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Nurse Managers,  Staff Nurses and Health Care Assistants, all working as part of a nursing team where the potential for personal and professional growth is unlimited.We are fortunate to work alongside hospital management and clinical colleagues alike, who assist in achieving our ultimate goal, delivering on the vision of a world-class nursing team here in the Galway Clinic
Whether you are a newly qualified nurse, starting your professional life or already have a substantial career in nursing, we welcome you to explore a career in the Galway Clinic.Set overlooking the world renowned Galway Bay. You will also discover a culture of teamwork, professionalism and most importantly a life-changing career in the West of Ireland.



The aim of nursing at the Galway Clinic is to deliver high quality, person centred care to patients and their families based on a foundation of evidence based practice. This is enabled by skilled confident and competent nurse practitioners who recognise the uniqueness of each individual, building relationships to ease the patient through their journey of care whilst supporting their physical, emotional and spiritual needs. To achieve this, nursing staff advocate, they listen to their patients and co-ordinate their care in a timely, empathetic and compassionate manner. 


Our vision is to excel and maintain high standards through practice development, education and research within an interdisciplinary working culture while ensuring a caring commitment to all patients and health care colleagues. We aim to enhance nurse-patient relationships and involve their families to plan and deliver the most appropriate care using the most advanced knowledge available.  Ultimately our aim is to develop a world-class nursing team in the Galway Clinic.

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