Meet Our Staff

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Dr. Anne Flanagan


MB BCh BAO DCH DObs MRCGP MICGP

Dr. Anne Flanagan studied medicine in UCD, and did her GP training in Ireland and Scotland. She also worked in Melbourne, Australia for six months. She holds diplomas in Obstetrics and in Child Health. She is a member of both the Irish College of General Practitioners and the Royal College of General Practitioners and her special interests are women's health, maternity care, breast-feeding and psychological aspects of illness. She is also qualified in contraceptive mirena insertion.

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Dr. Valerie Flood


MB BCh BAO DCH GDipDerm MICGP

Dr. Valerie Flood is a University College Dublin graduate and and completed her GP vocational training in Ireland. She is a member of the Irish College of General Practitioners and is currently on the Specialist Register with the medical council. She holds diplomas in Child Health, Dermatology and has family planning qualifications. Her Special interests include Dermatology, Women's Health, Maternity Care, Paediatrics and Preventative Medicine. She is also trained in Implanon contraceptive device insertion.

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Dr. Sarah Short

MB BCh BAO DCP DRCOG MICGP

Dr Sarah Short is from Portmarnock and graduated from Trinity College Dublin.  She completed the RCSI Dublin North East GP Training Scheme in 2017. She is a member of the Irish College of General Practitioners. She has postgraduate qualifications in Women's Health, Psychiatry and Musculoskeletal Medicine. Special interests include breast feeding and musculoskeletal medicine including joint injection. She is enjoying the opportunity to serve her own community in Portmarnock.

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Practice Nurse, Ms. Shona O'Rourke RGN

Ms. Shona O'Rourke is our practice nurse. After training in the London Chelsea and Westminster Hospital Shona worked in St. James Hospital and in women's health in the Family Planning Clinic. She runs a phlebotomy (blood testing) service on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday mornings and holds childhood immunisation clinics on Tuesday afternoon, Wednesday and Friday mornings.

She carries out regular check ups for the Asthma and Diabetic cycle of care programmes.

Other services include: Cervical smear testing, travel vaccinations, flu vaccinations, depo and vitamin B12 injections, wound dressings, Chicken Pox vaccination, Meningitis B vaccinations, blood pressure checks, 24 hour blood pressure monitoring.

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Susan Hopkins

Susan Hopkins is our Practice Manager and keeps everything working smoothly.

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Reception Staff

Our Reception and Administrative Staff are Mrs. Catherine McCourt, Mrs. Caroline Mulhern and Mrs. Marie Burnett.

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