Karen is a registered veterinary nurse and she joined the practice in December 2006, having attained her Diploma in Veterinary nursing from UCD in 2005. She previously spent four years working in a 100% small animal clinic in Dublin where she gained a wealth of experience that has been invaluable to the practice.
As practice manager, her many duties include practice organisation and team coordination, ordering and drug licensing. She also ensures the highest standards of patient and client care are implemented at all times. Health and safety, HR, team meetings and coordinating CPD programmes for clinical staff are among her varied duties. From her years of nursing she enjoys every aspect of evolving the highest standards of clinical care for patients and loves seeing and mentoring staff members progress in their roles.
Outside of work Karen enjoys caring for her Labrador Kodi and her rescue cat Archie. She also enjoys following most sports including football and F1 racing and attending music events
Karen was thrilled to be a finalist in the 2018 IVA veterinary practice manager of the year awards.
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