Meet The Team

Dr. Deirdre Gleeson

Dr Deirdre Gleeson

MedWise Medical Director

Specialist Occupational Health Physician

Deirdre has final responsibility for the clinical services provided by MedWise Mobile Medicals

Deirdre provides specialist occupational health physician support for MedWise Mobile Medicals

Deirdre is responsible for the health surveillance clinical protocols, the interpretation of clinical results, and the recommended clinical action for health surveillance results.


Primary Degree:

Trinity College, Dublin
Graduated 1992, MB BCh BAO

Profile:

In 2000, Deirdre left general practice to pursue a career in Occupational Medicine.

In 2004, Deirdre completed the 4 year specialist registrar training in Occupational Medicine

In 2005, Deirdre founded the MedWise Occupational Health Services to provide Occupational Health medical services to employers. Deirdre works full-time as the Medical Director of Medwise and it’s chief specialist OH Physician. Deirdre has a special interest in communication with treating doctors, case management and all aspects of fitness for work.

In 2011, Founded Medwise Calcutta Project to help street children

Qualifications:

  • 1994 Family Planning Certificate
  • 1995 Diploma in Child Health
  • 1996 Diploma in Obstetrics and Women’s Health
  • 1996 Member of the Irish College of General Practitioners
  • 2000 Licentiate of the Faculty of Occupational Medicine
  • 2000 Higher Diploma Occupational Medicine
  • 2004 Member of the Faculty of Occupational Medicine
  • 2010 Fellow of the Faculty of the Occupational Medicine

 

Professional:

Accredited Specialist in Occupational Medicine Associations


Carol Kennedy

Carol Kennedy

Head of Operations, MedWise Mobile Medicals

Head of Nursing Operations, MedWise OH Services

Carol has overall responsibility for service provision from planning to fulfilment.

Carol assigns resources to mobile health surveillance projects, handles the planning, scheduling, and logistics for mobile medical health surveillance projects.

Carol is responsible for the day to day Clinical supervision of MedWise Mobile Medicals.


Profile:

Carol joined Medwise in 2007 to head up Nurse led services

Carol is dual qualified as specialist OH nurse and as a health and safety consultant

Prior to joining Medwise, Carol worked as:

  • Health and Safety Manager at Green Isle Foods, Naas
  • Health and Safety Manager at Kerry Foods, Shillelagh
  • Occupational health Advisor at Kerry Foods, Shillelagh
  • Occupational Health and Safety Officer, DIT
  • Staff Nurse at St James Hospital, Dublin


Carol is the main resource for Travel Health consultations for our Travel Clinic

Carol has responsibility for MedWise Nurse led services, such as:

  • On-Site OH Nurse medical assessments
  • In-Clinic OH Nurse assessments
  • On-Site Health Surveillance
  • Travel health advice and vaccinations
  • Occupational vaccinations

Carol supervises a group of OH staff Nurses and a pool of contract OH nurses

Qualifications:

  • RGN, RNP, H Dip Occ Health, CMIOSH, RSP

  • 1996 - 1999: Diploma in Nursing Studies/ Registered General Nurse
    St. James’s Hospital/Trinity College Dublin

  • 2002 – 2003: Higher Diploma in Applied Science
    (Occupational Health and Hygiene).
    National University of Ireland, Galway

  • 2012 Certificate in Nurse prescribing RCSI

  • Qualified OHSAS 18001 Lead Auditor
    Qualified Occupational First Aid Instructor
    Manual Handling trained
    Certified in Emergency First Response
    Certified in Audiometry
    Certified in Spirometry
    IHF Basic Life Support Instructor
    Ergonomics Awareness Training


Professional membership:

  • CMIOSH - Chartered member Institute occupational safety and health
  • RSP – Registered safety practitioner
  • RNP – Registered Nurse Prescriber
  • Registered with An Bord Altranais as an Occupational Health Nurse

Dan MacCarthyDan MacCarthy

Marketing and Sales, MedWise Mobile Medicals

Dan is responsible for translating customer requirements into proposals for on-site mobile health surveillance projects.

Dan is usually the initial point of contact for customer enquiries and quotations


Profile:

Dan worked for medical device multinational companies for about 20 years, in product and technology transfer, manufacturing, quality and new product development. Likes projects and planning.

Dan looks after finance, business development, planning and operations.

Champion for mobile health surveillance clinic, driver and audiometer test technician

Contact Dan regarding anything about our services - danmaccarthy@medwise.ie

Qualifications:

  • 1985 B. Eng in production Engineering, University of Limerick
  • 1993 Cert in production and inventory Mgt.
  • 2010 Cert in Business Mgt
  • 2011 Cert in Occupational Health Services Mgt
  • 2013 Audiometry Course