Internationally renowned Claudia McGloin is one of Ireland’s leading multi-award winning Medical Aesthetic Nurses. She qualified from Anglia Ruskin University as a Registered Nurse and has over 24 years nursing experience holding dual nursing registration in both the UK and Ireland.
Claudia has worked in some of London’s top NHS hospitals and has gained valuable clinical experience, skills and knowledge in a variety of clinical settings at varying levels of seniority throughout her career. Her expertise over 24 years has seen her specialising as an Advanced Trauma & Orthopaedic Nurse Practitioner setting up and running her own Nurse Led Clinics in the Orthopaedic Outpatient Department. In addition, Claudia was also the Trauma & Orthopaedic Outpatient Department Manager, Trauma & Orthopaedic Nurse Co-ordinator and Limb Reconstruction Nurse Specialist. For a time Claudia was also Deputy to the Modern Matron for Trauma & Orthopaedics.
Throughout her career, Claudia has conducted numerous Clinical Audits, Clinical Trials and Clinical Research and has presented internationally at conferences. She has also written many articles published in Surgical Journals, Medical Aesthetics Journals and various newspapers & magazines. Claudia is regularly interviewed and quoted in the media and is a frequent author for the only peer reviewed nursing Journal of Aesthetic Nursing.
In 2009, Claudia moved into medical aesthetics full time and moved home to set up The New You Clinic in Sligo, a multi award winning medical aesthetics, women’s health and weight management clinic.
Claudia has been trained to the highest levels and has very high standards in all areas of her specialities. She has been trained in the UK by some of the worlds leading experts such as Consultant Plastic Surgeon Mr. Adrian Richards, Prof Mark Whiteley Consultant Vascular Surgeon and Vein Expert and Dr Daniel Sister, a world renowned Cosmetic, Anti-Ageing, Hormone Specialist and Leading Expert in Dracula PRP Therapy ™ in London. The New You Clinic was the first clinic in Ireland to introduce Dracula PRP Therapy ™ and Claudia co created a medical procedure called Rejuvula for menopausal women.
Patient Safety is another passion of Claudia’s following her own personal experience of Wrong Site Surgery in 2007. Claudia is involved with the Safe Surgery Saves Lives Campaign and sits on the World Health Organisation (WHO) Surgical Checklist Implementation Advisory Board. Claudia has also been liaising with Action Against Medical Accidents (AVMA), National Patient Safety Agency (NPSA) and the Association of Perioperative Practice (AFPP) and was invited to speak at the AFPP Annual Congress and Exhibition in Harrogate in 2009. Her story was published in the AVMA Newsletter and the Journal of Perioperative Surgery. Claudia will continue to work within this area to highlight the importance of Patient Safety and The Safe Surgery Saves Lives Campaign. Claudia is also a Patient for Patients Safety Champion in Ireland.
Claudia was recently invited by Dr. James Reilly Minister for Health to become a Member of the National Clinical Effectiveness Committee (NCEC).
Claudia has also completed an Intensive Expert Witness Course in London which will now see her undertake the role as a Nursing Expert Witness. Claudia will specialise in Clinical Negligence in areas such as Trauma & Orthopaedics, Wound Care, Nursing Negligence and Patient Safety.
Law and Ethics
Claudia has also completed a Medical Law and Ethics Course at the University of Edinburgh.
Claudia strictly adheres to the Codes of Conduct, Standards and Ethics as set out by the Nursing and Midwifery Council and An Bord Altranais and ensures the strictest policy of Patient and Client Confidentiality. Claudia also follows the strict laws and guidelines outlined by the Irish Medicines Board (IMB) on the use of Botulinum Toxin and other Prescription Only Medications (POM) in Ireland and the UK.
Claudia has presented internationally at conferences on a variety of topics and is a featured writer for the Journal of Aesthetic Nursing. She s also regularly featured in the media. She is passionate about Patient safety and is highly involved in educating the public on safety and highlighting issues regarding the lack of regulation within the Aesthetic Medicine sector.