Our Team2019-05-10T14:45:38+00:00

General Practice

Established in 1986, Carrig Clinic is a General Medical Practice serving the people of Greystones and surrounding areas. We are a fully computerised General Practice linked to our local hospitals for electronic referrals, laboratory and radiology reports, ambulatory diagnostics and Emergency services.
Affiliated with UCD and TCD, we are involved in Undergraduate Medical Education.
We are registered with Data Protection and consider confidentiality and the protection of personal information a high priority.

Doctors:

Dr Nicola Cochrane

MB BCh BAO MRCGP MSc

Nicola comes from Belfast, qualified from UCD in 1993 and has been working as a GP in Wicklow for 20 years.  She has been involved in Medical Education with undergraduates and GPs and amongst her skills has expertise in Women’s Health, Forensic Medicine and Expedition Medicine.  She is involved in the GP led Mirena Clinic at the National Maternity Hospital, Holles St, Dublin, the SATU at the Rotunda Hospital, Dublin and travels on expeditions with Earth’s Edge as Expedition Doctor.  Outside of work Nicola has continued running roads and trails in Wicklow and has a busy family life with GP husband Eddie.

Dr John O Keeffe

MB BCh MRCGP

John grew up in Kerry and qualified from UCD 1993.  He worked as a GP in Newcastle, UK and joined Carrig Clinic in 2006. He is active in GP Education and Undergraduate Medical students and has interests in Acupuncture and Minor Surgery.  John is also involved with NRB supporting drivers with disabilities.  He has recently taken up golf.

Dr John Brennan

Dr Mark O’Connor

MB BCh MICGP MRCPI

Mark qualified from UCD Graduate Entry Medicine in 2013. He did his intern year between St Columcille’s Hospital and St Vincent’s University Hospital. He started the HSE Dublin Mid Leinster GP Training Scheme, UCD, in 2014, with placements in Medicine, Paediatrics, Emergency Medicine and Obstetrics & Gynaecology. Mark had General Practice training placements in Kildare, Wicklow and Meath. His GP training was completed in 2018 when he returned to Greystones to join the team here at Carrig Clinic.  In Mark’s spare time he is a keen runner and also enjoys music and film.

Nurses:

Nurse Liz Given

Liz Given completed her RGN training in Charing Cross Hospital, London in 1992. Once qualified, she commenced work at the Royal Brompton Hospital in the specialty of Cardiothoracic Surgery. In 1994, Liz moved into Community Nursing in London, primarily as a District Nurse and then as a Practice Nurse from 1996. She moved to Ireland in 1997 and has worked as a Practice Nurse since. Throughout her career she has completed training in Health Promotion, Continence Management, Diabetes, Asthma, COPD, Phlebotomy, CervicalScreening, Family Planning, Travel Medicine and Childhood vaccinations. She is a member of the Irish Practice Nurse Association and regularly attends study sessions to update her knowledge and skills.

Administration Team:

Working hard to organise appointments and relay communications while keeping our IT and administration up to date we have:

Vicki Carnegie

Bairbre Murphy

Dee Donohoe

Barbara Lockhart