Margaret Loughnane and Angela Dervan are our two plaster nurses. Between them they boast over thirty years experience in Orthopaedics and provide excellent support to our practice. They are responsible for all our cast changes, wound problems and are the patient’s first port of call in difficulty. They provide their expertise and help throughout the hospital and have a telephone helpline for patients Monday-Friday, 10am – 3.30pm (091-381996).
They have worked closely with Mr Kearns and facilitate in the administration of injections, joint aspirations or any specialised procedure. They are also responsible for the removal of any K-wires, clips and/or sutures used.