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Karen McGowan

President, Irish Nurses & Midwives Organisation

Karen McGowan is a registered ANP in Gynaecology at Beaumont Hospital, Dublin. Karen trained at Beaumont Hospital, Dublin and completed her BSc in nursing at DCU. She later undertook a postgraduate diploma in emergency nursing and a master’s degree at the RCSI. She also holds certificates in drug prescribing and ionising radiation, as well as a certificate in advanced assessment from UCD. Karen has also attained a fellowship by examination from the RCSI.

Karen is the President of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation and works on progressing agreements achieved by the INMO and to ensure the rights and entitlements of staff as well as advocating for safe patient care.