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Meet the team that makes The Surgery great!

Our medical team has many years of experience. To read more, just scroll down.

  • Dr.Bernadette O’Leary
  • Dr.Enda Sheehan
  • Nurse Chloe Byrne
  • Nurse Theresa White

Our admin team are the powerhouse that keeps The Surgery in order!

  • Fiona Murphy
  • Jane Dwyer
  • Donna O’Neill
  • Clodagh Hurley, Practice Manager

Meet The Doctors

Dr. Enda Sheehan
Dr. Enda SheehanMB, MRCGP, D. Obs, DCH, DFFP, Dip Mental Health
Enda graduated in Medicine from University College Galway and further continued his studies and work in General Practice in London for years before returning to Ireland.
Enda has a special interest in Men’s Health, Children’s health and Minor Surgical Procedures. Enda has years of experience in removal of ingrown toenails, skin tags, moles, skin cancers, sebaceous cysts etc as well as specialising in administering steroid injections into painful joints. He is a member of the Primary Care Surgical Society for years.
Furthermore, Enda has a Diploma in Mental Health.
In 1995, Enda moved to Waterford where he has since been practicing and enjoys a busy family life with three children.
Dr. Bernadette O’ Leary
Dr. Bernadette O’ Leary MICGP, MB BCH BAO, MSc
Bernadette graduated in Medicine from Trinity College Dublin and continued her studies by completing her three years of GP training with the Irish College of General Practice (ICGP). Bernadette then went on to complete a Master’s Degree in Women’s Health with the Royal College of Surgeons & Coombe Hospital Dublin. Bernadette has a certificate in Family Planning and Advanced Certificate in Long-Acting Reversible Contraception (LARC’s). She is a LARC tutor for the Irish College of GP’s and also an ICGP Family Planning Trainer since 2006.
She has also successfully spent two years immersed in recognising and treating skin problems (dermatology) with the Department of Dermatology, Cardiff University Wales. Following the successful completion of their examinations, she then completed their Dermoscopy course.
Bernadette also loves working with children and her room has lots of toys to entertain and distract them! She completed the Graduate Diploma in Children’s Health in 1996.
Another passion of hers is diabetic care following the completion of studies in this area through UCC.
Bernadette returned home to Waterford to practice in 2001 where she enjoys family life with her husband and two sons.

Our Nurses

Nurse Chloe Byrne

Practice Nurse RGN, BSc (Hons)

Nurse Chloe Byrne Practice Nurse RGN, BSc (Hons)Chloe graduated as a Registered General Nurse from Waterford Institute of Technology/ University Hospital Waterford in 2015 and has a passion for emergency care having worked as a staff nurse in University Hospital Waterford’s Casualty department prior to moving into general practice. Whilst working in hospital’s Chloe obtained experience with acutely unwell children and adults. Chloe also worked in Wexford General Hospital working in the areas of stroke care, tissue viability and wound care, gynaecological nursing and male surgical nursing. Chloe has a keen interest in Nursing Informatics, where she was placed joint 3rd in Ireland in the Enterprise Ireland Entrepreneur Awards for development of a medical safety device. She uses this interest to keep the practice up to date with new medical devices on the market for improving patient care.
Chloe is a registered smear taker with Cervical check, a member of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation and frequently continues in furthering her professional development through evidence based practice. Chloe also has a certificates and attended study seminars in Tracheostomy Care, Acute Stroke Nursing, Child Safety Programme(CSP), Plaster of Paris Application, Triage, Cardiac Life Support and Advanced Trauma Care. Services Chloe provides for the practice include Cervical Smears and STI screening, ear irrigation, wound care management and dressings, phlebotomy, blood pressure management, ECG’s, dietary and lifestyle advice, childhood vaccinations, travel vaccinations and cryotherapy. Chloe enjoys caring for all our patients from new born babies to the elderly.

Nurse Theresa White

Practice Nurse RGN, BSc (Hons)

Nurse Theresa White Practice Nurse RGN, BSc (Hons)Theresa is a registered general nurse with over 20 years’ experience. She completed her general training in Connolly Hospital, Dublin in 1998 where she worked for 7 years. She then went on to work in Australia, working in Sydney, Brisbane and Cairns. Theresa was awarded a degree in general nursing by the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland in 2003 following on from a higher diploma in practice nursing conferred by RCSI in 2000.
She went on to specialist training in orthopaedic nursing culminating in the award of a higher Diploma in Orthopaedics by Cappagh National Orthopaedic hospital and RCSI at which time she was awarded the Catherine Cummins Gold Medal and Bursary in Orthopaedic Nursing for demonstrating excellence in nursing practice and academia.
Theresa is a member of the Irish Practice Nurse Association where she continues her professional development. She joined the team in Mayors Walk Surgery as a Practice Nurse in 2015.
Services Theresa provides within the practice include phlebotomy, childhood immunisations, cryotherapy, ear irrigation, ECG, ambulatory 24 hr blood pressure monitoring and wound management/ dressings.

Our Administration Team

Clodagh Hurley Practice Manager waterford gp practice

Clodagh Hurley

Practice Manager

Clodagh has a background in administration and management in Financial Services.  She began the role as Practice Manager in the Surgery since 2008. Clodagh enjoys meeting all our patients and is always on hand to offer her help with everyone’s needs.

Jane Dwyer Medical Secretary waterford gp practice

Jane Dwyer

Medical Secretary

Jane began working in the Surgery as a medical secretary in 2015 and thoroughly enjoys working with the public. Jane has fantastic interpersonal skills and is regularly known as “the girl from Cork” as her accent creeps through from time to time

Donna O’ Neill Medical Secretary waterford gp practice

Donna O’ Neill

Medical Secretary

Donna has been working here the surgery since 2017 and has a vast amount of administration experience having worked in this area for over twelve years. Donna enjoys meeting and greeting all our patients new and old and always offers a friendly face and will assist you as best as possible.

Fiona Morris Medical Secretary waterford gp practice

Fiona Morris

Medical Secretary 

Fiona has a background in Administration & Secretarial skills. Fiona has lifelong experience working the public and has been in her current role as Medical Secretary in The Surgery for thirteen years.