NOCA is funded by the Health Service Executive Office of the Chief Clinical Officer, governed by an independent voluntary board and operationally supported by the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. Each audit has a dedicated National Clinical Lead and Audit Manager. Audits are overseen by an audit governance committee, who report to the NOCA Governance Board.

Meet the team

Mary Baggot

Irish National ICU Audit Manager


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Louise Brent

Irish Hip Fracture Database & Major Trauma Audit Manager


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Olga Brych

Data Analyst


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Deirdre Burke

National Audit of Hospital Mortality Manager


P: 01 4028648

Aisling Connolly

Communications & Events Lead


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Marina Cronin

Head of Quality & Development


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Karina Hamilton

Paediatric Programme Assistant Audit Manager


P: 087 3489937

Paul Dempsey

ICU-BIS Assistant Manager


P: 087 3371336

Dr Fionnola Kelly PhD

Head of Data Analytics & Research


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Dr Maria Kehoe PhD

Postdoctoral Researcher


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Damien Keogh

BI/Senior Technical Analyst


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Carlo Lodola

Senior Data Analyst


P: 087 7181859

Mary Lowe

Administration Support


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Joan McCormack

Cardiovascular Programme Audit Manager


P: 01 4022712

Dr Cliona McGarvey

Paediatric Programme Manager


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Bríd Moran

Information Manager


P: 01 4022709

Clíona O’Donovan

Quality and Operations Manager


P: 087 4430154

Suzanne Rowley

Irish National Orthopaedic Register Manager


P: 01 4022731

Fionnuala Treanor

Irish National ICU Audit Assistant Manager


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Collette Tully

Executive Director


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A Message From The Chair

Mr Kenneth Mealy is Chair of the NOCA Governance Board.

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NOCA Governance Board

The NOCA Governance Board - an independent voluntary board - was set up to steer the strategic direction and clinical decision-making of NOCA. The Board meets four times a year. The NOCA Governance Board has the authority to issue directions to NOCA Management with regard to the various clinical audit streams. It’s ultimate responsibility is to agree and sign off on all published annual reports of national clinical audits managed by NOCA.

Mr Ken MealyChair
Dr Brian CreedonNOCA Clinical Director
Dr John BatesJoint Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine in Ireland
Dr Naomi Burke Institute of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
Dr Ellen CrushellFaculty of Paediatrics
Ms Brigid DohertyPublic / Patient Interest Representative
Prof Francis Finucane Royal College of Physicians of Ireland
Dr Anne GallenHSE Office of the Nursing and Midwifery Services Director
Dr Orla HealyHSE Sponsor from the Office of the Chief Clinical Officer
Mr John HurleyPrivate Hospitals Association
Dr Peter KavanaghDean, Faculty of Radiologists, RCSI
Dr Ehtesham KhanThe College of Anaesthesiologists of Ireland
Dr Gerard McCarthyIrish Association for Emergency Medicine
Dr Deirdre MulhollandFaculty of Public Health Medicine
Prof Conor O'Keane Consultant Histopathologist, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital
Mr Michael O'SullivanIrish Institute of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery
Ms Iryna PokhiloPublic / Patient Interest Representative
Prof Sean TierneyDepartment of Surgical Affairs, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
Ms Collette TullyExecutive Director, NOCA

Public & Patients Involved

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