Our Vet Nurses
Martina qualified as a registered veterinary nurse in 2000 from the RCVS. She worked in various clinics around Ireland before travelling to work in London and Australia, and later returning home to native Ireland. She is our head registered nurse, and has a wonderful relationship with both the patients and their owners. Martina enjoys all aspects of veterinary nursing but is particularly interested in surgical nursing and emergency medicine.
Michelle Gaffney RVN
Michelle qualified as a veterinary nurse in 2016, having previously trained as a general nurse. She has worked in mixed practice since and enjoys all aspects of veterinary nursing. Michelle is particularly interested in medical nursing and client education.
In her spare time, she enjoys GAA, handball and spending time with her family and friends.
Rachel is a lover of all 4 legged friends and is the newest veterinary nurse to join the Ashwood team. She qualified in 2018 from Letterkenny IT and has worked in SA practice ever since. Rachel is currently studying online with Liverpool University to gain a degree in Veterinary Business Management. She really enjoys talking to new owners and encouraging responsible pet ownership.
In her spare time, Rachel loves being outdoors and spending time working on her family suckler farm.