Catherine Mac Daid

Catherine MacDaid

Catherine Mac Daid is a qualified nurse with a wide experience in both healthcare and hospital governance. She undertook further professional training in an Operating Theatre Course in St. Vincent’s Hospital, Dublin and Anatomy and Physiology in the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and held the position of Theatre Sister in the Meath Hospital.  She became nurse planning officer for the new Tallaght hospital before becoming Matron of the National Children’s Hospital in Harcourt Street where she was subsequently appointed Secretary / Manager.

Catherine was appointed Director of Programmes at the opening of the new Tallaght Hospital where she served later as Deputy Chief Executive Officer. She resigned from Tallaght Hospital to become the Chief Executive of Mount Carmel Hospital.

Catherine has held several Board positions, including Comhairle na nOspideal, vice-chair of Clontarf Rehabilitation Hospital and was a member of the Steering Board of the Irish School of Ecumenics in Trinity College. She was also a member of the Heath & Quality Steering Group of the College of Anaesthetists.

Catherine holds a Certificate in Senior Management from the Irish Management Institute (IMI) and a Master’s Degree in Healthcare Ethics and Law in the Department of Community Medicine in the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland.

Catherine’s overriding commitment has always been to place the patient at the centre of all healthcare, which includes not only clinical care and nursing but also, education, research, management and finance.

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