Hazel is the Clinical Midwife Manager in the Private Clinics, Rotunda Hospital. A Rotunda trained midwife with a nursing background, Hazel has a particular interest in the education and preparation of women and their partners for labour, birth and parenthood. This is further complimented by her teaching background of yoga for pregnancy which she provides in The Rotunda Hospital on a weekly basis. Hazel completed a Masters in Midwifery at Trinity College Dublin in 2013 and is a guest lecturer to student midwives in Trinity College on the topics of exercise during pregnancy and pregnancy yoga.
In her capacity as Clinical Midwife Manager, Hazel plays an active part in hands-on midwifery care as well as the day to day running of the clinics. This includes clinical leadership and supervision of midwifery staff and students, liaison with other members of the clinical and managerial team and the promotion of evidence based care within the realms of safety and governance. Hazel is aware of the wealth of experience, knowledge and enthusiasm within the midwifery team and its potential benefit to both the clinic and the women who attend here.