Dr Nuala Carney
Dr Nuala Carney qualified from Trinity College Dublin in 1988 with Honours and completed FFD (RCSI) in 1994. With four years spent in hospital dentistry, two years working on a dental therapist training project in India and several years in general practice in New Zealand, France and Ireland, Nuala has experienced many different types of clinics, dental systems, challenges and approaches to patient care.
Nuala has had the privilege to be based with Dr Paddy Crotty at the Dorset Dental Clinic in Dublin for many years, in a practice committed to clinical excellence.
In 2004 Nuala began serving the Irish Dental Association, first as Treasurer for the Metro branch and then as Board member and Treasurer. This experience provided an insight into the enormous personal value of collegiality and mutual support. During this time, Nuala also become a local dental adviser for Dental Protection.
Nuala subsequently took a Masters in Medical Law (LLM) at Cardiff University, graduating in 2018 with a Distinction and the Cardiff Law School prizes for first place in all LLM Disciplines and the LLM Dissertation prize.
Currently, Nuala also serves as a member of the IDA’s International Affairs team, representing Irish dentists at the Council of European Dentistry and the FDI.
Nuala believes passionately in the value and importance of supporting colleagues at every stage of their career and through the many challenges that can arise, both in and out of practice. She is excited to combine her dental, legal and local knowledge as part of the new MPS Dublin office, from which she can help provide excellent service to members that’s tailored specifically to their needs.