Kayleigh O’Keeffe is a dual-qualified Paediatric and General Nurse with extensive clinical experience in both fields.
She graduated from University College Cork in 2014 with a BSc in Children’s and General Nursing (Integrated). Upon qualifying she took up a post as staff nurse in Great Ormond Street Hospital London, specialising in the area of high-dependency paediatric cardiology, cardiothoracic surgery and heart and lung transplant.
She returned to Cork in 2016 and took a staff nurse role in an adult cardiology and haematology ward in Cork University Hospital.
She commenced employment with the CRF-UCC in late 2017, working in the role of Research Nurse. Currently she works on several clinical trials in the specialised areas of paediatric immunotherapy and adult asthma.