About Claudia McGloin

Claudia McGloin exhibiting the Claudia McGloin Clinic

Claudia McGloin Clinical Director/Aesthetic Nurse Practitioner exhibiting the Claudia McGloin Clinic in 2012

Background Summary:

Claudia McGloin qualified from Anglia Ruskin University and has over 21 years nursing experience. She holds dual Nursing Registration in both the UK & Ireland and specialised as an Advanced Trauma & Orthopaedic Nurse Practitioner before further developing her career as a Leading Advanced Medical Aesthetic Nurse Practitioner. Claudia is also a Colonic Hydrotherapy Specialist.

Claudia has been trained to the highest levels and standards in the UK by some of the world’s renowned leading experts including Consultant Plastic Surgeon Mr. Adrian Richards, Cosmetic, Anti-Ageing and Hormone Specialist Dr. Daniel Sister and Varicose Vein Expert Prof Mark Whiteley. Claudia has completed Advanced Courses and Advanced Master Classes in Medical Aesthetic Injection Procedures. She continually attends regular training days, conferences and courses to further develop her skills and knowledge and is highly involved with Patient Safety in Ireland.

Claudia co created Rejuvula for Vagina Rejuvenation with Dr Daniel Sister and is currently the only female Medical Professional in Europe offering Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) for Vagina Rejuvenation.

For further details on Claudia and her career read a detailed account of her background below.

Detailed account of Medical Background:

Claudia McGloin qualified from Anglia Ruskin University in the UK as a Registered Nurse and spent over 14 years living and working in London. She has worked in some of London’s top NHS hospitals and has gained valuable clinical experience, skills and knowledge in a variety of clinical settings and at varying levels of seniority throughout her career. Her expertise of over 21 years has seen her specialising as an Advanced Trauma & Orthopaedic Nurse Practitioner setting up and running her own Nurse Led Clinics in the Trauma & Orthopaedic Outpatient Department. In addition, Claudia was also the Trauma & Orthopaedic Outpatient Department Manager, the Trauma Co-ordinator and Limb Reconstruction Nurse Specialist. For a time Claudia was also Deputy to the Modern Matron for Trauma & Orthopaedics.

Throughout her career, Claudia has conducted numerous Clinical Audits, Clinical Trials and Clinical Research and has presented several posters for presentation. She has also written many articles and has had some published in Surgical Journals and various newspapers & magazines. Claudia is also asked to write Guest Blogs on Medical Websites and Blogs and she also writes for her own Blogs. Claudia was invited to speak and present one of her research papers at the European Hip Society Meeting. Claudia has also written a Pin Site Care Patient Information Booklet and has also developed a Protocol for Pin Site Wound Care.

Wound care is her forte which has stemmed from her time working in Trauma & Orthopaedics and Plastic Surgery and has led her to further her career in the Aesthetic & Cosmetic Surgery Industry by becoming a Medical Aesthetic Nurse Practitioner. Claudia has been trained to the highest levels and has very high standards in all areas of her specialities. She has been trained in the UK by some of the worlds leading experts such as Consultant Plastic Surgeon Mr. Adrian Richards and by Advanced Cosmetic Nurse Training Practitioners to Advanced Levels in Non Surgical Cosmetic Procedures. Claudia has completed Advanced Courses in Medical Aesthetic Injection Procedures including Dermal Fillers and Botulinum Toxin and has also completed Advanced Master Classes in Dermal Filler Injection Procedures which includes Lip, Cheek and Tear Trough Enhancement. She is one of a small number of clinicians in the UK and Ireland that is qualified and accredited to carry out Juvéderm® VOLUMA® and Sculptra® treatments for Cheek Augmentation. Claudia carries out each of these Cosmetic Procedures herself to a very high standard and competency.

In addition, Claudia has also trained with Prof. Mark Whiteley, Consultant Vascular Surgeon and Leading Varicose Vein Expert at The Whiteley Clinic in Guildford, Surrey and is fully trained to carry out Microsclerotherapy for the removal of Thread Veins from the Legs.

Claudia has also trained with Dr. Daniel Sister,  a world renowned Cosmetic, Anti-Ageing, Hormone Specialist and Leading Expert in Dracula PRP Therapy ™ in London. The Claudia McGloin Clinic is the first clinic in Ireland to introduce Dracula PRP Therapy ™ and Claudia is currently the only Medical Practitioner in Ireland to carry out this Procedure.

Claudia regularly attends conferences, courses, study days and seminars to keep up to date in the Medical Aesthetic Industry and to continue her own Personal Professional Development and Training. She also attends training and information days organised by the Cosmetic Surgery Companies to gain further knowledge and updates on the Cosmetic Products and Medical Devices and is regularly invited to talks with some of the worlds leading Consultants and Clinicians.

Claudia McGloin is fully qualified and insured to carry out all of these treatments and is registered with the relevant Boards and Bodies relevant to each of the treatments which are known world wide. Claudia also holds dual Nursing Registration in both the UK and Republic of Ireland. She is a member or the Royal College of Nursing (RCN), Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), British Association of Cosmetic Nurses (BACN) and An Bord Altranais. Claudia is also a Member of The College of Phlebology, British Association of Sclerotherapists (BAS) and the International Association and Register of Integrative Colon Therapists and Trainers (RICTAT).

Claudia McGloin, Claudia McGloin Clinic and The Vein Clinic Ireland are insured by the world renowned Hamilton Fraser Insurance Company. Medical Aesthetics Courses are also covered for the teaching of Medical Courses to Medical Professionals. All of these companies are divisions of the Claudia McGloin Clinic.

Claudia is listed on several Companies and Organisations websites listing Medical Practitioners that are fully qualified and competent to carry out specific procedures, to stock and sell Medical Devices and Skin Care Products and also for the public to check the qualifications of the Medical Professional. These include Genuine Dermaroller, Aestheticare, Smith & Nephew, Colonic Association, Beauty Advice Centre, SWiBN, WhatClinic, The College of Phlebology, Good Surgeon Guide and The Consulting Rooms.

Patient Safety is another passion of Claudia’s following her own personal experience of Wrong Site Surgery in 2007. Claudia is involved with the Safe Surgery Saves Lives Campaign and sits on the World Health Organisation (WHO) Surgical Checklist Implementation Advisory Board. Claudia has also been liaising with Action Against Medical Accidents (AVMA), National Patient Safety Agency (NPSA) and the Association of Perioperative Practice (AFPP) and was invited to speak at the AFPP Annual Congress and Exhibition in Harrogate in 2009. Her story was published in the AVMA Newsletter and the Journal of Perioperative Surgery. Claudia will continue to work within this area to highlight the importance of Patient Safety and The Safe Surgery Saves Lives Campaign. Claudia is also a Patient for Patients Safety Champion in Ireland.

Claudia was recently invited by Dr. James Reilly Minister for Health to become a Member of the National Clinical Effectiveness Committee (NCEC).

Claudia has also completed an Intensive Expert Witness Course in London which will now see her undertake the role as a Nursing Expert Witness. Claudia will specialise in Clinical Negligence in areas such as Trauma & Orthopaedics, Wound Care, Nursing Negligence and Patient Safety.

Claudia has also completed a Medical Law and Ethics Course at the University of Edinburgh.

Claudia has regularly throughout her career been a Mentor and Preceptor for students and newly qualified nurses as well as doctors. Her love for teaching others has led her to start developing some training courses at the Claudia McGloin Clinic in association with Medical Aesthetics Courses which is another division of the Claudia McGloin Clinic. Claudia is also open to accepting students on work experience placements at the clinic.

Claudia McGloin is an Advanced Trauma & Orthopaedic Nurse Practitioner, Medical Aesthetic Nurse Practitioner, Colonic Hydrotherapist and Patient Safety Representative. She is also the Clinical Director of the Claudia McGloin Clinic, The Vein Clinic Ireland and Medical Aesthetic Courses. Claudia strictly adheres to the Codes of Conduct, Standards and Ethics as set out by the Nursing and Midwifery Council and An Bord Altranais and ensures the strictest policy of Patient and Client Confidentiality. Claudia also follows the strict laws and guidelines outlined by the Irish Medicines Board (IMB) on the use of Botulinum Toxin and other Prescription Only Medications (POM) in Ireland and the UK.

NB Claudia can ONLY administer Botulinum Toxin Injections in clinics in Northern Ireland and the UK as nurses are not allowed to inject in the Republic of Ireland. The Claudia McGloin Clinic has a dedicated Cosmetic Doctor who will offer these procedures to clients who have been assessed and are deemed suitable for treatment.

Claudia has also completed a Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Diploma and is registered on the National UK Therapists Register. To date Claudia has not set up a clinic to treat patients suffering with PTSD but this is something that she is looking into and will go hand in hand with a dedicated website for patients who have suffered Wrong Site Surgery.

In December 2011, Claudia founded and opened the Claudia McGloin Clinic in Sligo. She has since founded The Vein Clinic Ireland, a division of the Claudia McGloin Clinic which specialises in the removal of Thread Veins from the legs by Microsclerotherapy and is in the process of developing the Vascular Clinic further. In 2012 she founded and set up Medical Aesthetic Courses which specialises in training Medical Professionals. Claudia is the Clinical Director of all companies.

Claudia has also set up a specialist Orthopaedic Clinic for the administration of Intra Articular Injections into the Knee Joint for the treatment of Osteoarthritis (OA). She set up and ran this clinic in London for years. She has seen the benefits to patients receiving this treatment and has conducted research into this treatment. She is also in the process of expanding the Trauma & Orthopaedics Clinics.

Claudia has also completed a Minor Surgery Course in London with a Consultant Plastic Surgeon that she used to work with at the Royal London Hospital and is now able to perform Minor Surgical Procedures. This will see her take on the role as Nurse Consultant and she also hopes to progress her surgical career and perform other Surgical Procedures such as Carpal Tunnel.

Claudia has also successfully completed an Advanced Cosmetic Procedures Course with Sterex in Birmingham, UK and has incorporated this with the Minor Surgery Clinic to enable the safe removal of ‘Lumps and Bumps’ from the skin. She holds regular Micro Surgical Clinics in Sligo.

Claudia is also an Expert Panellist for WhatClinic.com.


Claudia McGloin Clinic will also be running a sessional clinic from Harley Street, London.

*Please note that not all procedures will be available outside of the Claudia McGloin Clinic due to the strict Clinical and Sterile requirements of some the procedures which can only be performed at the Claudia McGloin Clinic*

The Claudia McGloin Clinic have been awarded with the WhatClinic.com Customer Services Award 2012. We received 100% POSITIVE feedback from patients and are rated in the top 5% of clinics in Ireland.

Customer Services Award

The Claudia McGloin Clinic have been Awarded with the WhatClinic.com Customer Services Award 2013 for being in the top 1% of Clinics for Customer Services.

Customer Services Award 2013

The Claudia McGloin Clinic have been Awarded with the WhatClinic.com 2014 Customer Services Award for being in the top 1% of Clinics for Customer Services.

WhatClinic.com Customer Service Award Winner 2013

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