About Us

Noreen Roche is the founder of Noreen Roche Consultants.

She is a registered general nurse who is qualified in areas of nursing management, legal and ethical aspects of nursing, psychology, safety health and welfare at work, and also holds a masters degree in Health Ergonomics. Together with her qualifications and experience in the nursing, medical and legal consultancy field, Noreen offers a nationwide professional and informed service in the provision of comprehensive nursing care reports and costings in catastrophic personal injury cases, in preparation for High Court, mediation and tribunal hearings in accordance with the Irish health sector. She also investigates occupational injuries within the health sector. Noreen was appointed to the Praxis Care Board in October 2015.

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Qualifications

  • Masters in Health Ergonomics awarded by European Institute of Health & Medical Sciences - 1998, University of Surrey, UK.
  • Diploma in Psychology, 1995 - awarded by Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland.
  • Diploma in Safety, Health & Welfare at Work, 1994 - awarded by University College, Dublin.
  • Diploma in Legal and Ethical Aspects of Nursing; 1992, awarded by Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland.
  • Diploma in Nursing Management; 1991, awarded by Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland.
  • Registered General Nurse; 1971, awarded by An Bord Altranais.

Professional Memberships

  • National Irish Safety Organisation.
  • Irish Nurses' Organisation.
  • Ergonomics Society, UK.
  • National Back Pain Association UK.
  • Backpain Association UK.
  • British Academy of Experts UK.
  • Expert Witness Institute UK.
  • Royal College of Nursing (UK).
  • Institute of Occupational Safety & Health (UK).
  • Headway Ireland.
  • British Association of Brain Injury Case Managers.
  • European Brain Injury Society (E.B.I.S).
  • International Brain Injury Association (I.B.I.A.).
  • Institute of Occupational Safety & Health (Ireland).

Noreen Roche Consultants Clonmel Tipperary

Career Summary

  • Consultant to a broad range of clients, providing professional advice, and preparation of reports for the legal profession and private clients.
  • My work involves structuring and costing models of care for clients appropriate to their needs.
  • Providing expert evidence in High Court proceedings in Ireland and outside the jurisdiction.
  • Chair person of Praxis Housing Association . (South of Ireland), registered charity.
  • Advice on structuring home care packages to clients on behalf of Ward of Court/Court of Protection and for private clients.
  • Experienced as a nurse including management positions, in private, voluntary, general hospitals and community work over a twenty-year period.
  • Held management positions in Cork University Hospital, i.e. Night Nursing Manager.
  • Former member of the Educational and Practice Committee of the Irish Nurses' Organisation.
  • Former executive member of the Irish Nurses' Organisation.
  • Involved in setting up the Neurosurgical Unit in the Southern Sealth Board (St. Finbar's Hospital)
  • Extensive experience in traumatic acquired brain injury, neurology, management of children with disabilities and rehabilitation.
  • Previous involvement in arranging specific placements for clients with severe behavioural problems and high dependency outside the jurisdiction.
  • Committee member for People with Disabilities for Northern/Southern Ireland.
  • Provision of advice on case management for families who have been awarded settlements.

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