Marilyn Joyce is a Registered General Nurse and Registered Midwife. She qualified from Portiuncula Hospital, Ballinasloe in 1987. Marilyn gained experience as a Staff Nurse in University Hospital Galway, The Mater Hospital and St. Vincent’s Hospital, Dublin. Marilyn qualified as a Midwife in The Coombe Women’s Hospital, Dublin in 1992, where she was also a Staff Midwife in the labour ward, diabetic ward, and Neonatal Unit. She returned to University Hospital Galway as a Staff Midwife and also spent a number of years working in the Paediatric Unit. Marilyn has achieved a certificate in family planning and also obtained a certificate in health and safety. Marilyn commenced as a GP Practice Nurse in Galway City in 1997 before joining us at The Surgery, Athenry in 2003.