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Dr Una Geary

Director of Quality & Safety Improvement

Speciality: Quality and safety improvement

Sub Specialities: Emergency medicine

Dr Geary is the director of quality and safety improvement in the hospital and a clinical associate professor in the School of Medicine, Trinity College Dublin.  She trained in emergency medicine in Ireland, Australia, the USA and the UK and worked as a consultant in emergency medicine in Liverpool, the UK and in St James's Hospital, prior to taking up her current role in 2014. 

Dr Geary currently leads the hospital’s quality and safety Improvement team that supports patient safety and risk management, quality assurance and improvement, patient feedback and person-centred care in the hospital.

Dr Geary is committed to the development of inclusion health services, strengthening patient participation and staff wellbeing to enable person-centred care.  She has been awarded Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (RCPI), the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and the Royal College of Emergency Medicine and holds a Diploma in Quality and Leadership from RCPI and a Master of Science degree in Managing Risk and Systems Change.

Dr Geary is an accredited clinical microsystem improvement coach and has led healthcare improvement programmes using lean and clinical microsystem methods. She has served as clinical lead for the Health Service Executive National Emergency Medicine Programme.

  • Dr Geary’s research interests include patient safety and health systems improvement.

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