Mater Private GP Clinical Nurse Helpline 

Our dedicated GP Clinical Helpline is intended to support GPs in the following ways: 

  • Answer clinical queries;
  • Provide guidance on referral pathways and available services;
  • Follow up on post-discharge patient care.

This service is managed by Clinical Nurse Managers and is available at the following times:

  • Dublin: Monday to Thursday 8am to 3pm; Friday 8am to 12pm.
  • Cork: 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.
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Our Territory Managers

Shauna Crimmins

Territory Manager - North Leinster & Ulster

M 086 173 7464

E scrimmins@materprivate.ie


Shauna joined Mater Private Network in 2008 and is responsible for the North Leinster and Ulster Territories. She previously worked with some of the leading pharmaceutical companies in Ireland, including MSD, GSK and Wyeth, where she engaged with healthcare professionals across primary and secondary care.  Shauna is a native of Clonmel, Co. Tipperary but married a Dubliner and now lives in Malahide with her husband, three sons and Tefi the dog!  When she gets a chance, Shauna loves musical theatre, reading crime thrillers, travelling and experiencing new cultures.

Trisha Durkan

Territory Manager -  South Leinster & Connaught

087 760 0319

E trisha.durkan@materprivate.ie


Trisha joins Mater Private Network with considerable professional experience in the pharmaceutical industry, having working for industry leaders including Pfizer, GSK and Pierre Fabre, with responsibility for GP engagement across all of Leinster, midlands and border counties. A native of Mayo and a passionate GAA football fan, Trisha now lives in Naas, Co. Kildare with her husband and two teenage children. During recent years she’s honed her love of cooking and her bread-baking skills, like so many others during COVID-19 lockdowns.

Avril Coleman

Territory Manager -  Munster

M 086 384 3034

E avril.coleman@materprivate.ie

Avril joined Mater Private Network in 2019, representing the hospital across Munster and Connaught. Prior to joining us, she worked in the pharmaceutical Industry for 13 years representing Servier Laboratories Ireland and GSK in both primary and secondary care. Avril holds a BSC Food Business and a MBS Food Marketing from University College Cork. A native of Cork city, she now lives on a farm near Mallow with her husband and young daughters, but escapes to the sunny beaches of West Cork whenever she can.


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