Ballina Medical Centre – Excellence in Community Medicine

The Team

Our Doctors


Dr. Sean Moffatt

Special Interests:
Family Medicine, Preventative & Screening Medicine, Paediatrics, Multiple Morbidity & Geriatric Care.
Additional Qualifications and dedicated clinics in Sports, Orthopaedic and Occupational Medicine & Concussion care.
UPMC Concussion Network Clinical Lead
Current Mayo Football Senior Team Doctor & Medical Director Mayo GAA.
Chairman Gaelic Athletic Medical Association.


Dr. Audrey Rouse

Special Interests:
Dr Audrey Rouse graduated from Brighton in 2007 with a Bsc Hons and from Aberdeen, Scotland in 2012 with an MBChB. Audrey completed her GP Vocational Training in Aberdeen and obtained her membership to the Royal College of General Practitioners in 2017. She joined Ballina Medical Centre in 2018 . She has a special interest in Pregnancy and Women’s health and fits the Mirena and Implanon contraceptive devices. She also has an interest in Children’s Health and Medicine for the Elderly.


Dr. Tara Geraghty

Special Interests:
Dr Tara Geraghty graduated from UCD in 2013 with an MB BCh BAO.  Tara completed the Western GP Training Scheme and obtained her membership with the Royal College of General Practitioners in 2019.  She has a special interest in women’s health, completing a Diploma in Obstetrics and Women’s Health from the Royal college of Physicians of Ireland in 2016.  She also has a special interest in Paediatrics and obtained a Diploma in Child Health from Royal college of Paediatrics and Child Health UK in 2019.


Dr. Attila Frank

Special Interests:

Dr Attila Frank is a graduate of the University of Szeged. He has extensive experience in Gastroenterology and has performed hundreds of OGDs and colonoscopies. He completed his GP vocational training in 2007. Dr Frank has additional qualifications in occupational medicine and has a special interest in internal medicine, cardiology and chronic disease management.

Our Nurses

Nurse Sandra Loftus

Nurse Sandra Loftus joined the practice in 2018.  She has a Diploma in Adult Nursing 2003 in School of Nursing and Midwifery in Scotland.  Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing 2006.

She has qualifications in Palliative care, Warfarin therapy, Childhood immunisations, Cervical smears, Sexual Health.  Her skills include phlebotomy, venesections, ear irrigation and general nursing duties

Areas of interest:  Women’s Health, Childhood immunisations, Wound-care, Health promotion.

Nurse Audrey Ruane

Nurse Audrey Ruane joined the practice in 2017.  She qualified as a General Nurse in 1986 working in St Michaels Hospital, Dun Laoghaire from 1986 – 1989 in the Intensive Care Unit.  She worked in Sligo General Hospital and Mayo General Hospital in the Emergency Department.  Having gained a certificate in care of the older person special Purpose Award in 2011 she went on to work in Elderly Care as Senior nurse in charge in Blackrock Nursing Home and as Assistant Director of Care in Ard Na Greine Nursing home, Enniscrone.

Her skills include: phlebotomy, venesections, immunisations, ear irrigation and general nursing duties

Areas of Interest: Elderly care medicine

Nurse Aishling Walsh

Nurse Aishling Walsh joined the practice in 2018.  She has a Bachelor of Nursing Honors Degree 2011 St.Angela’s University. Moved to London, worked Endoscopy Reading and Cardiothoracic ICU The London Chest Hospital. Returned to Ireland 2015 worked medical wards Galway clinic and SGH. Joined Practice in 2018, skills include phlebotomy, venesections, immunisations, smear taking, ear irrigation and general nursing duties.


Deirdre Clarke

Practice/Clinical Manager