Shelley qualified with an honors degree in General Nursing in 2006. She completed her degree in the Mater Misercordiae University Hospital and University College Dublin. She spent 4 years as a Nurse and Assistant Manager in a private surgical clinic in Dublin before deciding to change path and pursue a career in Practice Nursing.
She completed an Introduction to Practice Nursing Course with the HSE in June 2012 and has obtained many certificates relevant to primary care, including the National Immunisation Training Programme. She also has a keen interest in women’s health and is a Registered Smeartaker with the National Cervical Screening Programme.