Anitha is a highly skilled Nurse and Midwife, with 19 years of clinical experience in the public hospital system. Her roles within clinical settings have ranged from Staff Midwife to Advanced Midwife Practitioner in the Maternity Emergency Department, and Midwife Coordinator, tasked with setting up services within the National Maternity Hospital. Anitha completed her Maternity Nursing masters’ degree in 2001 and her Nurse Midwife prescribing from Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) in 2010. She is a qualified Midwife Sonographer, who obtained her graduate certificate in Obstetric and Gynaecological Ultrasound in 2012. She successfully completed her Graduate Certificate in Advanced Nursing Practice from University College Dublin (UCD) in 2015 and became the first and only Advanced Midwife Practitioner in the Emergency Department within the National Maternity Hospital. She joined Merrion Fertility Clinic in March 2023 as a Fertility nurse and was promoted to Nurse Manager in July 2023.