Kay trained as a general nurse in the Mercy University Hospital in Cork. She also holds a diploma in Health Service Management, a certificate in Management for Nurses, Health and Safety at Work and also completed a level 9 certificate in Clinical Research for Nurses in the Royal College of Surgeons Ireland.
After spending several years in general nursing Kay moved into Clinical Research working in early phase clinical trials right through to later phase studies across a number of therapeutic areas. She gained many years experience in clinical research and nursing management in Cork and London.
Kay also has experience in health screening, phlebotomy and spirometry and moved into practice nursing when she joined the team at 360 Medical.