Caoimhe Gleeson

Caoimhe Gleeson is General Manager at the HSE National Office for Human Rights and Equality Policy. Her principal role is in developing national policy and guidance on matters relating to Human Rights and Equality legislation including the Assisted Decision Making (Capacity) Act 2015, the Human Rights and Equality Act 2014, the HSE National Consent Policy and the Disability Act 2005. 

Caoimhe holds a BA, an LLB, an MA in Community Development, a professional diploma in Equality and Human Rights, is a qualified mediator and is currently studying for a Barrister at Law Degree at Kings Inns. She is a member of the National Research Ethics Committee (NREC) on Clinical Trials. Her research interests include protection of liberty safeguards, informed consent, inclusive patient and service user engagement, trauma informed practice and continuous professional development.