Niamh Collins

MVB, MSc, Cert EM, Dipl.ECEIM


European Specialist in Equine Internal Medicine

Niamh graduated from University College Dublin in the year of 2001.

Following a surgical internship at University College Dublin, she undertook a year in equine stud practice in Southwest Ireland. Niamh then undertook a Residency in Equine Internal Medicine at the University of Edinburgh. During her residency, she was awarded a Master of Science with distinction for research into equine recurrent laryngeal neuropathy. Niamh was part of the equine medicine service at Rossdales Equine Hospital, Newmarket for two foal seasons before joining the team at Scone Equine Hospital’s Clovelly Intensive Care Unit in July 2008.

Niamh became a Diplomate of the European College of Equine Internal Medicine in 2011 and the Superintendent of the Scone Equine Hospital ICU in 2015. Niamh’s clinical interests include neonatology, critical care and cardiology. She has published in peer-reviewed journals and veterinary textbooks on a variety of equine medicine and surgery topics and been awarded a number of prizes for her research and publications, including the EVA Peter Irwin Literary Award in 2012 and the EVA Equine Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Award in 2014.

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