Meet the Team

At Ormeau Clinical Trials, our dedicated team brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the field of clinical research. Comprising highly qualified professionals, our multidisciplinary team consisting of doctors, research nurses, health care assistants, and clinical trial administrators, are committed to delivering the highest standard of care to all our volunteers.

Dr Damien McNally MB Bch BAO DRCOG MRCGP


Queens University Belfast 1993DRCOG- 1996Diploma in Mental health QUB- 1997MRCGP- 1998COPD DiplomaGMC Registration- 4045760 Aug 1993Dr McNally has acted as a Principal Investigator during his 15+ years on various clinical trials covering the following therapeutic areas- COPD, asthma, hypertension, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, gastroenterology, paediatric dermatitis, eczema/dermatitis, vaccines, obesity, winter ailments, mental health, alcohol misuse, urology, pain management and osteoporosis.

Dr McNally has acted as Chief Investigator in 2 winter ailment trials. Study publications includeInt J Clin Pract, January 2010, 64,2, 194-207J Pharm Pharmaceut Sci 2012, 15(2), 281-294‚Äč

Dr Sean Haigney MB, BAO, BCh, MRCGP, DCH, DRCOG (GMC Registration- 4108249)


Meet Dr. Haigney, a distinguished Sub-Investigator at Ormeau Clinical Trials Ltd, bringing a wealth of medical expertise and extensive clinical research experience to our team. With a strong commitment to advancing medical knowledge, Dr. Haigney has actively participated in clinical research throughout his career, including a notable five-year tenure as a co-investigator in a regional Phase 1 CRO unit.

In addition to his role with Ormeau Clinical Trials, Dr. Haigney serves as a GP Partner in a busy South Belfast practice, catering to a diverse population of over 8000 patients. His professional interests span cardiovascular and respiratory illness, paediatric medicine, and musculoskeletal medicine. Driven by a keen interest in research methodologies and a meticulous approach to patient care, he boasts a wealth of experience as a Principal Investigator and site investigator in numerous primary care-based clinical trials.

Over the past three years, Dr. Haigney has contributed as a sub-investigator at Ormeau Clinical Trials, lending his expertise to clinical trials covering various key therapeutic areas. His collaborative spirit and dedication to excellence align seamlessly with our organisation’s commitment to advancing medical research and pursuing innovative healthcare solutions.