News Updates

Medical Council release Safe Start initiative guide

The Safe Start initiative aims to provide assistance to doctors who are new or returning to medical practice in Ireland. » read more

ePortfolio access for those not enrolled closing on 2nd July 2018

If you have not yet renewed your enrolment for the 2018/19 year, then your ePortfolio will be closed on the 2nd of July 2018. » read more

UCC is seeking doctors opinions on mandatory engagement in CPD

The Medical Education Unit in UCC is leading on a Health Research Board funded project, supported by the Postgraduate Training Bodies and Medical Council » read more

Key Updates for your PCS (Professional Competence Scheme) enrolment for 2018/19

May 2018 sees the commencement of the eighth year of the Professional Competence Scheme (PCS). The year runs from the 1st of May 2018 until the 30th of April 2019. » read more

Download Direct Debit Mandate Form here

A Direct Debit is a handy way to pay your annual PCS enrolment fee of €240. » read more

Five Things You Need to Know About Professional Competence

All doctors need to enroll on a professional competence scheme and pay an annual fee to maintain their enrolment. » read more

Important: Key updates for your PCS (Professional Competence Scheme) enrolment for 2017/18

The Irish Medical Council has requested that all registered medical practitioners enrol on a Professional Competence Scheme for 2017/18 in advance of completing their annual retention of registration with the Council this year. » read more

Removal of 2011/12 records from your ePortfolio

Guidelines from the Irish Medical Council state that evidence of activities need only be retained on file for 5 years once the activity has been completed. » read more

How to add your CPDR completion code to the mobile version of your ePortfolio

Step by step instructions on how to enter your CPDR code on to the mobile version of your ePortfolio » read more

Advice for retired doctors (no longer in active clinical practice)

The Medical Council has agreed that retired medical practitioners will be subject to the same professional competence requirements as all other practising doctors. » read more

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