Trainees are advised to inform themselves of the timing of all curricular modules in their academic year and must remember that they are responsible for meeting the various assessment and progression requirements throughout the training programme. The Faculty is committed to the promotion of an environment for work which upholds the dignity and respect of staff and which supports every individual’s right to work in an environment which is free of any form of harassment, intimidation or bullying.    Details of lectures can be found on MedHub.

Part I Lecture Schedule 2019.2020

Part II 2nd Year Lecture Schedule 2019.2020

Part II 3rd Year Lecture Schedule 2019.2020

Revised Trainee rotation 2016-2019

Clinical Course Exam Refund Policy Document 2017

Guide to Radiology Logbook for SpRs

Radiography Log Book

Notice re AIRP Courses

Regulations on Validation of Training

Updated Leave Entitlements March 2017

SpR Progression Criteria – Diagnostic Radiology 2018

SpR Progression Criteria – Radiation Oncology 2018

SpR in Difficulty Guidelines 2016

Dr in Difficulty Green Form 2016

Dr in Difficulty Yellow Form 2016

Supporting NCHD access to Protected Training Time – 11th July 14

Recording Protected Training Time – 11th July 14

Clinical Course Exam Refund Policy Document 2017

Out of Programme Requirement for Pre-Approval

Career Breaks for NCHDs

RCSI Dignity at work policy

HSE Dignity at work policy


Contacts for Mental Health and Wellbeing

Training Support Scheme (TSS)

Additional Training Support Funding has been made available to NCHDs from July 2019 onwards. This scheme is in addition to existing financial supports such as the Clinical Course and Exam Refund Scheme and the Higher Specialist Training Fund. Funding is allocated based on Grade and the table below indicates the amount available under the TSS for each registration training year, July – July. Funding is available pro-rata for doctors employed on shorter contract durations.

Grade Amount per Registration Year
Intern €750
SHOs and Registrars €1250
SPRs/GP Registrars/Psychiatry SRs on a training scheme €2000

A list of approved clinical courses, conferences and examinations that can be claimed for under the TSS are listed here.

 Please see the NCHD Training Supports Scheme (TSS) Guidance Document for Employers & NCHDs here.

Further information on how to submit claims for refunds under this Scheme will be communicated to NCHDs over the coming weeks. An Information Sheet / User Guide will also be made available on this page. In the meantime, please see link to flyer which contains additional details regarding the Training Supports Funding Scheme

Clinical Course & Examination Refund Scheme for NCHDs

This scheme is open to all NCHDs. There is an approved list of clinical courses & examinations qualifying for this refund scheme contained in the guidance document. A maximum contribution of €450 is payable to NCHDs for each course or exam on this list. An application form must be completed to apply for this refund.

Specialist Training Fund for Higher Specialist Trainees

Please note that claims are now managed directly by the Faculty of Radiologists For further information about the specialist training fund for higher specialist trainees please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit the National Doctors Training & Planning Unit Hub at

Specialist Funding Guidance Document 2019-20.pdf

Higher Specialist Training Fund Application Form 2019-20

Specialist Funding Bank Account Details Form

Previous Years

Specialist Funding Guidance Document - 2018/19

Specialist Funding Reimbursment Application Document - 2018/19

Call for Interest – Faculty of Radiologists’ Higher Degree Support Bursary

Information regarding this is available here: Higher Degree Bursary Application.July.2017

The closing date for receipt of completed applications is 17:00 hrs, Thursday September 4th 2017

Dr Richard Steevens’ Scholarship – please note that this is now OPEN

For sponsored SpR/SR Training Overseas 2020. Call for Applications The HSE is now inviting applications from SpRs/SRs for funding under the Dr. Richard Steevens’ Scholarship 2020 for sponsored clinical training overseas, where such training is either unavailable or limited in Ireland, commencing July 2020. While applications from all specialty areas will be considered, this year the HSE is particularly interested in receiving applications from trainees, in the following specialties Medicine, Ophthalmology, Radiology and Surgery

The details of which are available in the “Applicant’s Guide”. Please see the “Applicant’s Guide” for more information, available from Training Bodies.

Applications must be received by the Training Body by November 4th 2019.

Richard Stevens Applicant Guide - 2020

 Richard Stevens Application - 2020

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