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.
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|
|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
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 2018. Call for Applications The HSE is now inviting applications from SpRs/SRs for funding under the Dr. Richard Steevens’ Scholarship 2018 for sponsored clinical training overseas, where such training is either unavailable or limited in Ireland, commencing July 2018. 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 24th 2017.