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Benefits for Basic Specialist Training

See what benefits are available to you

We are delighted to offer a huge range of benefits and services to Trainees

As a Trainee, you can play a key role in the life of the College and are vital to our success. 


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Supporting your professional development

When you pay your  subscription you will enjoy free online access to the following journals and clinical decision support tools:

  • The BMJ Journal
  • The Lancet



Enjoy big savings when you join our exclusive affinity scheme

On your behalf we have negotiated an extensive range of discounts with providers of travel, accommodation, medical equipment, insurance, health and wellbeing and lots more.

On payment of your subscription you will receive details on how to access generous discounts with brands such as

  • Bank of Ireland
  • Best Western Hotels
  • Compu b - iPhone, Macbooks, iPad, iPod - Ireland's Leading Apple Premium Reseller 
  • Hertz Car and Van Hire
  • Hiscox Insurance
  • Irish Ferries
  • Irish Country Hotels
  • InterContinental Hotels and Resorts
  • JLT Insurance
  • Kilkenny Design
  • MedGuard Healthcare Limited
  • National Aquatic Centre
  • Radisson Blu Hotels
  • TaxBack.com
Course and masterclasses.

As a Trainee of the College, you join a committed group of physicians operating at the forefront of medicine in Ireland and internationally. Not only are you helping to transform lives on a daily basis, but you’re contributing to change for future generations.

Professor Frank Murray

President, Royal College of Physicians of Ireland
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VIP access to our historical home at No.6 Kildare Street

Nestled beside the National Library of Ireland on Dublin’s Kildare Street, No.6 has been the home of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland since 1864. Today, it is available to hire as a unique city-centre venue for weddings, corporate functions, social gatherings and gala dinners.

Thanks to its illustrious medical past, No.6 houses an eclectic collection of artifacts and antiques reflecting the antiquity of the College. The main rooms of the building remain much as they were in 1864 when the building was opened.

When you pay your Fellowship subscription you will enjoy privileged access to this historic building, including

  • 20% discount on room hire at No.6 Kildare Street
  • Free use of the Mary Hearn Room, a quite comfortable study and research area with desktop computers and WiFi
  • Free or reduced price tickets for dinners and social events in No.6

Professional Influence and Representation

Advocacy, Lobbying and Thought Leadership

We are at the forefront of healthcare development in Ireland, advancing the case for better public health policies, infuencing change and presenting your concerns to the Government, media and other influential stakeholders.

We are actively pursuing reforms in the areas of

We represent your views to policymakers through media relations, written consultations and position papers, oral presentation to parliamentary committees and detailed research by our expert Policy Groups.

Prof Frank Murray

Our Members and Fellows lead initiatives and discussions that influence government policies, particularly in the areas of alcohol, obesity, tobacco and ageing. Through our policy work, the College will continue to inform and influence government policy on public health and to be a passionate advocate, without conflict of interest, for good health.

Professor Frank Murray

President, Royal College of Physicians of Ireland

Contact Us

If you would like further information about the benefits and services available to you please do not hesitate to contact us.