The Continuous Professional Development Support Scheme (CPD-SS) is an educational programme open to all NCHDs working in the public health service who
The CPD-SS is funded by the HSE. It helps you enhance your clinical knowledge and skills and fulfil some of your Professional Competence Scheme requirements in line with Medical Council requirements. Enrolment is free of charge.
Applications for 2019/2020 are now open - Enrol by 30 September 2019.
Once enrolled on the CPD-SS, you will be able to access training and educational activities worth up to 20 external CPD credits or totalling three days per year, whichever is greatest.
You will be able access a wide range of clinical courses and CPD activities run by Irish postgraduate medical training bodies, including RCPI.
A prospectus of courses and activities that you can access thanks to the CPD-SS will be circulated to successful applicants.
Registration for 2019/2020 is now open. You must submit an application by 30 September 2019.
If you are interested in participating in the CPD-SS, please check that you meet the following criteria:
Submit an application to enrol on the RCPI Continuous Professional Development – Support Scheme for 2019/2020
Please read the HSE's guidance document on the Continuous Professional Development - Support Scheme before you enrol. It outlines the terms and conditions of the CPD-SS.
We run a wide range of courses and events that are completely free of charge for doctors enrolled on the Continuous Professional Development Support Scheme (CPD-SS), including:
Contact Rebecca if you have queries relating to the Continuous Professional Development - Support Scheme for NCHDs