Policies, Procedures and Important Documents

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Here you can find all important Policies, Procedures and Documents relating to your BST/HST Training Programme. 

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LEAVE OF ABSENCE IN HIGHER SPECIALIST TRAINING

Do you need to take sick leave or maternity leave?

If you need to take sick leave, maternity leave, compassionate leave or Force Majeure Leave during Higher Specialist Training, you must let your HST coordinator know.

You will need to complete a leave of absence form, available below.

You can obtain a maximum of three months’ credit for approved leave of absence during HST. If you take more than three months’ leave during HST, your period of clinical training will be extended accordingly.

For further information, please read the Higher Specialist Training Guides at the end of this page.

DOWNLOAD LEAVE OF ABSENCE FORM FOR HIGHER SPECIALIST TRAINING 

IN BASIC SPECIALIST TRAINING?

If you want to take leave of absence, retain training credit and return to the BST programme, this must be agreed in advance with your programme director and RCPI. Please contact your BST Coordinator for advice.

For further information, please read the Higher Specialist Training Guides at the end of this page.

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Download the Out of Clinical Programme Experience Form (OCPE):

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Other specialties

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To view the IOM HST Study Day Calendar 2021-2022 please click here.  Please be advised, changes may occur and this will be updated regularly to include additional information.

Please contact Helpdesk@rcpi.ie should you have any queries.

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Please find documents below regarding the Dr Richard Steevens Scholarships for 2022/2023. Applications for trainees will open on 1 October 2021 and will close on 2 November 2021. Further information can be found on the HSE website.

Training Guides