Please note that the Medical Council office will close at 3pm today to facilitate a staff event. The office will reopen at 9am on Monday 27th November.

Professional Competence FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions have been categorised into the sections below:

  1. Enrolling in a professional competence scheme
  2. Professional competence requirements
  3. Monitoring and audit
  4. Doctors practising outside the State
  5. Doctors with flexible and diverse working arrangements
  6. Retired doctors who continue the practice of medicine on an ad-hoc basis
  7. Doctors without day-to-day contact with patients

If you have any general queries which are not addressed in the booklet or online, our staff in the Professional Competence Section will be happy to assist at +353 1 498 3136/ You may contact the relevant recognised postgraduate training body for more specific information on professional competence schemes.