Press Releases

July 2019

Medical Council publishes report on intern doctors and specialist trainees

April 2019

Medical Council's Workforce Intelligence Report Launched

March 2019

President of Medical Council addresses Women in Medicine in Ireland Conference in Cork

Medical Council celebrates the contribution of women to medicine and patient advocacy on International Women's Day

Medical Council Reopens Applications for Specialty Recognition

January 2019

Medical Council welcomes the inclusion of the Regulated Professions Bill in the Government’s Spring Legislation Programme as Priority Legislation

Medical Council publishes draft five-year Strategy for Public Consultation

December 2018

Medical Council issues Update to Doctors in relation to the Health (Regulation of Termination of Pregnancy) Act 2018

November 2018

Medical Council Launch Targeted Consultation on New Ethical Guidelines

22,859 Doctors Now Registered with the Medical Council

September 2018

Medical Council Launches 'invaluable' guide for doctors who are new to medical practice in Ireland

Scally Report should lead to greater patient safety, improved patient outcomes and better patient experiences – Medical Council

Medical Council Opening Statement to the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Health in relation to Clinical Guidelines in light of the impending introduction of abortion services in Ireland

Medical Council Statement on the Publication of the Scally Report

August 2018

Medical Council Publishes the first Reports into Inspections of Clinical training sites in the South/South West and Saolta Hospital Groups

Statement from President of Medical Council in relation to Cervical Check

July 2018

Medical Council launches Report of Progress on the Maintenance of Professional Competence

Medical Council elects its first Woman President

June 2018

2017 Annual Report and Financial Statements Launched

Minister Appoints new Medical Council

May 2018

Registered Medical Practitioners Invited to Retain Registration on Medical Council Register

Medical Council Launches updated Guidance for Registered Medical Practitioners on Relationships between Doctors and Industry

Opening Statement by Mr Bill Prasifka, CEO Medical Council, and Dr Audrey Dillon, Chairperson of the Ethics and Professionalism Committee and a member of the Medical Council, to the Oireachtas Public Accounts Committee, 9am, Thursday, 17th May, 2018

Opening Statement by Dr Anthony Breslin, Vice-President Medical Council and Mr Bill Prasifka, CEO Medical Council to the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Health, 9am, Wednesday, 2nd May, 2018

March 2018

Results of Medical Council Election Announced

Medical Council Elections Underway

February 2018

Medical Council launches Public Consultation on Section 11 Rules for Professional Indemnity

Nominations Close as Doctors Prepare to Vote in Medical Council Elections - Specialist Division

Notice of Election of Registered Medical Practitioners for Appointment to Medical Council

Nominations Close as Doctors Prepare to Vote in Medical Council Elections

January 2018

Multi-lingual Patient Information Booklet launched by Minister

Medical Council Elections