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Respiratory Event - Sword Medical Vyaire Day

The Sword Medical Vyaire User Group Day will be held this year on Friday 9th November 2018 in Carlton Hotel, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15.

Further information and registration info for this complimentary event here

SCST Diploma in ECG Interpretation Course - BELFAST

The SCST Diploma in ECG Interpretation Course will this year be being held in Belfast for the first time.

The three-day course takes place over three days from 27th September 2018 To 29th September 2018.

Further information from Cardiology page


Exam Funding Available

The National HSCP Office is now inviting Clinical Measurement Physiologists to apply for a place on the HSE Health & Social Care Profession’s

Professional Supervision Training Programme for HSE HSCP Supervisors.

Aim: To equip HSE HSCP Supervisors with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary for the effective engagement in and delivery of Professional Supervision as part of their role.

Target Group: experienced HSE HSCP managers and senior practitioners who, as part of their role, have responsibility for the provision of Professional Supervision to others and are themselves actively engaged in their own regular, formal Supervision with a designated supervisor as part of their practice.

The content of this Training Programme is informed by the core principles necessary for effective engagement in and delivery of Professional Supervision in the context of the HSE HR Circular 002/2015 Supervision Guidelines for HSC Professionals. It expands on the eLearning module “Professional Supervision for HSCP” available on www.hseland, i.e. providing an opportunity to explore and expand on its components through reflection and practice.

Further information and application form are available on HSCP hub on HSELanD or from

Exam Funding Available

2018 Exam Funding

Vascular SVT Exams

Cardiology BSE & Device Exams

Funding available on a first come first served basis. Further details and application forms from Karen Dobbyn at

Advanced ECG and EEG Study Day

This one day course is open to all Clinical Measurement Physiologists.

Open to 4th Year Clinical Measurement Science students.

Sessions can be booked separately but booking is essential – places cannot be accommodated on the day.

Registration closes the 10th September 2018

Booking & further details: Karen Dobbyn at


Healthcare & The Law

This two-day workshop is for Health and Social Care Professionals who need to know more about the implications of current healthcare legislation for their own practice and, where relevant, for that of their staff.

The course explores relevant legislation through the use of case studies, and reference to current policies/guidelines and their practical application.

Some of the key areas to be covered will include:

• Accountability of Health and Social Care Professionals (CORU and Professional Regulation)

• Negligence and Duty of Care

• Record Keeping

• Information Governance

• Data Protection

• Freedom of Information

• Consent

• Capacity – the current legal situation and the implications of the Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Act 2015

• Best Practice in Report Writing

• Witness Preparation and Giving Evidence in Courts, Inquests and Professional Conduct Hearings.

25th & 26th October Dublin - See attached flyer and application form.

Closing date 6th August 2018 contact for further details.

Flyer Application Form

Policies, Procedures & Guidelines Workshop

This one-day workshop aims to increase Managers & Senior Health and Social Care Professionals competence in developing and

writing PPGs relevant to their departments.

It will also address how to implement the PPG and the importance of monitoring, auditing and reviewing.

PPG’s articulate consistent approaches for best practice and serve to:

Promote best practice

Standardise practice and service delivery

Ensure that legislative and regulatory requirements are met

Ensure employees and line managers are clear on their roles and responsibilities

Facilitate effective staff induction

Act as educational tools

Act as a basis for audit and evaluation

Closing date 6th August 2018 contact for further details.
This 20th September 2018 Waterford See attached flyer and application form.

Flyer Application Form


Draft Guidelines for Management of AAA

The SVT is seeking comments from members on the draft updated NICE guidelines for management of AAA.

Go to Vascular faculty page for further details.


National Review of Specialist Cardiac Services

The public consultation on the national review of cardiac services is open until August 17th.

Further information and link to the questionnaire available on the Cardiology page

MSc in Patient Safety

The Department of Surgical Affairs (DoSA) at RCSI has opened applications for the Masters (MSc) in Human Factors in Patient Safety and further information is available for download below.

This unique Masters programme for experienced healthcare professionals is aimed at those who are responsible for the care of acute hospital patients.

The Masters (MSc) in Human Factors in Patient Safety is particularly relevant to Surgeons, Emergency Medicine Physicians, Anaesthetists, Obstetricians, Radiologists, Acute Care Nurses, Pharmacists,

Physiotherapists, Radiographers, Social Workers, Dietitians, Occupational Therapists, other allied health care professionals and quality managers.

The MSc is designed to develop participants’ knowledge of error, risk, and safety in healthcare

and to advance their practical skills and expertise to drive safety initiatives and quality improvement in the acute hospital setting.

Further details here


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