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INTeRACT for Health - One day workshop

A one-day workshop will take place on Tuesday 12th June 2018 at the School of Psychology, NUI Galway.

The aim is to provide training in integrated Knowledge Translation to members of the Health Behaviour Change Research Group at NUI Galway,

our partners within Strategic Planning and Transformation in the Health Services Executive (formerly the Health and Well-being division),

and other interested stakeholders.

Integrated Knowledge Translation is an approach that seeks to optimise the usefulness and relevance of research

by involving those who will use research knowledge from the very beginning of planning process.

The full schedule is available to download HERE: INTeRACT Schedule

Who should attend?

This workshop is suitable for researchers, health professionals and policy makers with an interest in chronic illness prevention,

self-management, health behaviour change and integrated Knowledge Translation.

Registration is free, but places are limited so register now to secure your place! To register please CLICK HERE

For queries, please contact Dr Oonagh Meade at, or 091 49 4456


Reflective Practice Workshop Galway

A multidisciplinary workshop on reflective practice open to Clinical Measurement Physiologists is being held

on 22 May, 2018 from 09:30 - 16:30

It will take place atbGalway Mayo Institute of Technology

Reflective Practice is a compulsory element of CPD.

The workship is designed to help you structure and formalise how you reflect in a way that increases the

likelihood of your reflections informing actions that benefit both your professional development and those you work with.


Places are strictly on a first come first served basis.

All fees are non-refundable booking fees €20.00

To book


HSCP Research Conference Deadline Extended

The deadline for submission of abstracts for the 5th HSCP Research Conference has been extended.

This inclusive event takes place in the Conference Centre, Dublin Castle on Wednesday 14th November 2018.

Authors submitting abstracts will first be asked to register with Ex Ordo here.

They can then proceed to submit the abstract.

The closing date for receipt of abstracts is now extended to Monday 14th May ’18.

More details for download here

Understanding Compassion Fatigue

A course is being run on the above topic as well as self-care tools.

This is being held at the Wisdom centre

Sophia Housing Dublin,

25 Cork Street,

Merchants Quay

Dublin, Ireland


30th May 2018: 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Closing date for applications is 11th May 2018

Application forms from


Healthcare & the Law

A workshop for healthcare professionals on Healthcare and the Law is taking place on 24th & 25th May 2018.

The event will be held at HSE Corporate Relations Building, 63/64 Adelaide Road, Dublin 2.

Closing date for applications is 11th May 2018.

Application forms from


Exam Funding

The closing date for applications for exam funding is coming up.

This includes:

1. BSE Exams

2. SVT Exams

3. ABRET Exams

4. Cardiac Pacing, ICD and EP Exams.

Applications forms are available from Karen Dobbyn at

Closing Date 29th June 2018


2018 IICMS Bursary

In 2018 IICMS are granting 5 bursaries of up to €400 each to attend a National or International meeting.

This is open to all paid up members both in the public and private sector.

Further details & application form from Karen Dobbyn at

Paediatric Spirometry Course

Closing date for applications 29th June 2018

A paediatric spirometry course in collaboration with ARTP will take place May 3rd-4th in Our Lady's Children's Hospital, Crumlin.

This course is run in collaboration with ARTP

Further details of this exciting training course available here


5th HSCP Research Conference - Call for Abstracts

A call for abstracts has been issued for the 5th HSCP Research Conference which takes place in the Conference Centre, Dublin Castle on Wednesday 14th November 2018. Authors submitting abstracts will first be asked to register with Ex Ordo here and then proceed to submit the abstract.

The closing date for receipt of abstracts is Monday 30th April ’18.

Please download flyer for further details.


HSCP Office Innovation & Best Practice Awards 2018

To recognise the enormous role Health and Social Care Professions play in delivering innovative solutions,

reshaping how and where services are delivered as well as leading and driving change,

we are excited to announce the first ever National Health & Social Care Professions Office Innovation & Best Practice Awards.

The awards will be presented at the National Health and Social Care Professions Best Practice and Innovation Awards Ceremony on

10thOctober 2018 in Farmleigh and finalists for each award will be invited to attend the event.

The ceremony offers an opportunity to share examples of Health and Social Care Professions adding value and improving

care for patients/services users and addressing key challenges facing the health and social care services.

National HSCP Office Innovation & Best Practice Awards 2018 - Key Strategic Themes

A. Population health approach with HSCP focus on prevention and proactive care

B. Reshaping care

developing integrated, person-centred seamless care,

care delivered as close to home as possible & at the lowest level of complexity needed

engagement with patients/service users, co-design, co-production

C. Driving quality improvement, delivering sustainable quality and safety

Best evidence based practice

Quality improvement methodology

Innovation to improve experience &/or outcomes for patients/service user & /or service

Demonstrates extended scope and advanced practice

Modernise and maximise resources (facilitates effective, efficient care)


D. Demonstrating professional leadership

E. Strengthening interdisciplinary working

F. Innovating and transforming eHealth solutions

G. Supporting HSCP workforce engagement and development as appropriate

Health and Social Care Professionals working in the HSE, Voluntary Providers, other publicly funded health and social care services and HSCP professional bodies are now invited to complete the National Health & Social Care Professions Office Innovation & Best Practice Awards Application Form and send using the subject line National Health & Social Care Professions Office Innovation & Best Practice Awards 2018 to The form is available on the HSCP hub on

Closing date for applications 17:00 on Wednesday 25th of April 2018

Application form

Practice Education Conference - Abstract Call

Please find below information for the Practice Education Conference taking place on Thursday, 26th July, 2018,

in the RCSI, 123 St. Stephen's Green, Dublin 2. The submission form for abstracts is also downloadable below.

The closing date for return of completed submission forms to

Eileen Walsh

Senior Executive Officer, National Health and Social Care Professions Office

National HR Directorate, Clinical and Administration Block A (2nd Floor - Green Corridor)

HSE, Merlin Park, Galway, Eircode H91 N973.

T: 353 91 775317| 087 6474 379|

The closing date for submissions is Tuesday, 17th April, 2018.

Flyer Submission Form

HSE Future Leaders Programme For HSCP

The HSCP Office is running a Future Leaders Programme for HSCPs that will commence on Monday, 30th April, 2018.

This programme is being delivered by the RCSI and sponsored by the National Director of HR and the Assistant National Director for HR,

Leadership, Education and Talent Development.

In this regard, I attach the following:

1.            Programme Overview

2.            Programme Brochure (front) (back)

3.            Selection Criteria

4.            Application Form

Programme Dates:

Module 1             30th April and 1st May, 2018

Module 2             25th and 26th June, 2018

Module 3             11th and 12th September, 2018

Module 4             24th and 25th October, 2018

Module 5             28th November, 2018

There are 20 places available.

All modules will be held at the office of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Ballymoss Road, Sandyford Industrial Estate, Dublin 18.

The closing date for return of applications is Tuesday, 27th March, 2018 - see application form for futher details.

If you have any queries, please contact Karen Dobbyn IICMS CPD Officer, or Eileen Walsh, HSCP Office  (091) 775317

Please let Karen Dobbyn CPD Officer, if you apply for this program.

National HSCP Office Newsletter

The national HSCP office has released it's first newsletter. Available for download from here

IVS-NIVASC - Call for Abstracts & Event Details

The 8th Joint Annual Scientific meeting of the Irish Vascular Society and Northern Ireland Vascular Society

will be held at the Grand Hotel, Malahide, Co Dublin from 11-13 May 2018.

Abstracts of research related to vascular surgery are invited for submission with a view to presentation at this meeting.

Abstracts will be judged for oral and poster prizes on Saturday 12 May 2018.

The Joint Societies strongly encourage submissions from any member of a vascular team including trainees, nursing staff and vascular technologists.

All accepted presentations will be published in the European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery.

Full details available for download below

HRM Masterclass - Dublin March 2018

A High Resolution Manometry Masterclass will take place in St James Hospital, Dublin

on the 26th March 2018. The title of the course is UOS and Dysphagia- How Useful is High Resolution Manometry

Flyer available for download here

Application form available for download here

IVS & NIVASC Conference 2018

The annual IVS/NIVASC conference, masterclass and symposium will take place in the Grand Hotel Malahide on

11-12 MAY 2018

Vascular Masterclass - Friday 11 May, 12noon

Overview of vascular trauma management including guest lectures and a vascular trauma workshop covering

Abdominal / Chest / Neck / Limb Trauma, Diagnostic / Interventional Radiology and Thoracic Endografting

Society Dinner - Friday 11 May, 7pm

Vascular Symposium - Saturday 12 May, 9am

Focus: Managing Vascular Emergencies

Flyer will be circulated


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