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SVT Exam Revision Days 2018 - Registration closing soon!

University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire

Wednesday 18th April (Physics) and Thursday 19th April (Technology)

Registration for the 2018 revision days

will be closing on Sunday 25th March. Go to for more details.

Funding may be available through IICMS. Contact for further information.


Reminder: IICMS Conference 2018

13th April, Lyrath Hotel, Kilkenny.

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Reminder: AMBU Physiologist of the Year Award

Reminder - 2018 Physiologist of the Year - Closing 23rd March 2018.

Please download and print the application form.

This a great prize and it brings awareness and recognition to the great work Clinical Measurement Physiologist are engaged in.

Flyer for download and printing 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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