RCSI responding to COVID-19

As Ireland’s only health sciences focused University and the national professional, and training, body for surgery and emergency medicine, RCSI clinicians, researchers, faculty, alumni, students, Fellows, Members and trainees have played a critical role in supporting our country’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Information and updates for our students and other important groups, as well as our plans for the months ahead, can be found in this section.

RCSI campus reopening plans

RCSI has robust plans in place to re-open our campus this autumn whilst also ensuring the safety and well-being of students, patients and staff.


RCSI has launched the #RCSItogether for our Students’ Future campaign to support students in financial difficulty and ensure we deliver the same world class teaching experience in a new environment.

A message from the President of RCSI

During these difficult times Professor Ronan O'Connell, President of RCSI, will be sharing regular updates with our Fellows and Members and the wider healthcare community.

Read This week's message

Professor Ronan O Connell

RCSI Library resources

The RCSI Library has collated a selection of assets on COVID-19 including statistics on confirmed and recovered cases, the latest international research, search strategies for medical databases and national healthcare websites.