Our mission, as the professional body for surgeons in Ireland, is to provide leadership, insight and support to doctors working in surgery and emergency medicine in Irish hospitals.

We also work with national healthcare policymakers, regulators and service providers in pursuit of excellence in surgical care.

Professional Competence Scheme

RCSI is responsible for operating the Professional Competence Scheme (PCS) for surgeons and doctors working in surgery and emergency medicine.

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National Clinical Programmes

RCSI’s National Clinical Programmes in Surgery, Trauma and Orthopaedics, Emergency Medicine and Radiology have a number of workstreams which use quality improvement methodologies to improve patient access to services and healthcare.

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