The Irish Institute of Orthopaedic Surgeons was formed in 1972. Its functions included determining the need for new orthopaedic appointments, involvement in the replacement of those retiring, and a commitment to develop a training program in line with that being established in the UK under the auspices of the Specialist Advisory Committee (SAC) of the Joint Committee of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons.
Preparing for the FRCS
The four Surgical Royal Colleges of Great Britain and Ireland (Edinburgh, England, Glasgow and Ireland) offer a suite of Intercollegiate Fellowship Examinations for the surgical community in Ireland, the UK and internationally.
- If you wish to sit the FRCS in Great Britain/Ireland, please view the regulations and apply via the Joint Committee on Intercollegiate Examinations (JCIE) website.
- If you wish to sit the FRCS outside Great Britain/Ireland, please view the regulations and apply via the Joint Surgical Colleges Fellowship Examination (JSCFE) website.