All doctors are legally obliged to maintain their professional competence by enrolling in professional competence schemes and following requirements set by the Irish Medical Council. RCSI is responsible for operating the scheme for surgeons and doctors working in surgery and emergency medicine.
Most T&O surgeons don’t have the time to attend extensive educational programmes, so this programme provides a solid foundation as a T&O trainer in surgical practice through a focused day and a half programme, facilitated by Lisa Hadfield-Law.
Educational supervision is a fundamental conduit for delivering teaching and training in the NHS and a core
requirement of the ISCP. It takes advantage of the experience, knowledge and skills of expert clinicians and
is vital to ensure a high quality of service and patient safety.