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Safe Start Guide for Relocating GPs

Are you a new doctor in Ireland or considering relocating? The Irish Medical Council has developed a comprehensive guide specifically designed to assist doctors who are new to practicing or returning to practice in Ireland. This guide aims to familiarise you with the general requirements of practicing medicine in Ireland and provide guidance on handling common clinical practice scenarios that may arise.

The guide covers several important aspects, including:

  • Introductions to the Irish Healthcare System
  • Links to Learning Resources
  • Consent
  • Prescribing
  • End of Life Care
  • Medical Record Keeping
  • Professional Conduct and Ethics
  • Communication Skills
  • Doctor's Wellbeing

The Irish Medical Council's mission is to ensure high standards of education, training, and practice among doctors for the benefit of patients. The Safe Start guide has been specifically designed to facilitate the integration of relocating doctors into the Irish healthcare system.

If you are considering relocating to Ireland, the guide is available for viewing and downloading here. For more information on the Irish Medical Council, please visit their website.

By providing this comprehensive guide, the Irish Medical Council aims to support doctors in their transition to practicing medicine in Ireland, ultimately enhancing patient care and safety. If you're thinking of relocating and working in Ireland as a general practitioner, we have many open roles and opportunities. Please feel free to contact us below.

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Posted on 06 June 2023 by Laura Mulchrone
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