HSE IRELAND- CPSP JUNIOR DOCTOR JOBS / SCHOLARSHIP (SHO, REGISTRAR)
Recently, the CPSP Pakistan has announced positions for
Pakistani FCPS residents to complete their 2 years training in Ireland in
partnership with HSE IRELAND. This opportunity allows trainees to move to Ireland
for 2 years and experience Irish healthcare system, meanwhile, this period is
recognized by cpsp towards the FCPS training. As part of the program, trainees
are required to come back to Pakistan after the 2 years period is complete and
can’t go back at-least for a year.
The specialities open for application are as follows:
- 1. Anaesthesiology
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Trauma and Orthopedic Surgery.
Requirements for Irish international training fellowship selection:
Have completed 2 years training in their
Passed the IMM examination
Have OET/Ilets with the required score (this
time cpsp has allowed to enter proof of booking the test at the application
time, however during interview result will be required)
Have registration with PMC, and housejob with
minimum 3 months in medicine and 3 months in general surgery
The application can be filled online and needs to be
submitted before the 30 September 2022, along with the required documents.
After initial vetting of applications & shortlisting,
the next phase is the interviews, which will be held between 28 November – 9
Interviews are conducted in cpsp regional centers and the
panel includes the cpsp as well as the Irish team, during the interview candidate’s
English language communication is also gauged.
The final selection letters will be issued by the end of December
Joining as IMG trainee in Ireland
The session will start from July 2023, the selected doctors
are provided funds for return travel and registration with the Irish medical
council and one week’s accommodation, following which the salary/stipend will
be given as per the local HSE framework.
There might be additional documentary/ procedure to follow
post selection, e.g. candidates need to provided police clearance certificate.
Have a valid passport with 12 months validity at-least.
Documents e.g. Medical diploma and house job experience certificate
needs to be verified by EPIC.
Life as an International medical graduate trainee
Once in Ireland, trainees are allotted clinical supervisors
who assist them in their training requirements as well as provide oversight. The
programs apart from providing training also offer professional and skill
building courses, workshops access and opportunity to participate in symposia
and continued medical education. Henceforth, it’s a one-off opportunity to
complete the fcps training as well as work in advanced health centers at the
same time, and bring back the much-needed foreign experience to excel the health
care provision and professional development.
Read more on Irish
Medical Council registration – Step by Step – on Press exemption basis
Read more on EPIC
account creation and document verification.
Read more on How
to Prepare for OET
More on CPSP-MTI
UK and Ireland program here
Frequently asked queries:
Is any entrance exam (press) required for Irish
Medical Council registration:
No if you
have done housejob in Pakistan after 2009, and your rotations are as per IMC
criteria i.e. 3 months medicine, 3 months surgery, rest allied. You can proceed
with registration based on experience basis. This applies even if you apply independently
of the CPSP program
What about other nationals e.g. Indians applying
for Irish medical council registration:
program is for Pakistani post-graduate trainees currently undergoing training
council gives exemption on experience basis to Pakistan, UK, Malaysia, Sudan, Malta,
Australia and Newzeland, other IMGS need to pass the PRESS exam or apply based
on post-graduate qualifications if approved.