Medical Council of Ireland

The objective of the Medical Council of Ireland is to protect the public by promoting and better ensuring high standards of professional conduct and professional education, training and competence among registered medical practitioners.

The Medical Practitioner’s Act sets out the Council’s duties and powers. The principal functions of the Council are to:

  • Establish and maintain the Register of Medical Practitioners
  • Set and monitor standards for undergraduate, intern and postgraduate education and training
  • Specify and review the standards required for the maintenance of the professional competence of registered medical practitioners
  • Specify standards of practice for registered medical practitioners including providing guidance on all matters related to professional conduct and ethics
  • Conduct disciplinary procedures

Current Board Membership