National Doctors Training and Planning

National Doctors Training and Planning (NDTP) incorporates Medical Education and Training, Consultant Appointments and Medical Workforce Planning and was established in September 2014.

Current News

National Intern Gathering 2019 

We are delighted to welcome doctors to the National Intern Gathering Day 2019. It will be held at the Aviva Stadium on June 28th, 2019.

What can you expect from the day? 

We would be pleased if you could join us for a day of engaging and networking opportunities with your colleagues, learning tangible ways to be more resilient and assertive and discovering useful tips to be more personally effective.

In conversation with:

Brent Pope & Anna Geary

Lunch & refreshments will be provided.

Who Can Attend?

Further details regarding full registration will be issued with intern offers. Transport will be available from Galway, Limerick and Cork.

National Intern Gathering 2019


Medical Trainee Convention: Specialist Medical Training – ‘An Insider Guide’ 

The first cross-specialty Postgraduate Medical Trainee Convention: Specialist Medical Training – ‘An Insider Guide’ will take place on 7 June 2019 in No 6, Kildare St, RCPI.

Register early to secure your place at ( This is a free event open to all Postgraduate Medical Trainees in Ireland

There will be an opportunity to learn from experienced senior colleagues and leaders in medicine through storytelling, music and humour. The day has been designed to include trainees across the specialities so that we can build and strengthen the collective esprit de corps for the future.Postgrad Medical Trainee Con Logo 2019

Themes have been specifically developed to draw out the values, insights and skills which will support trainees in their professional journey as doctors.

Professor Ted Dinan will present on his emergent research on the Brain-Gut-Microbe Axis.

Mr Ken Mealy, President of RCSI, will speak about professional journey as a surgeon and a leader within the health service.

These are just some of the leading clinicians have been confirmed to speak at the event.

We look forward to a memorable day offering Postgraduate Medical Trainees a unique opportunity to network and share experiences with colleagues across the specialities.

The Postgraduate Medical Trainee Convention is a joint initiative of the Forum of Irish Postgraduate Medical Training Bodies (Forum) and HSE National Doctors Training Programme.

Medical Careers Day 2019

Mark your calendars for the 5th of October as we are pleased to announce the Medical Careers Day 2019 at the Aviva Stadium, Landsdown road, Dublin 4. This annual one day event is aimed at interns and final year medical students to provide valuable information at this critical stage in their career. The day will be focused on specialty training as well as including talks about medical career planning. For more details please click the link here.

Medical Careers Day 2019 poster