Consultant Appointments Reports

In line with section 57(2) of the Health Act 2004, the functions of Comhairle na nOspidéal, as specified in section 41(1)(b)(i) and (ii) of the Health Act 1970, were transferred to the HSE on 1st January, 2005.

Consultant Staffing Statistics Reports are prepared by the Consultants Division of the Health Service Executive based on information collected and collated from HSE and publicly funded hospitals and services .

The compilation of the consultant statistics is an on-going process which involves regular up-dating and refinement of data. The overall objective is to provide, as far as possible, a comprehensive and accurate reflection of the consultant establishment.

All the statistical information refers to public sector consultant posts only.

Population figures are based on estimated HSE figures from population health.

Explanatory Notes:

Consultant Establishment is defined as the overall total complement of Consultant Applications Advisory Committee (CAAC) approved posts.

Retirement profile is based on consultants retiring at the age of 65.

Quarterly Post Matching Report

Consultant Post Matching Report as at 31 March 2021

Quarterly Consultant Establishment Report

Consultant Establishment Report 31 March 2020

Previous Quarterly Reports

Consultant Post Matching Report 2020

Consultant Post Matching Report 31 December 2020

Consultant Post Matching Report 30 September 2020

Consultant Post Matching Report 30 June 2020

Consultant Post Matching Report 31 March 2020

Consultant Post Matching Report 2019

Consultant Post Matching Report 31 December 2019

Consultant Post Matching Report 30 September 2019

Consultant Post Matching Report 30 June 2019

Quarterly Consultant Establishment Reports

Quarterly Consultant Establishment Reports 2019

Consultant Establishment as at 31 December 2019

Consultant Establishment as at 30 September 2019

Consultant Establishment as at 30 June 2019

Consultant Establishment as at 31 March 2019

Quarterly Consultant Establishment Reports 2018

Consultant Establishment as at 31 December 2018

Consultant Establishment as at 30 September 2018

Consultant Establishment as at 30 June 2018

Consultant Establishment as at 31 March 2018

Quarterly Consultant Establishment Reports 2017

Consultant Establishment as at 31 December 2017

Consultant Establishment as at 30th September 2017

Consultant Establishment as at 30th June 2017

Consultant Establishment as at 31st March 2017

Quarterly Consultant Establishment Reports 2016

Consultant Establishment as at 31st December 2016

Consultant Establishment as at 30th September 2016

Consultant Establishment as at 30th June 2016

Consultant Establishment as at 31st March 2016

Quarterly Consultant Establishment Reports 2015

Consultant Establishment as at 31st December 2015

Consultant Establishment as at 30th September 2015

Consultant Establishment as at 30th June 2015

Annual Consultant Establishment Reports

Consultant Appointment Annual Report 2016

Consultant Appointment Annual Report 2015

CAAC Annual Reports

CAAC Annual Report 2019

Previous CAAC Annual Reports

Consultant & NCHD Employment Data Reports

The below report captures and displays details of employment data for both consultants and NCHDs. This report was first published in January 2021 and will be published quarterly.

The consultant and NCHD data contained in the report is extracted from DIME (Doctors Integrated Management E-system). Consultant data relates only to Consultant Applications Advisory Committee (CAAC) approved consultant posts. 

The consultant section of the report outlines consultant data by;

1.      Medical discipline

2.      Location by hospital group/CHO

3.      Tenure

The NCHD section of the report outlines NCHD data by;

1.      Clinical site and grade of incumbent

2.      NCHD posts by medical discipline and Non Training Scheme Doctors.

Quarterly DIME Employment Data Report 2021

Consultant Workforce Reports

Consultant Workforce Report 2018

National Doctors Training and Planning (NDTP) provides this report to contribute towards improved workforce planning. This data, held in the Doctors Integrated Management E System (DIME), helps frame discussions regarding the recruitment, retention, replacement, location, and practice arrangements of the Consultant workforce. This report will be published on an annual basis and will help show trends in areas such as workforce growth, gender distribution, age of the workforce and permanent/locum appointments.

More information can be found on workforce planning by clicking here