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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 30 June 2020

Consultant Post Matching Report 31 March 2020

Quarterly Consultant Establishment Report

Consultant Establishment Report 31 March 2020

Previous Quarterly Reports

CAAC Annual Reports

CAAC Annual Report 2019

Previous CAAC Annual Reports


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