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Consultants in Ireland 

About ihca

The 36th Irish Hospital Consultants Association AGM & Annual Conference takes place on Saturday, 12th October 2024 at the Mount Juliet Estate, County Kilkenny. Please visit our online Conference Booking page to book your attendance.

About IHCA

Improving the Irish Health Service

The Irish Hospital Consultants Association (IHCA) was established to promote, encourage and support the advancement of the practice of medicine, in all specialties and areas, and to advocate for the improvement of the health services in Ireland.

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IHCA Video Channel

We bring you the views of Consultants at the IHCA with the aim of keeping Members up to date with important issues affecting the profession and highlighting concerns relating to the delivery of care to patients

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IHCA AGM/Annual Conference

The 35th IHCA AGM & Annual Conference took place at the Radisson St Helen’s Hotel, Stillorgan, Dublin on Saturday 30th September. Click below for presentations and photo coverage

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The #CareCantWait campaign is encouraging patients, the public and those working in healthcare to support the IHCA’s call for the Government to address consultant shortages across our health services

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Patient Information

Getting an Appointment with a Consultant

If you have a medical problem you should, in the first instance, discuss it with your GP who can give you a referral to a Consultant if required.

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Health Service Delivery

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