COVID Era Fellowship 2021

The following approved NDTP /RCSI Covid Era Fellowships are now seeking applications from eligible candidates for commencement of a Fellowship post in July 2021 for 12 months.

COVID ERA Fellowships 2021

HospitalFellowship Name & InformationLead Supervisor
St. James HospitalFellowship Head and Neck Surgical OncologyMr. Paul Lennon
MMUHFellowship in Orthopaedic Spine SurgeryMr. Seamus Morris
Beaumont HospitalFellowship Microsurgical Breast ReconstructionMr. Nadeem Ajmal
University College Hospital Galway/Breast Check, Western UnitFellowship in Breast/Endocrine SurgeryMr. Karl Sweeney

Application Eligibility Criteria

Available to doctors who have obtained CSCST within the last 2 years or have an expected CCST in July 2020.
Doctors eligible to be appointed into an RCSI/NDTP Post Covid Era Fellowship must have completed their HST Training with an Irish Postgraduate Training Body.

Application Process Open

  • Interested candidates must submit an updated CV with a statement of interest when applying.
  • Applications close COB March 5th 2021
  • Selection & recruitment of Fellows ( Interview date range 8th – 12th March)
  • All applications should be submitted directly to
  • Please contact the relevant Fellowship lead directly if you have any questions on the Fellowship

The Award

Those successful in being appointed to a COVID Era Post CSCST Fellowship will receive

  • An SpR salary at the highest point of scale
  • Eligibility to access the Higher Specialist Training Fund the Clinical Course Exam Refund Scheme (CCERS) and the Training Supports Scheme (TSS) during the fellowship
  • Formal recognition of achievement following completion of the fellowship from the relevant Irish Post Graduate Medical Education Body/Bodies
  • A high quality fellowship experience in Ireland that will improve competitiveness for positions within Ireland