Medical Council constitution and functions: a guide to ethical conduct and behaviour and fitness to practise.

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/575083
Title:
Medical Council constitution and functions: a guide to ethical conduct and behaviour and fitness to practise.
Authors:
Medical Council
Citation:
Medical Council. 1984. Medical Council constitution and functions: a guide to ethical conduct and behaviour and fitness to practise. Dublin: Medical Council.
Publisher:
Medical Council
Issue Date:
Oct-1984
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/575083
Item Type:
Report
Language:
en
Description:
This guide to the Council's constitution and functions is primarily intended for doctors who have recently qualified in Ireland. It will be useful to doctors from other European Economic Community countries who wish to be registered with the Council in order to practise medicine in Ireland. It will also help doctors from countries outside the Community who have obtained temporary registration in order to practise for a limited period in Irish hospitals approved by the Council. The Medical Council has been created and its constitution determined by the Medical Practitioners Act, 1978, and has thus been granted statutory powers and functions. The Council sees its overall responsibility to be in the interest of the public by maintaining a Register of properly qualified medical practitioners who are bound to the traditional standards of ethical conduct and behaviour. To achieve this the Council has been given statutory powers to control medical education and training. thus establishing standards for admission to the Register, and also to control professional conduct and fitness to practise thus ensuring standards of behaviour and competence necessary for the retention of doctors on the Register.
Keywords:
HOSPITAL; EDUCATION; MEDICAL STAFF
Local subject classification:
DOCTORS
Series/Report no.:
2nd edition.

Full metadata record

DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorMedical Councilen
dc.date.accessioned2015-08-18T13:40:52Zen
dc.date.available2015-08-18T13:40:52Zen
dc.date.issued1984-10en
dc.identifier.citationMedical Council. 1984. Medical Council constitution and functions: a guide to ethical conduct and behaviour and fitness to practise. Dublin: Medical Council.en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10147/575083en
dc.descriptionThis guide to the Council's constitution and functions is primarily intended for doctors who have recently qualified in Ireland. It will be useful to doctors from other European Economic Community countries who wish to be registered with the Council in order to practise medicine in Ireland. It will also help doctors from countries outside the Community who have obtained temporary registration in order to practise for a limited period in Irish hospitals approved by the Council. The Medical Council has been created and its constitution determined by the Medical Practitioners Act, 1978, and has thus been granted statutory powers and functions. The Council sees its overall responsibility to be in the interest of the public by maintaining a Register of properly qualified medical practitioners who are bound to the traditional standards of ethical conduct and behaviour. To achieve this the Council has been given statutory powers to control medical education and training. thus establishing standards for admission to the Register, and also to control professional conduct and fitness to practise thus ensuring standards of behaviour and competence necessary for the retention of doctors on the Register.en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherMedical Councilen
dc.relation.ispartofseries2nd edition.en
dc.subjectHOSPITALen
dc.subjectEDUCATIONen
dc.subjectMEDICAL STAFFen
dc.subject.otherDOCTORSen
dc.titleMedical Council constitution and functions: a guide to ethical conduct and behaviour and fitness to practise.en
dc.typeReporten
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