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Irish physiotherapy students studying outside the Republic of Ireland

Irish physiotherapy students studying outside the Republic of Ireland should be aware that they find it extremely difficult to obtain a clinical placement in an Irish public health facility as part of their undergraduate training. Please note that the following is HSE policy:

Priority for Placements of undergraduate physiotherapists in Irish Public Health System

PROTOCOL

Priority will be given for students in the following agreed courses:

BSc in Occupational Therapy – TCD, NUIG, UCC
MSc in Occupational Therapy – UL
BSc in Physiotherapy – UCD, TCD, RCSI, UL
BSc in Speech and Language Therapy – TCD, NUIG, UCC
MSc in Speech and Language Therapy – UL

Consideration requires to be given to the following:
a. Irish citizens studying outside the Republic of Ireland
b. Additional courses
c. Northern Ireland and UK students
d. Other EU and international requests”

 

Ruaidhri O’Connor
Chief Executive Officer
Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists
Royal College of Surgeons
St. Stephen’s Green
Dublin D02 H903

Tel: 01 4022771

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