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Temporary Consultant in Palliative Medicine

Beaumont HospitalDublinPart-time


RCSI Hospitals Group was established in 2015 and comprises the following hospitals:

•    Beaumont Hospital, Dublin
•    Connolly Hospital, Dublin
•    Cavan and Monaghan Hospital
•    Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda, Co. Louth
•    Louth County Hospital
•    Rotunda Hospital, Dublin

The Academic Partner for the Group is the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI).

The RCSI Hospitals Group serves populations in five counties – North Dublin, Meath, Louth, Cavan and Monaghan.  A wide range of emergency, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitation services are provided across these, supported by a workforce of approximately 8,353 WTE staff.  Our aim is to provide high quality and safe care underpinned by the development of a single effective corporate and clinical governance structure.

The RCSI Hospitals Group is committed to improving clinical performance in scheduled and unscheduled care and the development of clinical networks and delivery systems to improve access to excellent care, in accordance with the HIQA National Standards for Safer Better Healthcare and in alignment with the National Committee on Clinical Excellence, the National Clinical Programmes and the National Cancer Control Programme Guidelines.

Further information about the RCSI Hospital Group can be found at our website:


Beaumont Hospital, incorporating St. Joseph’s Hospital, Raheny is a major teaching hospital providing emergency and acute care services across 54 medical specialties to a local community of some 290,000 people. In addition, we are a Designated Cancer Centre and the Regional Treatment Centre for Ear, Nose and Throat, and Gastroenterology. We are also the National Referral Centre for Neurosurgery and Neurology, Renal Transplantation, and Cochlear Implantation. The hospital employs approximately 3,000 staff and has a complement of 820 beds.


St. Francis Hospice provides a specialist palliative care service to people in North Dublin. This includes support for their families and friends and all healthcare professionals involved in their care.  The service is based on a Christian philosophy of human dignity, which treats each person with respect and compassion, irrespective of their cultural or religious background or socio-economic status.  The hospice plays a leadership role in shaping palliative care nationally, working in partnership to advance policy, education, research and service innovation.

Applications are invited for the following posts:


This is a temporary appointment to the RCSI Hospitals Group on a Type A basis under the Consultants’ Contract 2008 by the Health Service Executive to Beaumont Hospital for 14 hours per week and St. Francis Hospice for 25 hours per week.

Applicants must be registered in the Specialist Division of the Register of Medical Practitioners maintained by the Medical Council in Ireland in the specialty of Palliative Medicine.  

Informal enquiries may be made to Dr. Regina McQuillan, Consultant in Palliative Medicine, Beaumont Hospital, via email at

Applications can be made by emailing your CV to together with the names of two referees or by applying online at no later than midnight on Monday 5th August 2019. 

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