The HSE has completed its report on Consultant Staffing as at 31st December 2011.
In line with section 57(2) of the Health Act 2004, the functions of Comhairle na nOspidéal,
as specified in section 41(1)(b)(i) and (ii) of the Health Act 1970, were transferred to the
HSE on 1st January, 2005.
The attached Consultant Staffing Statistics Report, as at 31st December 2011, has been
prepared by the Consultants Appointments Unit of the Health Service Executive based on
information collected and collated from HSE and publicly funded hospitals and services .
The compilation of the consultant statistics is an on-going process which involves regular
up-dating and refinement of data. The overall objective is to provide, as far as possible, a
comprehensive and accurate reflection of the consultant establishment.
All the statistical information refers to public sector consultant posts only.