Education and Research

BooksCappagh Hospital in association with University College, Dublin and the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) provides undergraduate and postgraduate medical education.

In 1990, approval was granted for the Diploma in Orthopaedic Nursing for Cappagh by the RCSI for Postgraduate Nurses.  In 1999, this course was approved as a Higher Diploma in Nursing Studies (Orthopaedic Nursing) by the RCSI / NUI and An Bord Altranais.  In 2006, it was approved as a Post Graduate Diploma in Nursing (Orthopaedic Nursing) with the current award at level nine on the National Qualification Framework.

This section provides detailed information on the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland at Cappagh National Orthopaedic Hospital and specific education programmes and courses available in the hospital.





Mission Statement

We are inspired by the love of Catherine McAuley and the Sisters of Mercy.

We strive to Care for all patients with excellence, Cherish the uniqueness of each person and Treat them with compassion, love and integrity.

We are constantly challenged to meet the needs of our times in all aspects of care, through ongoing education and research.