Appointed doctors

Under certain regulations, employers have a duty to ensure workers are placed under 'statutory medical surveillance' by an 'appointed doctor'. This website explains these duties and outlines the role of appointed doctors and appointment procedures. It will be of interest to employers that need to arrange statutory medical surveillance, and both established appointed doctors and doctors interested in becoming appointed.

HSE and appointed doctors

Information for employers

Learn more about your legal duties, the purpose of statutory medical surveillance and how to find an appointed doctor.

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Guidance for appointed doctors

Guidance on how to become appointed and how appointments are renewed.

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News - Important updates for appointed doctors

There is no longer a moratorium on new applications. Please read and carefully follow the new procedures explained in these web pages before submitting an application.

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Updated: 2022-01-19