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I am delighted to welcome you to The Academy of Clinical Science and Laboratory Medicine, the professional body for Medical Scientists in Ireland. The Academy functions as the Designated Authority with the approval of the Minister of Health and Children, in evaluating the education and training necessary to practise as a Medical Scientist in Ireland.

The Academy is the foremost professional body for Clinical Science and Laboratory Medicine in Ireland and the change in name approved by you the members is a reflection of the breadth and range of our specialties and the diverse roles that our members occupy in the delivery of high quality Healthcare in Ireland. Membership or eligibility for membership of the Academy of Clinical Science and Laboratory Medicine is a requirement to practise as a Medical Scientist in Ireland.

To contact us: telephone: 01-9059730.

For enquiries specifically relating to:
Executive Officer: Helen Barry
Finance: Jennifer Carey
CPD: Monica Fitzpatrick

Academy Survey 2017

The Academy and the medical and clinical scientist profession face significant changes with the future transition to CORU as the competent state registration authority for entry level to practice. We are seeking your input to this process through this survey. Please follow this link below to complete this important survey.

Academy Events 2017 can be booked through CPD tab above.

November Events
24th: Microbiology All work and no play: pressure areas in the lab
8th: Dec TTSAB: Blood Group Serology

2018: Massive Obstetric Haemorrhage Seminar
23rd February 2018 Dublin: Joint CPD Event

Science Week 12th - 19th November 2017

Are you doing something in your laboratory or workplace for Science Week, if so we would love to hear all about it, as it is happening, or afterwards. Please send us your photos (get permission) and a few words to Sinead in the Academy Office at or tweet the President on Twitter @acslmPresident. Details of Science week;

Conference Bursary Awards Competition

The Academy is offering a number of bursaries to support medical scientists in promoting and developing their research. Further information and application form below.

Joint Publication between the ACSLM and the MLSA

New Horizons - Advanced Practice and Extended Scope of Practice for Medical Scientists in Ireland. Is now available to download below.