27/02/2024 - FIFA MEDICAL CONFERENCE 2024  - Dr Andrew Massey - Medical Director

Link to conference recrodings - https://www.fifa.com/recap-medical-conference-2024

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24/11/2023 - RCSI School of Physiotherapy Micro-credential courses for 2024

A suite of post-graduate micro-credential courses will be delivered by the RCSI School of Physiotherapy, with Sports Medicine Fellows, in early 2024. 

These courses are suitable for a wide range of specialties, and include topics such as Physical Activity and Health Behaviour Change, Translating Evidence to Practice, Research Methods, Leadership and Management in Healthcare, and Stroke Rehabilitation. https://www.rcsi.com/dublin/about/faculty-of-medicine-and-health-sciences/school-of-physiotherapy

If you are interested in any of those courses, please register online on the RCSI Physiotherapy page (link above); for enquiries, please contact the RCSI School of Physiotherapy directly at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


22/11/2023 - WADA Prohibited list 2024 - up-date from Sport Ireland

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) publishes its Prohibited List annually and the 2024 list has now been published. This List shall come into effect on 1 January 2024.

For your information, please find below:

2024 Prohibited List

2024 Summary of Major Modifications and Explanatory Notes (you can use this document to familiarise yourself with the changes)

Last year, Sport Ireland advised that there would be a change concerning Tramadol for 2024. As of 1st Jan 2024, Tramadol is prohibited In-Competition as approved by the WADA Executive Committee on 23rd September 2022. Tramadol has been on the WADA Monitoring Program for some years. WADA has advised that the recommended washout period will be communicated before 1 January 2024.

Tramadol fact sheet for medical professionals designed by WADA plus additional information