• Medical scientists working hard behind the scenes in Naas General Hospital Laboratory: Rosaleen Irwin dealing with urgent ferritins and daughter Katie Dunne doing a manual coagulation test, with baby on the way

    Three generations of Irwins in Naas laboratory

    Medical scientists working hard behind the scenes in Naas General Hospital Laboratory: Rosaleen Irwin dealing with urgent ferritins and daughter Katie Dunne doing a manual coagulation test, with baby on the way
  • COVID 19 Hidden Heroes

    Preparing specimens for COVID 19 testing in Our Lady Of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda
  • MLSA AGM 2019

    MLSA Executive Committee at MLSA AGM 2019, part of LabCon 2019 in Kilkenny
  • The trade union for Medical Scientists

    Working to support and protect medical scientists

Who We Are

The Medical Laboratory Scientists Association is the sole trade union representing over 1600 Medical Scientists in Ireland who provide laboratory services to Health Service Executive and Public Voluntary Hospitals, Private Hospitals and laboratories, the Irish Blood Transfusion Service and Universities in Ireland. Information on what medical scientists do can be found in our Careers section.

The MLSA is an affiliate of SIPTU and a member of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions (ICTU).