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    From road accidents to heart attacks, you can be the only doctor around until more help arrives, sometimes by helicopter.

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Podcast from @fakethom and @RuralGPScot highlights #ruralLGBTQ work in #ruralGP

Back in March, the Rural GP Association of Scotland (RGPAS) launched a range of guidance designed to make rural practice in Scotland more accessible to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBTQ+) patients. At the annual RGPAS Conference last year, held in Inverness, we were delighted to welcome Dr Thom O’Neill to talk about LGBTQ+ inequalities in rural areas, […]

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Vacancy: Benbecula, Scottish Hebrides (Partner/Salaried GP)

Would you like to work in the Outer Hebrides in our small and supportive practice? Are you interested in Community Hospital work, maybe developing your clinical interests, and re-invigorating your love of General Practice and Medicine? As well as a varied and fulfilling job, we can offer a strong community, wild hills and huge beaches, exciting live music, wildlife and […]

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Highland innovations in eHealth

Thanks to RGPAS member Dr Richard Weekes for highlighting some fantastic work going on in NHS Highland to innovate eHealth applications aimed at improving access to healthcare in rural settings. Here’s an introductory video showcasing some of the projects… …an STV news item about the PILLCAM project in Ullapool to provide easy access to endoscopy […]

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Next EMRS CG VC meeting on Friday

Next EMRS CG VC meeting on Friday

The next EMRS ScotSTAR Clinical Governance meeting is due to take place on Friday 12th May, at 1.30pm. These meetings take place at the EMRS base next to Glasgow Aiport, and VC links are invited (via the NHS Scotland VC Network) from rural practitioners (GPs, nurses, paramedics) across Scotland. The team values input and opinion at […]

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