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BASICS Scotland Paediatric Tele-education Course Starts 29th January 2018

BASICS Scotland would like to announce the dates for the next Paediatric Tele-education Course, presented by Karyn Webster. This 9 week course will start on Monday the 29th January and run for 9 weeks with an additional 6 weeks of post-course giving you enough time to catch up on any recordings you have missed! Tele-education […]

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Event: Safety & Sustainability in Rural Surgery

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow is pleased to announce a provisional programme for the Safety and Sustainability in Rural General Surgery Conference on 30 November and the morning of 1 December 2017. This conference will bring together many of Scotland’s current surgical trainees with a long-established network of remote and rural […]

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The Belford: an example of great quality rural healthcare

Dr Patrick Byrne, consultant at the Belford Hospital in Fort William, was involved in hosting a visit from a delegation from the Philipines.  This article featured in Lochaber Life Magazine earlier this month.  It has been reproduced here with the kind permission of Iain Ferguson of the Write Image (picture credits to Iain too). PHILIPPINE […]

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Reflections on an LIC in Lochaber

Lewis Mundell, student of Dundee University, recently completed a Longitudinal Integrated Clerkship in Fort William as part of his medical school training.  This article featured in Lochaber Life Magazine earlier this month.  It has been reproduced here with the kind permission of Iain Ferguson of the Write Image (picture credits to Iain too). Training to […]

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Prof Paul Worley – Rural Health Commissioner for Australia

In a really interesting development for rural health internationally, Australia has appointed its first Rural Health Commissioner. Charged with the responsibility of overseeing and driving a wide range of activities around supporting ‘rural generalism’ the post offers a chance to provide more co-ordinated leadership across domains, regions and disciplines to make rural health strategy more […]

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NHS Ayrshire & Arran GP Recruitment Event

The Park Hotel, Kilmarnock: Saturday 4th November 9am-3pm Who is it for? GPs, GP Trainees, Foundation Year Doctors, Locums and Practice Managers across Ayrshire and Scotland. Aims To promote our fantastic GP community, provide CPD and raise the profile of practices within the Ayrshire and Arran locale. Benefits: Facilitate GP networking Provide educational sessions Furnish […]

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Students present Bright Ideas for Rural Practice

This year, the Rural GP Association of Scotland has once again run its student conference scholarship programme.  This is a significant investment for RGPAS, which uses money raised into its Educational Trust fund to support these scholarships.  The scholarships offer heavily-subsidised tickets to enable undergraduate students in the UK to attend and participate in the […]

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Vacancy: Scalloway, Shetland (Salaried GP)

Salaried GP – Scalloway Health Centre (Ref: IRC10353) Hours are flexible up to full time Escape disillusionment and burn out, and head to Scalloway Surgery in Shetland for decent hours, good quality of life and work life balance, and nature on your doorstep. Northern Lights in winter.  Orcas in summer (immediate sighting not guaranteed!)  What […]

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Vacancy: Alderney, Channel Islands (Salaried GP)

Alderney is a small island around 10 miles from the French coast with a population of just over 2000. Due to the restructuring of GP health services on the island, we are now looking for a forward thinking, proactive and permanent salaried GP to work alongside our GP Clinical Director in our small purpose built […]

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Vacancy: North Uist, Scottish Hebrides (GP)

Explore a new life on the island of North Uist, The Outer Hebrides. Tired? Stressed?  Fed up with the way your working life is going? Don’t emigrate yet!  We might have the right place for you here. Remote General Practice in one of the most beautiful landscapes imaginable – but with access to an airport […]

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