From road accidents to heart attacks, you can be the only doctor around until more help arrives, sometimes by helicopter.
Living and working in stunning scenery, with the occasional chance to enjoy it too.
It’s true that on-call can extend beyond typical commitments of a city-based GP, but the satisfaction of serving a close-knit community can be unparalleled.
Rediscover your sound clinical reasoning, when access to blood tests and imaging is a good ambulance/ferry/helicopter trip away
Open the gate to 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 […]
Date for the diary… the next clinical governance meeting of EMRS (Emergency Medical Retrieval Service for Scotland) – available to any rural health practitioners in Scotland – will take place on Friday 9th September from 1.30 – 3.00pm. The usual format will be presented: a general review of activity since their last meeting, along with two cases of interest, […]
BASICS Scotland will be holding its next Clinical Governance meeting on Tuesday 14th June 2016 from 18:30 – 20:00. The programme for the next meeting is in the process of being developed. BASICS Scotland is keen to hear from any members or responders who would like to contribute to this meeting – either about an interesting […]
Applications are invited for a number of scholarships made available by The Rural GP Association of Scotland (RGPAS). Funded by the RGPAS Educational Trust (which also receives any monies raised through RuralGP.com advertising) the scholarship scheme aims to: Encourage and enable Scottish students to experience a Rural GP elective in Scotland, and Support members of RGPAS […]
Applications are now being invited for the second round of the GP Rural Fellowship Scheme, overseen by NHS Education for Scotland. The Fellowships offer a fantastic opportunity to build skills and experience in rural general practice, whilst experiencing the challenges and opportunities first-hand – during a well-supported year which includes nine weeks of study leave […]
Details have been announced about the 14th BASICS Scotland annual conference and AGM. Building on the success of previous conferences, and with a stimulating line-up of speakers and workshops, this year’s conference offers a great learning and networking opportunity for all those involved and interested in prehospital care in Scotland – whether from a medical, […]
The next clinical governance meeting of EMRS (Emergency Medical Retrieval Service for Scotland) – available to any rural health practitioners in Scotland – will take place this Friday 13th May from 1.30 – 3.00pm. The usual format will be presented: a general review of activity since their last meeting, along with two cases of interest, representing elements […]
Tired of the NHS and looking for another career option? Private practice in Alderney, the third largest island in the Channel Islands, is an exciting alternative with good earning potential. We are looking for another GP or a couple to share the workload as the practice is experiencing increased demand for expanded services. GPs working […]
Square pegs in round holes Managing frailty in remote and rural settings – ideas for the challenges ahead Tuesday 29 March 2016, NES Dental Lecture Theatre, CfHS Presented by… Dr Kate Dawson (GP, Benbecula) Dr Martin Wilson (Consultant, Care of the Elderly, NHS Highland) Ms Deena Dean (Physiotherapist, Arran) We are approaching a point where […]
Enthusiasm is not the same as just being excited. One gets excited about going on a roller coaster. One becomes enthusiastic about creating and building a roller coaster Bo Bennett Langabhat Medical Practice Salaried General Practitioner (6/8 sessions), partnership if desired to be mutually agreed. Langabhat Medical Practice is excited to bring this unique opportunity […]