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


Vacancy: North Uist, Scotland (Salaried/Partner GP)

What do you want from life? Less stress? More time to think? More time to look after your patients? A chance to connect with a small tight knit community? A chance to live closer to nature…. and further away from the traffic jams and frenetic lifestyles of modern existence? North Uist can offer you all […]

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Views from Jozo on #WoncaRural2015

Jozo Schmuch is a medical student in Croatia, and Public Health Regional Assistant of the European branch of the IFMSA – the International Federation of Medical Students. Jozo was involved in organising some of the student stream of the recent WONCA World Rural Health, and was an active participant throughout the conference.  I caught up with […]

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BASICS Scotland launches Remote Skills Training

This just in from BASICS Scotland… Remote Skills Training enables participants to gain valuable hands-on training in pre-hospital emergencies, from the comfort of their own home/workplace. Each candidate is provided with a training pod containing all the necessary equipment to undertake the extensive skills training alongside the guidance of our expert Instructors in the live web-conferencing […]

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Vacancy: Mid Argyll GP (Partner/Salaried)

MID ARGYLL GP PARTNER/ SALARIED VACANCY 8 SESSIONS per week plus OOH LOCHGILPHEAD, INVERARAY, FURNACE New GP Partner required, due to practice amalgamation List size increasing to 7,900 (three surgeries) Currently 7.5 WTE – an enthusiastic & innovative team Consistently high QOF achievement Excellent income Providing medical cover to an active acute community hospital (A&E and […]

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View from Australia… #WoncaRural2015

Yesterday I cornered Gerry Considine of @ruralflyingdoc fame.  He and wife Mel – also a rural GP (@ruralgreengp) – had made the trip over to Dubrovnik with other Auzzie twitter-celebs including Dave Townsend (@futuregp) and Aaron Sparshott (@IVLine).  Their attendance seems to have been spurred on by gentle encouragement of Ewen McPhee (@Fly_texan). When I spoke […]

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Conversations from #WoncaRural2015

This afternoon I managed to have the following conversations from some of Rural WONCA’s participants… hopefully it offers a flavour of what the conference has offered so far!     Ian Couper, South Africa Ian is a rural family doctor, and a stalwart of Rural WONCA.  You can read more about his background here. http://ruralgp.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/rec-ian.mp3 David […]

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