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


Advertise for low cost on RuralGP.com

RuralGP.com can help with publicising your vacancy.  Until recently we provided this service for free to anyone who wrote in.  However, to reflect the ongoing funding that is provided by RGPAS to cover server costs, we have decided to make this a membership benefit to RGPAS members. However, if you wish to advertise, and are […]

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RGPAS – Conference 5th – 7th November 2015

The Rural GP Association of Scotland (formerly RPAS) will be holding their annual conference on 5th – 7th November 2015, once again at the Craigmonie Hotel in Inverness. Details about the programme will be issued soon.  One to put in the diary!  Following the successful introduction last year of offering a number of medical student scholarships, we […]

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Belford 50:150 Conference: 22-25 October 2015

‘Tis the season it seems, to start looking at what events are happening over the autumn and winter months.  Here’s a new one, which looks exciting and a great chance to join a wide range of fellow clinicians from rural medicine across Scotland and beyond. The Belford 50:150 Conference will mark the 150th anniversary of […]

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Major step forward for rural GP CPD in Scotland

RuralGP.com is pleased to learn that RRHEAL is set to pilot a Scotland-wide virtual education network from September. The Rural GP VC Education network has been established by RRHEAL to share good practice and CPD opportunities amongst remote and rural practitioners in Scotland. It will deliver an initial series of three clinical meet-up sessions using video conference […]

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Howmore beach

Vacancy – Benbecula Medical Practice, Outer Hebrides (GP)

Would you like to work in the Outer Hebrides, in a stunning location with a supportive team? Due to retirement, we are looking for a replacement partner to join our 4 partner dispensing practice. We are looking for a full-time partner, but would be happy to discuss other arrangements, including part-time, job-sharing or long-term locum […]

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Vacancy: Lerwick Health Centre, Shetland (Salaried GP)

Lerwick Health Centre – Full time Salaried GP (40 hours per week)  We want to deliver the best for our patients and we need you to help us do that.  An opportunity has arisen for a full time substantive GP post in our Paper Light, Training practice. The Lerwick Practice is a salaried General Practice, […]

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Our experience of simulation training on Arran

In September 2014 we took delivery of three Laerdal mannequins to support the work of emergency responder groups on the Isle of Arran.  These were funded by the kind support of the Sandpiper Trust.  Spurred on by the work of the TOPCAT study – identifying that quality early CPR, along with effective clinical teamwork and […]

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Vacancy: Hillswick, Shetland (Salaried GP)

Get a Life ……. Hillswick Medical Practice, Shetland Salaried ‘Associate’ GP for 17-26 weeks throughout the year, depending on how much you are available or would want to do – £40- £60,000 depending on commitment and plenty opportunity for locums, or just chil! We are a friendly, patient-centred, singlehanded ex training practice who require an […]

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Vacancy: Raigmore Hospital, Scotland (Emergency Practitioners)

Raigmore Hospital, Inverness: Emergency Practitioner Posts The fastest growing city in Scotland: 145,366 people currently reside in the city and its surrounding region, a 14% growth in population since 2001. Frequently tops UK happiness surveys and quality of life indices – http://tinyurl.com/ofvtcwn Home to the UK’s newest university, the University of the Highlands and Islands You […]

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Vacancy: Isle of Barra (Partner)

There is a vacancy for a full-time partner at Barra Medical Practice. We are keen to find someone who would want to settle on the island, and who is able to combine excellent clinical standards with traditional patient-centred values. This is a challenging but very rewarding job, and we are willing to wait for the […]

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