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
BASICS Scotland Clinical Governance Meeting 15th December 2016, 7.00pm – 8.30pm The BASICS Scotland Clinical Governance Meetings are held quarterly and are provided over internet based video conferencing allowing you to have a face to face meeting with your peers from the comfort of your own home or work place to share and discuss clinical cases that […]
BASICS Scotland Tele-Education presents… Adult Pre-hospital Emergency Care Starts Monday 16th January 2017 (closing date for registration is Friday 23rd December 2016) Course cost: £150 for non-members / £135 (BASICS Scotland members) This Course is primarily for doctors, nurses & paramedics delivering care in the pre-hospital environment. BASICS Scotland provide two types of Tele-education courses […]
Winter in the Highlands… It’s that time of year again – There’s snow on the Ben (Wyvis), Halloween is a distant memory, and the John Lewis Christmas add has started showing on the tele…or in ‘GP-land’, coughs and colds are doing their rounds and the flu-jab programme is well under way. Here in the Highlands, we begin the […]
Last week, over eighty students, trainees, new and more experienced GPs from across Scotland and beyond, met at the annual conference of RGPAS. An action-packed programme provided a wide variety of clinical and non-clinical topics, and there were plenty of opportunities to meet and discuss rural practice. Rural GP-ing in Scotland is a simulating place to […]
We have a wide range of presentations at the Annual Conference of the Rural GP Association of Scotland, which starts this afternoon. Here’s some introductions to just a few of those who are speaking over the next two days… Helen Brandstorp was trained and worked as a GP (1998-2006), in the northenmost county of Norway. She has a special interest in collaboration in prehospital emergency medicine and organisation […]
Today over 80 students, trainees and rural GPs will meet up in Inverness, for the annual conference of the Rural GP Association of Scotland. This year’s event has attracted record numbers of attendees, and a stimulating programme of events is in store, along with lots of opportunities to chat, network and seek new ideas for […]
Scotland’s first ‘Longitudinal Integrated Clerkship’ In September, seven medical students from the University of Dundee embarked on a totally new adventure – immersing themselves in either the Highlands or Dumfriesshire for their entire 4th Year. Studying between Dingwall GP and Raigmore Hospital, I hope to provide regular updates throughout our 10-month journey on Scotland’s first ‘Longitudinal Integrated Clerkship’. […]
Would you like to work in the Outer Hebrides, in a stunning location with a supportive team? Are you interested in Community Hospital work, developing your clinical interests, and re-invigorating your love of General Practice and Medicine? As well as a fulfilling job, we can offer wild hills and huge beaches, exciting live music, wildlife […]
Twitter hashtag: #RGPAS16 The annual RGPAS (Rural GP’s Association of Scotland) conference will be held on Thursday 3rd and Friday 4th November 2016, at the Craigmonie Hotel in Inverness. Once again, we hope to welcome both new and experienced rural health professionals, and we have a stimulating programme lined up to cover a wide spectrum of […]
Twitter hashtag: #RGPAS16 Things are heating up for this year’s RGPAS 2016 conference, to be held in Inverness on 3-4 November. A full programme is planned, spanning a range of topics relevant to rural general practice. We are pleased to announce that following the success of student scholarships being offered for the last 2 years, […]