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

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Vacancy: Ullapool (Partner or Salaried GP)

Due to the retirement of a current Partner, we are looking for a replacement 4th motivated, enthusiastic Doctor to join our fully staffed Practice team, who provide traditional holistic family medicine to our rural population. Small coastal village in rural North West Scotland, approximately an hour’s drive from Inverness Partner full profit sharing Salaried GP […]

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Vacancy: Dunoon (Long term locum GP)

What about coming ‘down the water’ for a few months to peaceful Dunoon. We are looking for a locum to cover up to 8 sessions per week from 22nd January 2018 for  minimum of 4 months. This is a two partner practice with approximately 3000 patients. We have friendly, fun loving and very supportive nursing and admin […]

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RGPAS response to the Scottish GP contract proposals

The Rural GP Association of Scotland (RGPAS) today publishes its response to the Scottish GP contract proposals.  Following much discussion on our members’ email discussion group, RGPAS videoconferences and wider engagement on social media and contract roadshows, we have collated the opportunities and challenges that we believe to exist in the proposals. We recognise that […]

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Vacancy: ScotGEM Generalist Clinical Mentor GP (St Andrews University)

SCOTGEM GENERALIST CLINICAL MENTOR (GP AND HONORARY SENIOR LECTURER (CLINICAL MEDICINE), AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ST ANDREWS) ASSOCIATE ADVISER £85,129 – £95,181 (10 PA’S PRO-RATA) 4 ACADEMIC PA’S PLUS 4 CLINICAL PAS PER WEEK REF NO: HH585/11/17 ScotGEM is seeking experienced GP’s with an interest in medical education to help deliver the ScotGEM curriculum. ScotGEM […]

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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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