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
You can download the RGPAS response here. More comment to follow.
Tickets for the 2018 GURRMS (Glasgow University Remote & Rural Medicine Society) are set to go on sale for students tomorrow evening. Following on from the highly successful GURRMS 2017 conference that was held on Islay last year, GURRMS 2018 is set to take place in Portree on the Isle of Skye, at the Aros […]
A members’ survey carried out by the Rural GP Association of Scotland (RGPAS) has revealed a considerable level of concern across rural GPs in Scotland about the new GP contract proposals. Of 115 members, 74 have responded (65% response rate). One reason for conducting this survey, is the refusal to publish the geographical breakdown of […]
Last night’s BMA Scotland webchat with the Scottish GP Committee (SGPC) about the new GP contract was an opportunity for GPs across Scotland to engage with our negotiating team to find clarity, response and reassurance (where possible) about the new contract. We appreciate the time that our SGPC colleagues took out of their evenings in […]
Take a leap! GP needed on The island of North Uist, Outer Hebrides. We know it can feel like a huge step moving to a remote area to live and work. But if you take a chance on our wonderful island practice we don’t think you will regret your decision. Experience one of the most […]
See below for details on a Hypothermia Study Day being run by colleagues in ScotSTAR. You can click on the image to download a PDF.
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 […]
Many thanks to Bristow Helicopters (and Duncan Tripp, who is one of the Inverness crew and also a BASICS responder/instructor) for forwarding these information booklets about the new S92 and AW189 helicopters which have been providing the new Coastguard Search & Rescue helicopter service across Scotland and the rest of the UK since January. We […]
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 […]
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 […]