Dewar 2013: Programme now available

The programme for the Dewar 2013 Conference is now available.

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Please see details below, and go to this page to find out more about registration.

Friday 19th April, Fort William

Sir John Dewar, author of the 1912 Dewar Report

Sir John Dewar, author of the 1912 Dewar Report

10.00 – 11.00 – Coffee and Registration, Main Auditorium

11:00 – 11:55 – Plenary Session, ‘The Dewar Centenary’, Main Auditorium, Chair: Dr Annie Tindley

11.00 – 11.10 – Using history as a tool for change; what the group has done so far – Dr Annie Tindley

11.10 – 11.20 – Remote & Rural Health Care within Scottish Government: NHS Policy Development – Ms Jill Vickerman, NHS Quality Improvement Scotland

11.20 – 11.40 – Dewar in a Nutshell – Dr Miles Mack, GP Dingwall

11.40 – 11.55 – Dewar 2013:  Individual and community well-being, and social capital.  Dewar is still relevant today and we have 3 tests for 2013 – Dr Jim Douglas, GP & Dewar Group

 

12.00 – 13.00 – Problem Solving Workshops (choose one) 

Main Auditorium – Social, Capital and Community Enterprise,
Chair: Dr Steve McCabeDr Iain McNicol, Alison MacLeod, Applecross Community Co & Gill McVicar
Breakout Room 1 – A History Masterclass: Dewar and Dr Lachlan Grant, Ballachulish Dr Annie Tindley, Dr Patricia Whatley & Dr Roddy MacLeod Breakout Room 2 – The Emergency Services in Remote Communities:  ‘How can we help you?  These are our problems, how you can help us.’ Representatives from Fire, Police, Coastguard, RNLI & MRT Breakout Room 3 – Health Professional Education for Remote and Rural Communities Ronald MacVicar, Pam Nicol & Bill McKerrow

 

13:00 – 14:00 Lunch and walk along Caol Beach

14:00 – 15:00 – Afternoon Sessions (choose one)

Main Auditorium – Technology, Recruitment and Retention: What works? Chair: Dr Miles Mack.Representative from the Centre for Telehealth, representative from the Transport Project & Dr David Hogg, GP, Arran Breakout Room 1 – Public sector bids, community buy-outs, working with Government and agencies Mike Foxley, Enterprise Company, Eigg buy-out Breakout Room 2 – First Responder SchemesAlan Knox, SAS Breakout Room 3 – Social and Community Care/IntegrationJoanna Hynd, Gill MacVicar &representative from NHS Highland Board

 

15:00 – 15:30 – Coffee

15:30 – 16:15 – Plenary Session

What have we learned and are there any agreed actions?, Chair: Dr Jim Douglas (Chair, Dewar Group)

16:15 – 16:30 – The historical summary

Dewar in 2013, Dr Annie Tindley

16:30 – 17:00 – Networking opportunity

 19:00 – 22:00 – Conference dinner

 

We hope to see you there.  Further details including registration and accommodation are available here.

 

 

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