This week sees the 13th WONCA World Rural Health conference take place in Dubrovnik, Croatia. It looks set to bring together rural health professionals from across the world, and just looking at the programme, it is clear that there is a lot of experience being gathered in one place.
I’m delighted and grateful that RCGP Scotland has supported me in attending the conference, and we will be presenting our ‘Being Rural‘ report on the Saturday, during Scientific Session 14. In addition, this will be a huge opportunity to share ideas and meet similarly-challenged confreres in the world of rural health – and I hope to come back with useful, relevant ideas that have worked in other areas… to bring this back to the work we’re doing at the RCGP Scotland Rural Strategy Group and wider, and to see implementation of the things we know need to be better.
As part of this, I hope to run a daily blog report of sessions attended, and lessons learned. Depending on wifi, I’ll be participating in the twitter coverage using the hashtag #woncarural2015.