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RGPAS18 Conference Registration now open

The Rural GP Association of Scotland (RGPAS) is pleased to announce that registration for its annual conference is now open, following a period of priority booking for its members. This year’s conference will take place on 8-10 November 2018, once again at our preferred venue of The Craigmonie Hotel in Inverness. The programme will commence […]

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RGPAS Conference 2018 update

Our conference is set to go ahead on the 8-10 November 2018, in Inverness at the Craigmonie Hotel. HOWEVER, we have regretfully had to make changes to the usual format, and we are not able to run the student scholarship scheme that has been a successful and vibrant component of past RGPAS conferences. The RGPAS […]

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Vacancy: Macduff, Aberdeenshire (GP Partner)

Make 2018 the year you move to the North East of Scotland! Imagine doing the job you love – in a new environment.  Enjoy a good work / life balance. Macduff Medical Practice is seeking a motivated GP with a view to partnership Join our medical team of 3 partners.  Our list has risen to […]

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GURRMS18 conference a massive success in Portree

Last week we highlighted the programme for the GURRMS (Glasgow University Remote & Rural Medicine Society) conference in Portree.  Over 80 students and delegates attended this event last weekend, and as expected, it was a superbly positive event that covered many aspects of rural practice in Scotland and beyond. It must be highlighted once again, […]

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Latest survey of Scotland’s rural GPs

Two weeks ago we asked our RGPAS (Rural GP Association of Scotland) members to provide feedback to the Committee in order to identify the latest views, opportunities and concerns about the new GP contract in Scotland. Our members responded positively and rapidly.  66 responses were obtained over the week (over 50% response rate), the majority […]

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Waiting for news about the #gpcontract rural SLWG

Members of the Rural GP Association of Scotland (RGPAS) are waiting patiently for news about the rural Short Life Working Group – the much-promised mechanism by which the Scottish Government has sought to reassure that implementation of the new GP contract to rural communities will be overseen. RGPAS wrote to Cabinet Secretary for Health, Shona […]

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BASICS Scotland Adult Tele-education Course Starts 16th April 2018

BASICS Scotland would like to announce the dates for the next Adult Tele-education Course, presented by Karyn Webster. This 10 week course will start on Monday the 16th April and run for 10 weeks with a 1-week break in June. Tele-education by BASICS Scotland is an online learning resource ideal for remote and rural practitioners […]

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