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
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]