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Rural Practice: The last of the true generalists

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This presentation was made by Dr Malcolm Ward, presently Chair of the RCGP Rural Forum in November 2008.  It’s a great summary of all the present challenges to rural practice, and proposes the setup of a Rural Faculty, a subject undergoing much continued debate.

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RCGP Annual Conference

This year’s RCGP Conference will be at the SECC in Glasgow – November 5-7. There will be some specifically rural events and presentations… details to follow. You can see a draft programme at the website:

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YouTube – Nurse TV: Hyperbaric nursing


Another series available on YouTube, is “Nursing TV” – a collection of insights into rural nursing practice in Australia.  I know that hyperbaric medical care is delivered by quite a few of our rural colleagues… here’s the Auzzie perspective.

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IRH Rural Health Week

The Institute of Rural Health are supporting the next Rural Health Week in Wales. A Rural Doctors Conference will be held as part of the programme. At the time of writing information was only available for 2008 – however the 2009 programme should be available soon.

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