“ACRRM is the peak professional organisation for Rural and Remote Medicine (RRM) education and training in Australia and leads the world in the development of this discipline. Our members are committed to providing the highest quality of medical care to patients in regional, rural and remote communities throughout Australia.”
Besides the Scottish Centre for Telemedicine, Norway have a similar centre, with a more developed website. They seem to collate news from across the world, and condense it all into RSS feeds. Loads of projects, links and research.
Here’s an intriguing project that I found whilst searching for content here. Helse Nord is a collaboration between the North of Scotland and Norway, to exchange ideas about rural health care.
There’s a myriad of presentations from their 2008 Conference. I have no idea whether it’s still going on – perhaps we can be enlightened. However it’s well worth a look – topics include rural training, community resilience and maintaining skills.
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.
It’s part of a series of recent videos on rural health, compiled by the University of Wisconsin-Madison.