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2nd National RCGP Rural Forum Conference

rcgplogoSaturday 16th March 2013: 0830-1600
Stoneybeck Inn, Bowscar, Penrith, Cumbria


The RCGP Rural Forum has organised its second national conference on Rural General Practice, at the date and venue above.  Building on the successes of its conference last year, the programme aims to cover a wide range of pertinent issues facing UK rural practice.

Including a look at the recruitment & retention perspective in New Zealand, plus management of ENT presentations and suicide awareness, the event promises to develop a varied number of topics, and offer an opportunity for like-minded rural practitioners to meet and discuss these issues.

For more information, you can download the information pack.

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BASICS Scotland Conference 2011

Saturday 10th September 2011

Carnoustie Golf Hotel, nr Dundee

This year’s BASICS Scotland conference will be held at Carnoustie, and will focus on “Trauma Systems for Scotland”.  As usual, there will be a broad range of other presentations and exhibitors, and the event will culminate in a dinner and ceilidh.

The guest speaker is Dr Howard Champion, and other presentations include A&E and offshore retrieval, and case reports by BASICS responders.  There will also be a demonstration by Carnoustie Coastguard.

For more information and programme details, visit the BASICS Scotland website here.

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Rural Forum @ Conference

If you’re heading to Harrogate this week for the RCGP Annual Conference, look out for the Rural Forum stand.

Here you’ll be able to find out more about the work of the Forum, how to get involved and networking opportunities with other GPs in rural practice.  There will also be advice available to students and trainees on how to find out more about rural jobs.

Within the conference programme, you’ll find session programme B8, where Dr Richard Birtles will give an update on Lyme Disease, and Dr Colville Laird of BASICS Scotland will talk about its role in providing prehospital emergency care.  This session will be followed by the Rural Forum AGM.

Another session to consider is C4: Supporting young carers in rural communities, when Sue Kinsey will be talking about her work in Aberdeenshire.

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