The National Rural Conference 2024

The Rural Services Network (RSN) is thrilled to announce the National Rural Conference 2024, taking place from 16th to 19th September. This virtual event, accessible via Zoom, is the premier gathering for senior officers, members, policymakers, and rural service professionals.
Further information and booking details can be found here

Mountain Medicine Phd Opportunity

Applicants are invited for a PhD studentship in the National Centre for Remote and Rural Medicine within the Faculty of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences. The studentship is tenable for 3 years full time (subject to satisfactory progress). Both Home/EU and International applicants may apply. The studentship will provide an annual stipend of £15,285 (subject to satisfactory progress) in addition to course fees.  It is expected that the successful applicant will commence on 1st September 2021.   
Project Title: Can global consensus be arrived at as to the essential components of training for ensuring confident and effective medical practice in remote settings?

Project Description:
This project will undertake an initial review of all global programs which seek to train remote medical practitioners. The initial review will inform the first stage of a Delphi process calling on the expertise of leaders in this area from around the world. On completion of the full Delphi process it is hoped to arrive at a draft consensus position for the essential features for training for those practicing in remote locations anywhere in the world.

Click here for further information and how to apply.

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