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Attendance Certificates, CPD and Poster / Prize certs.

Attendance certificates. Listed in alphabetical order by surname.  Clicking on the letter will reveal that list.   Case Report Prize. Winner: “Acute Abdomen in a rural Scottish village” Miss Jo Smith, Medical Student, University of Edinburgh Finalists: Jejunal diverticulosis; a cause of massive gastrointestinal haemorrhage” Dr Panagiota “Penny” Birmpili, Core Surgical Trainee, Mersey Deanery. “Lichen […]

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Venue: The Nevis Centre, Fort William.

Thanks to those eagle-eyed reviewers of our site – Patrick has not been clear about the venue.  Well, fear no more.  The conferences will be held at: The Nevis Centre, An Aird Footpath, Fort William PH33 6AN. The featured image (also above right) is the setup and screen that we will be using.  OK, it […]

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Hitting the headlines – sustainability and rural news

Lots of exciting news and innovation to report in the Autumn newsletter from “Being Here”.  From a strong presence and positive message at the National Careers Fair AND the Royal College of General Practitioners Annual Conference, both in Glasgow, to positive news about healthcare on Islay, and also Eigg, Rum, Muck and Canna – it […]

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Rooms available at the Alexandra Hotel! Act NOW!

One of the hotel’s nearest the conference venue has a few rooms that they are releasing for the dates of our conference.  This is a very popular hotel in the centre of Fort William, so these rooms will NOT last long before being snapped up.  Act now, especially, if you have been putting it off… […]

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CPD fully approved! More details…

Just a short missive to inform you of the CPD deliberations from the 3 colleges we applied to.  All applications were successful, but each discipline has their own regulations, so in the interests of clarity, I’ve detailed each below:   Royal College of General Practitioners: “The Assessor panel were of the view that the Belford […]

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Finalists!

This is a really exciting time for us – we are about almost 1-month from the kick off for the conference and we are so pleased to announced the following finalists from the myriad submissions.  We are going to separate and announce the case reports and the abstract submissions and here below we publish all […]

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Cabinet Secretary for Health, Ms Shona Robison MSP – keynote confirmed!

Shona Robison is the Member of the Scottish Parliament and presently serves as Cabinet Secretary for Health, Wellbeing and Sport in the Scottish Government. Since 2007 she served as Minister for Public Health.  In 2009 was given the additional responsibility for Sport, leading ultimately to the highly-successful Commonwealth Games in Glasgow in 2014.  In 2014 […]

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What is the “Being Here” Project?

“Being Here” shares much in common with our Conference, and will be coming alongside, attending many of our presentations & key-notes and holding some parallel breakout sessions too.  It is is a 3-year programme established by the Scottish Government. Acknowledging that life can sometimes be challenging in remote and rural areas, it can be similarly […]

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