Being Here: Parallel Sessions

Here is the timetable for the parallel sessions being run by the “Being Here” Programme.  As always, there may be last minute changes.

14:15 - 15:15"Training and Education to support rural practice: a problem or a solution?"

Dr Ronald MacVicar,
Director of Postgraduate General Practice Education,
NHS Education for Scotland,
Centre for Health Science, Inverness.
09:00 - 10:00"Planning health services at a regional level."

Kerry Russell, Associate Director of Regional Planning,
Dr W Michael Bissett, Regional Medical Director,
North of Scotland Planning Group.
16:00 - 17:00Rapid response to stroke: Remotely supported point of care ultrasound

Dr Leila Eadie
Research Fellow,Centre for Rural Health, University of Aberdeen.

Dr Ashish Stephen MacAden
Specialty Doctor in Stroke and Rehabilitation Medicine, Raigmore Hospital, &
Honorary Lecturer, University of Aberdeen
08:30 - 09:30LymeMAP. "One small step for Lochaber Man; One giant leap for Tic-Kind."
European Space Research to prevent our rural disease.

Dr James Douglas
Tweeddale Medical Practice,
Fort William Health Centre,
14:00 - 15:00"Future Thinking & Future Planning: Accessing New Technologies for Healthcare in Highland"

Frances Hines, Research, Development & Innovation Manager,
NHS Highland.
16:00 - 17:00An interactive look at the interface between primary, secondary and social care.

Dr Gill Clarke
Rural GP and Fellowship co-ordinator.

Dr Iain Munro
GP Trainee & Belford "Graduate".


Click here for more information on the Being Here Programme.