The Fellow will spend the year working within two practices in rural Tayside. The base practice will be the merged practice of Aberfeldy and Kinloch Rannoch and the fellow will work with The Comrie Medical Practice. Both Comrie and Aberfeldy and Kinloch Rannoch are training practices. Comrie, an ex inducement practice with 2.5wte partners has admitting rights to Crieff community hospital. Aberfeldy and. Kinloch Rannoch is a merged practice based over two sites with 4.25wte partners. Kinloch Rannoch is a remote dispensing practice in the North West Perthshire where normally a GP works single handed. The Fellow will also be encouraged to engage in an ‘intermediate care’ role in both Aberfeldy and Crieff community hospitals, In addition to developing an interest, of mutual benefit to personal development and the service.
Comrie has a practice population of 2400 and Aberfeldy and Kinloch Rannoch have a practice population of 4550. Both areas are popular tourist destinations, and have a much increased population in summer months.
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