Program

09:00 - 12:00 Recruitment and retention - no quick fix

09:00 - 09:20 Experiences from Iceland.

Dr. Eyjólfur Þorkelsson, GP

--- 10 minutes for questions ---

09:30 - 09:50 Experiences from Scotland   

Dr. Miles Mack (Chair Royal College of General Practitioners Scotland, GP Dingwall )

--- 10 minutes for questions ---

10:00 - 10:20:

A small remote municipality has succeeded. How?

Dr. Emelinn Bråtane ( Berlevåg, Norway)

--- 10 minutes for questions ---

10:30 - 11:00   ---- Coffee/tea break ---

11:00 - 11:20  Lessons learned so far form the "ALIS-Vest" project

Dr. Hans Høvik og Dr. Rolf Martin Tande

--- 10 minutes for questions ---

11:30 - 12:00 - Group discussions

12:00 - 13:00 ----  Lunch ----

 

13:00 - 16:00 Postgraduate training (specialisation) for rural GPs

13:00 - 13:15 The Swedish rural medicine course packet - what makes it popular?

Dr. Anna Falk ( Västernorrland, board member Swedish college for rural medicine)

--- 15 minutes for questions

13:30 - 13:45 The  "Rural Fellowship Program"  in Scotland 

Dr. Charlie Siderfin (Primary Care Lead GP and Westray GP, Advisor NHS Orkney Primary Care Department)

--- 15 minutes for questions

14:00 - 14:30 How could Norwegian specialisation help retain GPs in rural areas?

Dr. Trond Egil Hansen, chair, committee for specialisation in general practice in Norway.
Dr. Kjell Maartmann-Moe, Dep. for general practice, Directorate of Health

--- 15minutes for questions

14:45 - 15:00 ----Tea/coffee break----

15:00 - 15:15 What are the experiences from Iceland

Dr. Stefán Þórarinsson, Former County Chief physician

--- 15 minutes for questions

15:30 - 16:00 Lessons learned today: what to take home?