Wednesday, 27 August 2014

Welcome Class of 2014! Grampian ST1 Induction.

Welcome to the Grampian ST1s of 2014!  Last week saw our first get together at the ST1 induction at Forestgrove house.  It was great to meet up with all bar one of our new intake (the one missing person did have a cast iron excuse that his wife was in labour at the time!).

Wednesday, 13 August 2014

Follow Us On Facebook!

Those of you who prefer to do so can now follow us on Facebook.  We now have a Facebook page and will be posting links for our blog onto it.  You can find  us at

Thursday, 7 August 2014

The Joy of Rural Practice

In a recent article in Pulse magazine Dr Naomi Reifenberg explains how the challenge of being a half-day’s travel from the nearest hospital is outweighed by the rewards of a varied workload.  Naomi is a single handed GP at Hillsgarth Surgery on Unst in Shetland.  She has a list size of 600 patients.

Wednesday, 6 August 2014

The Fittie Squares , Aberdeen

Whilst Salmond and Darling were enjoying a bit of debate about Scotland's future on STV, the BBC were showing a program on the Fittie Squares in Aberdeen.  It gave a great taste of the recent history of Aberdeen and how the oil industry moved in and took over from the traditional North Sea fishing industry.