Now in its 2nd year
Who should attend?
In collaboration with the RCGP Rural Forum
The RCGP Rural Forum represent rural and remote GPs and promote rural issues inside and outside the College Faculties. There are around 800 RCGP members currently signed up to the rural forum, who are invited to participate in discussions pertinent to this group of members. The Forum aims to advance the College's objectives in rural practice; facilitate communication and networking of rural doctors in the UK and support the professional development of rural GPs. By working with the College, they raise issues concerning remote and rural GPs to help inform political debate.
Call for abstracts now open! Deadline 30 April 2020
Why not exhibit at NCRRM 2020?
Rates: £500 for two-day conference. Discounts available for NHS, charities, third sector and not-for-profit organisations. Call the conference organisers on 01942 517230 for more information.
Brigadier Tim Hodgetts CBE
Medical director of the UK's Defence Medical Services and Co-Founder of West Midlands based philanthropic initiative, citizenAID.
Simon Yates High Stakes Decision-making in Extreme Environments.
Simon Yates is a mountaineer whose experience was depicted in the film ‘Touching the Void’
Prof John Howarth Population Health in Rural Settings
Prof John Howarth is Deputy Chief Executive, North Cumbria Integrated NHS Foundation Trust. A senior clinician, John was a GP in Cockermouth for over 20 years. He has had a varied career including clinical director for community services, medical director of Cumbria’s GP Out of Hours cooperative, GP trainer for over 10 years and medical adviser to the local hospice at home charity. During the 1990s John worked in 13 different conflict and natural disaster zones, becoming medical director and head of operations of an international disaster relief charity. He led the health response to the floods in Cockermouth in 2009. He was a runner up in the national NHS Leadership Awards in 2010 (open to 1.3million employees with over 1000 nominations) and received a Fellowship in Public Health through distinction in 2011.
Dr John Wynne Jones
Chair, WONCA Working Party on Rural Practice
Dr Ali Husain Delivering Health Care at the Hajj
Dr Ali Husain is an Emergency Medicine Consultant, University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust.
Dr Chris Press
Medical Lead, Northern Exposure, Helicopter Emergency Medical Service Physician and experiencemountaineer and expedition medic.
Alongside his hospital work, Dr Chris Press has been active in UK Mountain Rescue since 2001 as well as acting as an Expedition Medic. He is a Helicopter Emergency Medical Service Physician with the Air Ambulance Service. He is also an accomplished cave diver with a number of exploratory projects ongoing throughout Europe.
Dr James Hickman MBE Primary Care with Penguins
Dr James Hickman is a GP with Special Interest in Pre-Hospital Emergency Care, Immediate Past Chairman at BASICS (British Association for Immediate Care). James was previously a GP in the Falklands.
Dr Shoba Subramanian BMBS, BMedsci, MRCGP, DRCOG, DipTropMed Global Telemedicine Support for Travellers in Remote Hostile Locations
Dr Shoba Subramanian is Medical Director, Europe, United Health Global
Dr Stuart Maitland-Knibb MBChB MRCGP FIMC RCS (Ed) DUMC RCS (Ed)
Director, National Centre for Remote and Rural Medicine. Stuart is an ex-military medical officer with extensive experience in primary care and emergency medicine both in hospital and pre-hospital.
Specialising in urgent unplanned care, he has worked in the Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (HEMS) and pre-hospital settings for many years and continues to fly a day a week.
Other speakers will be asking how we can do things differently in remote settings to deliver the best in care and outcome. More to be announced.
Call for abstracts now open! Deadline 30 April 2020
Submissions are welcomed for the one-slide powerpoint poster presentation.
Presenters will be given 2 minutes to present their work or research interests. If you’re up for the challenge, we’d love to hear from you!
Submissions welcome in the areas of:
Please email the abstract submission form to RemoteAndRural@uclan.ac.uk
Conference Venue Location:
North Lakes Hotel and Spa,
Ullswater Road, Penrith, CA11 8QT
The North Lakes Hotel and Spa is 10 minutes walk form Penrith station and very close to Junction 40 of the M6. Full travel details can be found at the hotel website.
Accommodation is not included in the conference fee and must be booked separately either at the North Lakes Hotel and Spa (quoting the NCRRM Conference) or at your chosen hotel / B&B – accommodation information can be found on the Discover Penrith webpage.
Conference Fees (VAT not applicable)
The fee to attend for the 2 days of the conference is £290 (early bird fee before 1st April 2020 is £250), and includes refreshments and lunch on each day, access to the Keynote Speaker Sessions and Concurrent Sessions, Conference Dinner and Drinks Reception plus delegate documentation (Accommodation is NOT included in any of the fees).
The fee to attend one day is £120 (early bird fee before 1st April 2020 is £100) and includes refreshments and lunch on each day, access to the Keynote Speaker Sessions and Concurrent Sessions plus delegate documentation.
The 3 course dinner on the evening of Wednesday 11 June is included in the full fee, but extra places can also be booked at £50 and includes drinks reception, wine with meal and coffee.
There are only a limited number of subsidised places available for Undergraduate Medical Students* who are presenting posters (£30.00 per day) excluding accommodation and Conference Dinner. The Conference Organisers will select the Delegates for these places based on their Poster Abstract. Single Days Conference fee of £120 per day will apply if not selected for one of the subsidised places.
If you wish to be be considered for one of these places please ensure that you submit a 350 word Abstract to the National Centre For Remote and Rural Medicine RemoteAndRural@uclan.ac.uk.
*Undergraduate Medical Students will not be eligible for multiple concessions at the NCCRM Conference
To book a place at the National Centre for Remote and Rural Medicine Conference, 10th & 11th June 2020, please complete all fields and provide details as you wish them to appear in delegate documentation.
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