News item from the BBC reporting on the graduate-entry ScotGEM course, a new medical scheme launched in Scotland to help tackle the shortage of rural doctors in Scotland.


The first students taking part in a new medical training programme to help tackle a shortage of rural doctors have arrived in south west Scotland.
They will work and study in the region as part of the second year of their course.
ScotGEM is a graduate-entry medical scheme involving four NHS boards including Dumfries and Galloway.
It aims to drive up doctor numbers - particularly GPs - in parts of Scotland where recruitment is a major challenge......

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