Bartlett, M and McKinley, RK and Wynn Jones, J and Hays, RB (2011) A rural undergraduate campus in England: virtue from opportunity and necessity. Rural and Remote Health, 11 (4). 1841 - 1841. ISSN 1445-6354

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Abstract

The implementation of new curriculum at Keele University Medical School, UK has made heavy use of general practice as a locus for learning. This has necessitated a substantial expansion in the School's teaching network. The School's hinterland includes a large rural area with a number of excellent general practices and associated community hospitals that, to date, have been unable to teach undergraduates because of their inaccessibility. This article describes how the School and its partners articulated a vision to establish a rural campus with an associated rural accommodation hub, and the challenges involved in establishing and sustaining the campus.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: medical education, rural clinical placements, undergraduate, United Kingdom.
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General) > R735 Medical education. Medical schools. Research
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Primary Care Health Sciences
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Depositing User: Symplectic
Date Deposited: 27 Nov 2014 10:05
Last Modified: 03 Jul 2017 08:56
URI: http://eprints.keele.ac.uk/id/eprint/136

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