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      Scottish Dental Postgraduate
        Rural Training Fellowship




                                                                                     Postgraduate Dental Education
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                                                                                       Rural Training Fellowship
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I am currently:

Completing a Dental degree in the UK   Contact:
                                       Isobel M Madden BDS Ph.D, MFGDP RCS (UK)
Completing a Dental degree in the EU
                                        Remote & Rural Fellowship Training Adviser
Completing VT / GPT                        NHS Education for Scotland, (NES)
                                               Centre for Health Science
                                                   Raigmore Hospital
Completing MFDS                                        Inverness,
                                                    Highland Region
Ready to start an M.Sc                                  IV2-3JH

                                               Tel 01463-255719 (pg office)
                                                     01463-255736 (fax)

                                          E-mail: Isobel.Madden@nes.scot.nhs.uk
                                                                                           A new initiative for Rural Scotland
     The Scottish Dental Postgraduate
        Rural Training Fellowship
                                                                                                             •Funding for this initiative from NHS Education Scotland
      Quality of Life                                        The Scottish Dental Postgraduate               (NES) and the Scottish Executive has been established for
      Quality of Learning                                         Rural Training Fellowship                 three postgraduate places per year,
                                                          offers the chance to continue with high quality
                                                         dental post-graduate education in Rural Scotland.   •The Fellowship assists the Scottish Health Boards in
                                                                                                             attracting dental surgeons to the rural areas, and in
                                                                                                             providing a level of specialist dental care which is
                                                      3 year M.Sc course in Clinical Dentistry              accessible to rural patients.

                                                      Research-based at the Scottish Universities           •Successful candidates are offered a position as a salaried
                                                                                                             practitioner with one of the rural Health Boards.
                                                      Excellent tutoring and mentoring in the local area
                                                                                                             •There is an attractive package of financial support in
                                                      Salaried employment with the NHS Board                travel and subsistence funding for successful candidates,
                                                                                                             University fees and part of the salary are also paid by NES.
                                                      Golden “Hello”                                        •Overseas graduates are funded at the basic home student
        Travel to work in the Rural Areas
                                                                                                             rate, but are expected to contribute to the extent of the
                                                      Relocation package                                    overseas training rate.
Opportunities for post-graduate training in
Dentistry have previously been limited to living                                                             •Full registration with the GDC is required and overseas
and working in a city with close links to a Dental   Qualifications:                                         applicants should have completed ORE and have indefinite
School.                                                                                                      leave to remain in the UK.
The Scottish Postgraduate Rural Training             • BDS or equivalent
                                                                                                             •Fellows attend one of the Scottish Dental Schools on a
Fellowship provides the chance to live and                                                                   part-time basis (either one week per month or two days
work in the rural areas of Scotland, with the        • Completion of VT / GPT                                per fortnight) to complete a formal teaching programme
quality of life and the access to leisure pursuits                                                           and clinical research project.
which the areas offers and have access to the        • MFDS / MFGDP desirable
type of post-graduate training you have always                                                               •Distance learning is also available through online video-
wanted.                                              PLUS                                                    conferencing and electronic library and shared space
                                                     The wish to live and work in a forward-looking region   facilities. Fellows also attend CPD courses in their local
                                                     with                                                    area.
                                                     Excellent facilities
                                                                                                             •Local mentoring is arranged with senior clinicians and the
                                                                                                             Training Adviser is available to support and guide the
                                                     Excellent accommodation                                 Fellow throughout the training period.

                                                     Excellent sports & leisure                              •Fellows are required to complete a portfolio in the form
                                                                                                             of a Log Diary for presentation at completion of the
                                                     Excellent quality of life                               Fellowship.




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