Sigurður Einar Sigurðsson from the Icelandic team presented the “Making It Work” project in November at the Fourth Global Forum on Human Resources for Health in Dublin. Nearly a hundred people took part in the conversation and report review. Discussion on issues with recruitment and retention was enthusiastic, recognizing the commonality between sparsely populated areas of […]
Representation from the Making it Work Scottish Group was requested to describe our project work and outcomes at the EU Cooperation and Innovation Forum in Edinburgh on 29th September. The focus of this meeting was to highlight the value to Scotland from ongoing European partnerships and to plan for future collaborations. The meeting was attended […]
6th of July the Swedish prime minister Stefan Löfven visited the Centre for Rural Medicine in Storuman. The prime minister was given a demonstration and received information about rural medicine and, of course, the Recruit and Retain – Making it Work project!
In June, 14 of Nunavut’s 15 full time physicians came together for a continuing education event. This was the first event of its kind in this arctic territory in Canada, and it brought full time physicians working across Nunavut together to learn from and with each other about topics relevant to their practice, to socialize […]
The seventh of June the 10th anniversary of Norwegian Centre of Rural Medicine was celebrated in Oslo, with guests from all over Norway. Representatives from two of the rural municipalities, included in the Norweigan Recruit and Retain – Making it Work project, Odda and Meløy, took part. The positive effects of the project regarding recruitment […]
A couple of weeks ago, Roland Gustafsson was presenting the “Recruit and Retain – Making it Work”-project at a conference about exchanging experience between different EU projects.
Watch the video from the meeting in Ullapool, Scotland.
The Scottish group are continuing work on developing their work programmes following successful discussions with MiW colleagues in Ullapool. Next meeting of whole Scottish group is on the 2nd May.
As per our Communication Plan the Scottish Group have undertaken a range of activities designed to promote and inform others of the work of the MiW programme throughout the last few months. We have begun to use targeted information sessions within suitable conferences, meetings etc to inform others within our key audience groups of the […]
The municipalities Odda, Årdal and Meloy in Norway have received new energy through the project Recruit & Retain – Making it Work (R&R). Physician coverage is firmly on the agenda, both administration, politicians and professionals are committed, and they learn from other municipalities as well. Networking provides help to stay focused so that own small […]