A rural undergraduate campus in England: virtue from opportunity and necessity

Margaret Bartlett, Robert McKinley, John wynn-Jones, Richard Hays

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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.
    Original languageEnglish
    PublisherRural and Remote Health
    Volume11
    Edition4
    ISBN (Electronic)1445-6354
    Publication statusPublished - 2011

    Keywords

    • medical education
    • rural clinical placements,
    • undergraduate
    • United Kingdom

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    Bartlett, M., McKinley, R., wynn-Jones, J., & Hays, R. (2011). A rural undergraduate campus in England: virtue from opportunity and necessity . (4 ed.) Rural and Remote Health.