No need for a doctor?

Thursday, 10 January 2019


From 1900 to 2100

Medico-Chirurgical Hall

Dr Alistair Glennie, Kemnay GP, Medical Officer Scottish Mountain Rescue and Aberdeen Mountain Rescue Team doctor.

Mountain Rescue Medicine - no need for a doctor?

Alistair will talk about the role of a team doctor, medical provision and equipment of MRTs, the national medical officer role and some stories of rescues.

Alastair is a dad to 2 young children and paid to be a full time GP in Aberdeenshire, but often spends more time in his voluntary roles as a BASICS doctor and Mountain Rescue Doctor. He is one of the Aberdeen Mountain Rescue Team doctors and for the past 3 years has been the national medical officer for Scottish Mountain Rescue, the umbrella organisation that supports and represents the teams in Scotland.

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