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

M. Bartlett*, Robert K. McKinley, John Wynn-Jones, R. B. 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
Article number1841
JournalRural and Remote Health
Volume11
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2011

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Bartlett, M., McKinley, R. K., Wynn-Jones, J., & Hays, R. B. (2011). A rural undergraduate campus in England: Virtue from opportunity and necessity. Rural and Remote Health, 11(4), [1841].