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Perceptions of UK medical students on rural clinical placements

Jenny Deaville1 PhD, Research manager,
John Wynn-Jones2 MBBS, Director and senior lecturer in general practice,
Richard Hays3 MD, Professor of medical education,
Peter Coventry4 MBBS, Senior lecturer in general practice,
Robert McKinley5 MD, Professor of academic general practice,
Jane Randall-Smith6 MA, CEO,

1, 2, 6 Institute of Rural Health, Powys, United Kingdom.
3, 4, 5 Keele University, Keele Staffs, United Kingdom.

Correspondence: R Hays, Keele University, Keele Staffs ST5 5BG, UK  

Author contribution: Jenny A Deaville: collected data, contributed to drafts, literature review, original concept, devised survey tool. John Wynn-Jones: original concept, contributed to drafts. Richard B Hays: original concept, wrote the first draft, literature review, original concept. Peter J Coventry: original concept, contributed to drafts. Robert K McKinley: contributed to drafts, original concept.

Citation: Deaville JA, Wynn-Jones J, Hays RB, Coventry PJ, McKinley RK, Randall-Smith J.  Perceptions of UK medical students on rural clinical placements. Rural and Remote Health 9: 1165. (Online) 2009. Available:

Submitted: 22 January 2009
Revised: 23 April 2009
Published: 2 June 2009