The British Medical Association
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The BMA has written to health secretary Jeremy Hunt to restate the firm commitment of junior doctors to resol...
16 September 2014
As a fourth year medical student in Glasgow, Peter Bennie recalls learning that several junior house...
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7 August 2014
Doctors have quizzed each side of the Scottish independence debate about the implications for health...
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7 July 2014
Doctors will have the chance to hear from senior figures in the Scottish independence debate at a hu...
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24 June 2014
The leader of Scotland’s doctors has warned that there are tough decisions ahead regardless of...
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28 February 2014
As a vote on independence looms, new BMA Scottish secretary Jill Vickerman, a former civil servant, ...
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21 March 2013
The Scottish government will reduce the drink-drive limit following a consultation in which 74 per c...
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7 March 2013
Scotland’s health and social care partnerships must be clinically driven and supported by mana...
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A drive to meet targets at all costs can have negative consequences for patients and the workforce, ...
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19 February 2013
Support for students studying medicine as a second degree needs improving, the BMA in Scotland is ur...
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15 February 2013
Medical schools must not be starved of resources if they are to continue functioning as centres of e...
Tags: medical education and training, research, equal opportunities, bma scotland, scottish parliament
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