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See pictures and read stories from the BMA foundation for medical research awards ceremony, an excellent chance to celebrate the success of the grant winners and the BMA’s continued support for medical research.
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02 December 2016
Large parts of the NHS will spend only a tiny fraction of their mental health budgets on children and young people this year, despite the Government allotting an extra £120m to such services in 2016/17.
Action is needed to ensure that appraisal and revalidation processes work well for doctors, BMA Scotland has warned.
01 December 2016
The BMA has warned that a radical plan to overhaul outpatient services in Scotland must not simply transfer pressures from one part of the NHS to another.
The reality of our working lives is wearily familiar: understaffed rotas, increasing service pressure, leading to fatigue and the inevitable impact on the quality of both patient safety and junior doctors’ training.
‘Make the care of the patient your first concern’, this is the first rule and as rules go it seems pretty black and white.
Why go for a job in Reading rather than Rhyl? Or pass over a radiology post for one in anaesthetics? Can you remember, way back when, what got you into medical school?
One last try, but who was it for? Those times you have to spoon-feed reality to a patient’s family @TheSecretDr … https://t.co/5zm8VtrYey
3 Dec 2016 8:00 PM
'We need the Government to face up to reality and commit to invest what is desperately needed’ #NHS… https://t.co/YOADS2pId1
3 Dec 2016 6:04 PM
Letter templates, guidance, case studies and other practical resources to help you manage your daily work.
During October 2016, the first group of junior doctors in England started work under the new 2016 terms and conditions. To ensure you are fully supported, we have produced detailed guidance on the new contract.
An ethics toolkit for medical students embarking on their medical careers giving practical ways of thinking about ethical problems encountered at work.
The BMA has agreed a new Code of Practice for England to strengthen the rules and framework around the provision of critical information to trainees before starting work.
This new guidance aims to provide GP practices, practice groups and commissioners with information and advice on employing a physiotherapist and the potential of their role within general practice.
This guidance sets out how health service providers can take steps to have defamatory material removed from websites, including NHS Choices.
The BMA has agreed legally binding protections with Health Education (HEE) for junior doctors who raise concerns in the workplace. Read the guidance and watch the video.
This guide aims to help you to understand and support patients and employers to address the use of alcohol and illicit drug in the workplace.
The basics of revalidation, including what it is, time and cost involved for doctors and the seven principles of revalidation.
Each year we host an awards ceremony for the annual grant winners. See pictures and read stories from the event.
Nominations are open for 2017. BMA Cymru Wales, with BMJ Learning, established the Clinical Teacher of the Year award to celebrate the excellent teaching standards in Wales.
Widening participation is an initiative that seeks to give opportunities to anyone who has the ability and desire, whatever their background, to enter into a medical career. Find out more about our work.
A comprehensive guide on how to become a doctor - from life as a doctor to the ins and outs of applying to medical school.
Being a medical student is challenging at the best of times, especially for those who may face additional hurdles.
Available in England and Scotland, the fund enables SAS doctors to develop their skills. Find out how to apply and the benefits to your career.
Interested in pursuing your academic studies? Find out more about your options for combining training with academic study in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.
Get an inside look at the medical specialties and career choices available to you.
To continue your training after medical school you must apply for the foundation programme. The application period is only open for two weeks a year - use our guide to get key dates and information plus tips for your application.
Check out our range of learning opportunities to grow your career and build your confidence in the workplace.
An introduction to working in the UK for IMG doctors from help with finding a post, access to training and help with your contract. Find out more.
Read accounts from doctors who have experienced discrimination at their place of work or study.
It can be hard to know how to deal with bullying as an employee or what steps you can take as employer to stamp it out. Read our guidance on addressing bullying and harassment at work.
How you feel about your workplace matters. Learn more about behaviours which contribute to a collaborative and supportive working environment.
Find out what discrimination is and how to tackle it with our advice for employees and employers.
Do you feel burned out, worried you may be drinking too much? Take our online surveys to check yourself out.
Find out about a new, confidential, not for profit, psychotherapeutic consultation service for all doctors.
Find out about the confidential counselling and peer support we offer.
Locality hubs offer a GP-led model that could be commissioned to help manage demand and support GPs to practice safely. Read ideas for safe working in general practice.
This month's highlights include updates on Brexit, TTIP and health priorities of the Maltese presidency.
The latest news, guidance and current issues for general practice from the general practitioners committee.
The BMA is calling for government to address health inequalities, arising as a result of the social and economic inequalities that shape the environment.
We believe that unprecedented demand currently facing the NHS must be matched with increasing investment.
During the development phase of STPs the BMA's priority areas are funding, accountability and consultation.
Get the latest on STPs (sustainability and transformation plans) and find out how they affect you at a local level. Read our FAQs on how to get more involved, watch the video and check the deficit funding map.
We recently surveyed all GPs about how general practice needs to develop to support your workload and future aspirations. See the results and watch a video message from your GPC chair.
Read our recommendations following a series of seminars looking at a range of issues faced by vulnerable groups, including our report on the role of healthcare professionals in identifying and responding to domestic abuse.
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