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Our aim is for doctors to be valued and supported to deliver the highest quality healthcare. We are the collective voice of 16,000 members in Scotland.
30 August 2016
Doctors in Scotland are urging hospitals to put clinical leadership at the centre of planning and delivering hospital discharges to tackle a problem that costs millions of pounds a year.
18 August 2016
The Government has ‘rowed back on its promises’ and let big business interests trump those of children by producing a watered down childhood obesity strategy.
15 August 2016
The BMA is backing a global campaign to increase the numbers of new blood donors in the hope of averting a potential future crisis in blood stocks.
Whatever your view on the outcome of the EU referendum, there is no doubt of the profoundly destabilising force it has exerted upon the country.
‘Am I getting home today?’ the patient asks, as she does every morning, looking progressively more miserable each time I say ‘no, sorry, not yet’.
I loved maternity leave. Leaving behind the responsibilities and multitasking of my transplant registrar post and being able to go days without making any important decisions was fantastic.
NHS staff being asked to 'magic things out of thin air,' warns leading surgeon https://t.co/VMd9kboK8q pic.twitter.com/Li5x9Rr7st
29 Aug 2016 4:54 PM
Stark realities highlight need for honest debate on NHS - Today's @heraldscotland editorial https://t.co/XfewgwFwSP pic.twitter.com/qRFrXo9r7S
29 Aug 2016 1:22 PM
A new resource that provides practical support and guidance to help manage workload. Find out how practices are adapting to increased pressures.
Updated key advice summarised for primary care doctors treating patients travelling to or returning from countries affected by the Zika virus outbreak.
Read detailed guidance on secondments, joint employment, VAT considerations and alternative arrangements.
A free, comprehensive, impartial service advice on a range of employment-related issues excusively for BMA members. Find out more.
These charters set out what SAS doctors can expect from their employers and what employers can expect of them. Download the charter for your nation today.
Information for junior doctors on leave entitlements, working on public holidays, fixed annual leave, sick leave and answers to your frequently asked questions.
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.
Contract advice for overseas trained doctors on what should be included in a contract and when to sign.
Contract information and supporting guidance to help you at each stage of your new job - for junior doctors, GP specialty registrars, GP trainees.
Flexible working is becoming more commonplace - read our step by step guide and see if LTFT is right for you.
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.
We've pulled together some practical tips and real life advice to get you through your first year of medical school.
We know how challenging it is starting a new post, whatever stage of your training you're at. Get advice, support and information to help you through your first years of training.
A comprehensive, feasible, and transparent approach to returning to clinical practice after absence.
Making the step from medical school to being an F1 doctor is both daunting and exciting - get everything you need to know for your first year on the foundation programme.
We're here to help you get your CV in top shape, no matter what stage you are in your career.
All the information you need to successfully complete your CESR application as a SAS doctor.
Being a medical student is challenging at the best of times, especially for those who may face additional hurdles.
Check out our range of learning opportunities to grow your career and build your confidence in the workplace.
In the wake of the EU referendum result, we reaffirm our commitment to our European partners. Find out what we are doing to support our colleagues in the rest of Europe.
Financial entitlements and available funding differs according to where you live whilst you are studying medicine in the UK.
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.
Across the UK, there are moves to shift services out of hospitals and provide them in community settings. Find out how it may affect local service provision.
In response to the recent revelations about the Department of Health's risk register on seven day services, BMA council chair Dr Mark Porter has written to the Secretary of State to reinforce our concerns.
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