What the BMA is doing
Getting doctors on the agenda BMA priorities > We're bringing about change on the key issues for doctors, such as PPE, the disproportionate affect on BAME doctors and death in service protection.
Influencing in the media BMA in the news > Read a recent selection of our most current media coverage in response to the BMA's work protecting doctors during the COVID-19 crisis.
Listening to our members COVID and vaccine surveys > We are regularly surveying our members to understand what doctors are experiencing so we can play this back to the Government.
The effect on doctors
Mental health and wellbeing > A look at the effect on the workforce's mental health and wellbeing and ten recommendations to protect them.
Supporting staff who are shielding to return to work > Ways for employers, arm’s-length bodies, commissioners, and training bodies to support a return to work.
Changes to specialty training recruitment > Our concerns, asks and principles on the proposals for recruitment for junior doctors this year.
The effect on NHS delivery
Getting UK health services back on track > Our realistic approach and recommendations to tackling the backlog of non-COVID care in the NHS.
Phase three of the response > Our briefing on NHS England's phase three of the response to Covid-19 and what it means in practice >
The role of private outsourcing > Our analysis of the scale and impact of private outsourcing during the response.
Collaboration between primary and secondary care > We explore the challenges of the backlog of care built up during the pandemic, and the role of effective collaboration.
General practice in the second wave > Read our proposal of the urgent measures needed to ensure general practice is protected and supported.
The effect on the population
Mitigating the impact of Covid-19 on health inequalities > Recommendations to mitigating the negative impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on existing health inequalities.
Taking a cautious approach to easing restrictions > Measures to ensure the NHS is not overwhelmed by another wave of COVID-19 and enable safe and sustained reopening of society in 2021.
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