An NHS under pressure

We provide an overview of the main pressure points in the NHS before and due to COVID-19 and what the BMA is doing to address them. 

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The NHS is experiencing some of the most severe pressures in its 75-year history. The COVID-19 pandemic is just the tip of the iceberg - the health service has been facing years of inadequate planning and chronic under-resourcing.

This page is an overview of the main pressure points in the NHS.