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    Pressure points in the NHS

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    Annual representative meeting (ARM)

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    Government suspends GP performance targets

    16 March 2020

    Performance targets for general practice are to be suspended in Northern Ireland to help boost GPs’ ability to cope with the demands posed by COVID-19.

  • BMA proposes doctor COVID-19 safeguards

    13 March 2020

    Ministers have been urged to implement a wide range of measures to safeguard and help doctors and medical students fight COVID-19 following the decision to move to the ‘delay’ phase in the UK.

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    13 March 2020

    Progress on improving rest facilities for junior doctors has been welcomed by the BMA, one year on from the striking of a £10m funding agreement with the Government.

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