• Engaged, not enlisted

    • 25 May 2017
    Last month, at the 2017 Medical Students Conference, we sent a serious message to the Government – urging them to think again about their flawed plans to expand undergraduate medical education and force students to serve in the NHS for at least four years after graduating.
  • General election: make the NHS central

    After years of under-investment, our NHS is at breaking point and it is crucial that the health service has the unrelenting focus of prospective parliamentary candidates.
  • This is more than a Brexit election

    • 19 Apr 2017
    The 'national interest' includes a health service that is well run and properly resourced, and does not have to lurch from one crisis to the next.
  • We need certainty, and we need it now

    • 29 Mar 2017
    Some sections of the media are referring to this as Britain’s ‘independence day’. The predominant feeling in the health service may be that we are more dependent than ever on politicians giving the NHS the clarity it so desperately needs.
  • Representing our members better

    The massive range of challenges facing the medical profession, the health service and, indeed, the country have perhaps never been more profound than they are now.