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    • 4 months ago

    BMA response to government's new transformation plan for general practice

    Responding to the government’s new transformation plan for general practice in England, Dr Chaand Nagpaul, BMA GP committee chair, said: “The General Practice Forward View represents a significant and comprehensive package of proposals to...
    • 4 months ago

    Key role for doctors explaining data confidentiality

    Doctors will play a key role in helping patients understand how their personal data can be used to improve care and help research. Health secretary Jeremy Hunt said the BMA, NHS England and the Royal College of GPs will be raising public awareness of...
    • 4 months ago

    Call to tackle consultant recruitment

    Doctors leaders in Scotland have warned that more needs to be done to attract and retain consultants after vacancies hit a six-year high. Figures released by ISD (Information Services Division) Scotland last week show almost 220 WTE (whole-time equivalent...
    • 4 months ago

    Survey checks F1 readiness

    Trainers are being asked how prepared their newly-qualified doctors were when began work last month. Senior doctors have been encouraged to complete a survey for each F1 (foundation doctor 1) they supervise. Questions cover the F1’s understanding...
    • over 2 years ago


    Guidance from the British Medical Association, the Resuscitation Council (UK) and the Royal College of Nursing (previously known as the ‘Joint Statement’)3rd edition (1st revision) 2016Decisions relating to cardiopulmonary resuscitationDecisions relating...
    • 4 months ago

    Action urged on consultant shortage

    The BMA has called for urgent action to increase the number of emergency medicine consultants in Northern Ireland. Government figures show Northern Ireland’s emergency departments are still failing to meet performance targets, despite a drop in...
    • 8 months ago


    Medical rota gaps in England August 2018British Medical Associationbma.org.uk1 British Medical Association Medical rota gaps in EnglandContentsExecutive Summary 2Introduction 3Key findings 5Recommendations 12Conclusion 192 British Medical Association...
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    SCOTLANDShaping the independence referendum debate for health in Scotland10Questions54145 BMA Scotland paper on independence referendum.indd 1 22/07/2014 16:21ForewordIn less than two months, the people of Scotland will have the opportunity to vote in...
    • 4 months ago

    Shape your future at the junior doctors' conference

    Junior doctors are being urged to help shape the future of their profession by attending a conference for trainees. All doctors in training are invited to the BMA junior doctors conference, on Saturday, May 17 at BMA House, London, with an event for new...