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    • 4 months ago

    Additional pension purchase FAQs

    Answering questions on additional pension, what it costs, what the payment options are and how it is affected by leave or absence and other issues. What is Additional Pension? From 1 April 2008 a facility was introduced to allow members to purchase additional...
    • over 2 years ago

    Non-GIM trainee participation in the acute medical take

    Junior Doctors CommitteeJunior Doctors CommitteeSupporting colleagues on the acute medical takeJuly 20141 BMA Junior Doctors Committee – Supporting colleagues on the acute medical takeBMA – Junior Doctors CommitteeSummaryThe crisis in acute medicine has...
    • over 2 years ago

    Smoking exemption for actors angers BMA

    BMA Cymru Wales is to voice its opposition to plans to exempt actors on TV and film sets from the smoking ban later this month. The Welsh government wants to amend the current ban on smoking in public places and argues that TV and film productions could...
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    RE: Does your employer offer adequate support in dealing with stress in the workplace?

    I was made redundant while I was seriously ill. Id been for a while and didnt know my employer knew I was extremely ill. They offered me a job I accepted however because I became so ill the boss pulled it he didnt give me my 4 week window offered me marity...
    • over 2 years ago

    Doctors make their case for a place on BMA council

    Almost 60 doctors and medical students will battle it out for a place on the BMA council. Fifty-nine people are competing for 18 voting seats on the council, which plays a role in administering the affairs of the BMA and making and implementing policy...
    • 7 months ago

    ARM open policy Padlock - content is locked

    These Pre-ARM briefing papers have been put together by BMA policy experts to highlight topical areas of interest emerging on the health-policy horizon, identify any gaps in policy or policy ambiguity, and provide you with informative material in the...
    • over 2 years ago

    Kiss and tell

    Here is the winning entry to a previous BMA News writing competition. Entrants were challenged to describe how they used their senses in an age of whizzy diagnostic tools, and Telford GP principal Quentin Shaw provided this account of his habit of kissing...
    • over 2 years ago

    More women entering male-dominated specialties, finds GMC

    More women are entering traditionally male-dominated medical specialties, a GMC report shows today. The number of women entering surgery and emergency medicine is growing at a faster rate than men, the regulator’s State of Medical Education and...
    • over 2 years ago

    Call to extend occupational health services

    Plans to boost occupational health services for GPs through a £5m NHS England initiative have received cautious backing from doctors. A nationally specified occupational health service will be rolled out from 1 April next year across general practice...
    • 7 months ago


    British Medical Associationbma.org.ukOverviewThe Liberal Democrat Party’s manifesto, ‘Change Britain’s Future’, makes a number of pledges regarding health and social care. In trailing policies within the manifesto ahead of its publication, the Lib Dems...