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    • 7 days ago

    BMA Q and A: widening participation, the juniors contract and the national exam

    BMA medical students committee co-chairs Harrison Carter and Charlie Bell answer your questions How is the BMA medical students committee helping to widen participation in medicine? Figures show that 80 per cent of medical students in the UK come from...
    • 7 days ago

    No More Games campaign plays to the public

    From London’s King’s Cross station, the roadside in Bootle in Merseyside and a garage in Newport in Wales, No More Games campaign billboards have been appearing across the UK. The call for all political parties to stop playing games with the...
    • 10 months ago

    Scotland proceeds with separate GP contract

    MCDEVITT: 'This contract offers stability and security of funding' The first Scotland-only GP contract has won strong backing from the profession and will now be implemented. The BMA Scottish GPs committee took the decision to accept the contract after...
    • 7 days ago

    How diverse is the UK medical workforce?

    Our film pulls together key data across the UK to give you a clear picture of the facts. Learn more about the key findings with our Equality Lens
    • 7 days ago

    Chief medical officer for Wales retires

    Tributes have been paid to the CMO (chief medical officer) for Wales, Ruth Hussey, who has officially retired. Dr Hussey stepped down from the role after she originally announced her decision to retire back in September last year. Health minister Mark...
    • over 1 year ago

    Doctors prepared for future terror attacks

    LONDON BRIDGE: Three terrorists drove a van at pedestrians and attacked pub goers A doctor who treated victims of last weekend’s London Bridge terror attack, has said that medical teams remain vigilant and ready to respond. Emergency medicine consultant...
    • 7 days ago

    GPs forced to pay for retraining

    Lack of funding is preventing GPs from retraining after career breaks. The BMA Welsh GPs committee said that some returning doctors were being asked to subsidise their placements because of insufficient funding. The Wales Deanery told BMA News that it...
    • 7 days ago

    Regulation parity needed in public health, doctors agree

    Non-medical public health specialists need to be regulated to equivalent standards of their doctor peers, the meeting said. Representatives welcomed the government’s decision to regulate non-medical public health specialists on a statutory basis...
    • 7 days ago

    PAC report on missing correspondence ‘is damning indictment on NHS England’

    Responding to the Public Accounts Committee report 1 on clinical correspondence handling, which shows NHS England was slow to address the backlog of misdirected letters, BMA GP committee chair Dr Richard Vautrey said: “Amid the longstanding chaos...
    • 7 days ago

    Interest rates hammer tuition fees

    Students who cannot afford to pay tuition fees upfront are at a financial disadvantage, the BMA medical students conference heard. The conference heard how the raising of the cap on tuition fees to £9,000 a year has led to an increase in the interest...