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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    Action urged on consultant shortage

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    PA-BMAScotlandpaperIndependenceReferendum-24-07-2014

    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...
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    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...