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    • over 2 years ago

    Research and teaching under threat

    Medical schools need a long-term and sustainable funding programme to protect teaching and research, a conference agreed. The BMA annual representative meeting expressed serious concerns about the threat of redundancies at some schools and the negative...
    • 8 months ago

    Winter meltdown: patients robbed of 'privacy and dignity'

    – Bed-occupancy rate reaches all-time high of 96 per cent – ‘We have a health service breaking all the wrong records’ Patients are being assessed in hospital corridors while doctors and other medical staff are being pushed to the...
    • over 2 years ago

    Lives saved or improved by organ transplants rises

    The number of patients benefiting from an organ transplant has increased by around a quarter, according to latest Government figures. People whose lives were either saved or improved by a transplant increased from 173 in 2014/15 to 214 in 2015/16 –...
    • 6 months ago

    What practices should be doing now

    NHS England has sent details of the worst hit outlier practices to all area teams, which should have already made contact with these practices to discuss support available. If they have not already, these outlier practices should contact their LMC, which...
    • over 1 year ago

    Juniors' and students' skills remain untapped, says King's Fund

    CARTER: Challenging established ways of working Trusts must seek to utilise junior doctors and empower medical students to improve the organisation and delivery of care. A report published by the King’s Fund into the challenges and potential solutions...
    • over 2 years ago

    Bid for exemption of healthcare in free-trade deal

    Doctors leaders will today urge their European counterparts to call for the exemption of healthcare from a free-trade deal. The BMA will attend the annual meeting of the German Medical Association to call for backing for its policy on TTIP (transatlantic...
    • over 2 years ago

    sasdirectorycourseproviders2014

    DIRECTORY OF PROVIDERS OF COURSES RELEVANT TO SAS DOCTORS & DENTISTS The following is a helpful list of providers of courses relevant to SAS doctors and dentists’ career progression and professional development. Some of the providers on the list provide...
    • over 2 years ago

    Opt-out organ donation law gains support

    Support and awareness for Wales’s opt-out organ donation law is growing, according to a new research. An annual survey of more than 1,000 people across Wales, carried out on behalf of the Welsh government, has shown an overall rise in general awareness...
    • 4 months ago

    Influenza immunisation for employees

    This guidance is aimed at occupational physicians responsible for the care of workers outside the health and social care sector. Over 200 viruses cause influenza-like illness (ILI). In mild disease, symptoms of influenza generally last less than a week...