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Minimising the damage to the NHS while extricating it from the EU is a huge test of the new government. Can it survive the workforce, funding and regulation challenges heading its way? Tim Tonkin finds out
26 June 2017
Around two-thirds of hospital doctors have experienced rota gaps in the last 12 months, a new survey has found.
The Government wants a ‘world-class NHS with a third-class settlement’ – spending far less than many other European countries, with patients reaping the consequences.
23 June 2017
Applications will shortly open to a new graduate-only medical degree in Scotland, with a particular focus on general practice and rural medicine.
Last month I spoke at the junior doctor conference. Such occasions are an opportunity to reflect on the year past but, crucially to look to the future.
It is a hot Sunday and people are baking. Literally, people are roasting themselves from the outside in and presenting to the emergency department with their newly acquired red skin and parched lips.
Since I last wrote this column, much has changed and continues to change. I will give a number of examples, but (for colleagues who are reading this) these examples are composites of different cases drawn together to make points and not to identify individuals.
We want answers on how increasing medical school places will impact on students and the existing medical workforce.
Do you know where your surgical instruments come from? Read our feature and find out how you can take action.
Read our long form feature on how the medical profession is diversifying its workforce.
Think you know what it's like being a junior doctor? Read one juniors' experience of her first year working in the NHS.
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26 June 2017
BMA Northern Ireland chair reacts to funding boost for health as part of Conservative Party and DUP deal
23 June 2017
Welsh NHS Confederation, NHS Wales Employers and BMA Cymru Wales have come together to improve medical engagement across the health service in Wales
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