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View our digital feature following the health secretary's announcement to expand medical school places.
25 October 2016
Radical plans to transform health and social care in Northern Ireland are ‘encouraging’ and could help turn around a system ‘at breaking point’, doctors have said.
A new campaign to attract doctors to train, work and live in Wales is not a standalone solution to solve the recruitment and retention issue, according to BMA Cymru Wales.
STPs (sustainability and transformation plans) will lack a sense of ownership if the consultation process is rushed or inadequate, doctors have warned.
This week, the BMA published recommendations based on its report Prescribed drugs associated with dependence and withdrawal – building a consensus for action. We have three main calls to action.
A prison guard was chained to my patient. Standing behind the head of the bed, straight backed and feet spread apart with the long metal chain falling between him and my patient’s wrist.
As a student I longed for the day I would have one of those little black boxes attached to my waist showing I had finally arrived – I was a fully fledged doctor.
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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25 October 2016
BMA reacts to Health and Wellbeing 2026: Delivering Together
24 October 2016
The BMA has called for a national helpline to support patients with addiction problems as part of a new project to tackle prescription drug dependence.
The BMA responds to advice drawn up by the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges regarding 40 treatments that bring little or no benefit to patients.
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