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BMA in the news Top story (The Times): Doctors are 'angry, frustrated and undervalued', says BMA council chair
Making an impression: when medicine meets art A quiet revolution has swept away many of the conventions on how doctors should look. Jennifer Trueland speaks to those whose appearance may have raised (unpierced) eyebrows a generation ago, and asks how patients and colleagues respond
Your BMA: changeover Junior doctors can often be treated badly during changeover. The BMA is here to help them
BMA demands meeting with Government to discuss workforce crisis Survey of doctors reveals many may leave NHS in their droves
Soldiering on Military veterans often have very specific needs, which are easily missed. An accreditation scheme for GP practices seeks to boost awareness and offer reassurance to patients
BMA revives Humanitarian Fund Applications to scheme now open with aims to support healthcare missions overseas
From Thatcher to Covid Anger at the erosion of NHS values and experience of discrimination are what led Chaand Nagpaul to an ‘accidental’ career representing doctors. As he steps down after five years as BMA council chair, he tells Neil Hallows about leading the profession during the first years of the pandemic, his efforts to tackle the scourge of inequalities, and his work towards building a better NHS