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Make a real difference to junior doctors’ lives
Make a real difference to junior doctors’ lives Joining a BMA committee can be an effective way of improving the terms and conditions of people working in the NHS
Doctors mourn passing of ‘unique’ BMA leader
Doctors mourn passing of ‘unique’ BMA leader The death of former deputy council chair Kailash Chand has seen messages of condolence and praise pour in
Statement on junior doctor rostering and workforce management during the COVID-19 pandemic
Statement on junior doctor rostering and workforce management during the COVID-19 pandemic BMA statement on the TCS (2016 Terms and conditions of service for NHS doctors and dentists in training in England) and junior doctor rostering during the response to the COVID-19 pandemic.   
Duty of candour law would not ensure safer care
Duty of candour law would not ensure safer care The proposed legislation in Northern Ireland would not solve the problem, when what we need is government investment and staff support
Government’s 3% ‘offer’ is nothing but another real-terms pay cut for consultants in England
Government’s 3% ‘offer’ is nothing but another real-terms pay cut for consultants in England This week’s pay announcement does little to claw back what we’ve lost, writes BMA consultants committee chair Vishal Sharma
Excluding junior doctors from the pay uplift is an extraordinary insult
Excluding junior doctors from the pay uplift is an extraordinary insult Far from recognising our sacrifices and contributions in the pandemic, the Government has chosen to penalise junior doctors, explains BMA junior doctors committee chair Sarah Hallett