BMA in the news

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A selection of our most current media coverage, highlighting the BMA's work protecting doctors. 

Location: UK
Published: Thursday 16 September 2021
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BMA and local GPs testify to the reality of pressures on general practice.

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Main coverage

Friday 24 September

  • ITV West Country - BMA and local GPs testify to the reality of pressures on general practice
  • Pulse - Declaration of earnings singles out GPs and breaches agreement, says BMA
  • BMA blogs - BMA’s Dr Kitty Mohan calls for UK to do more for vaccine equity

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The narrative that GPs are refusing to see patients face-to-face is as dangerous, as it is inaccurate, and that is why it is so disappointing to see, most recently, your public support for the Daily Mail’s campaign and repeated comments elsewhere. The reality, as you must know, is that with the constraints of the size of GP practice premises, there are limits on how many people can safely be present in a waiting room while adhering to appropriate infection control measures.

Dr Chaand Nagpaul, BMA chair of council

UK reach over past three days

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