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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Healthcare staff should be prioritised for fuel, says BMA.

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Main coverage

Tuesday 28 September

  • BBC Breakfast - Healthcare staff should be prioritised for fuel, says BMA

  • BBC The Papers - BMA quoted across broadcast news and front pages around fuel crisis

  • BMJ - Health secretary must confront the reality facing primary care, says BMA

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While the Government has said it is putting plans in place to alleviate the shortage of HGV drivers to transport fuel, the results of this won’t be immediate. Healthcare and essential workers must therefore be given priority access to fuel so they can continue their crucial work and guarantee care to patients.

Dr Chaand Nagpaul, BMA council chair

UK reach over past three days

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