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A complaint brought a thriving GP practice to the brink of collapse – not because of what it uncovered, but the way NHS England handled it. One of the GPs tells Neil Hallows how he endured 14 months of aggression and suspicion, and asks how many others may be facing the same treatment
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The surgeon who gave up a 'useful job' to become an MP, on finding a role in Westminster.
A complaint brought a thriving GP practice to the brink of collapse – not because of what it uncovered, but the way NHS England handled it.
12 November 2018
Action to reduce the risk associated with being a GP partner in Scotland and to improve recruitment and retention has taken a significant step forward.
A lack of clarity over Brexit negotiations and the constant uncertainty surrounding a potential deal between the UK and the EU is harming NHS Wales’ ability to plan effectively, BMA Cymru Wales has warned.
An increase in the number of people waiting for outpatient appointments in Wales is not good enough, BMA Cymru Wales has said.
In May I was delighted to welcome colleagues from a wide range of different backgrounds to the BMA, for a symposium to discuss the urgent threat of antimicrobial resistance, and the actions required to safeguard the effectiveness of these drugs – on which much of modern medicine depends.
Two little boys – early primary-school age – have been playing an unsuitable game. Unfortunately, it was a really very unsuitable game and one of them has ended up with a minor injury to his foreskin.
Today we mark Equal Pay Day, the day that women stop earning in the year, relative to men. This is not just about a gap in pay, though national data estimates that on average female hospital doctors earn at least 18 per cent less per hour than men.
The impact of poor access to mental healthcare during pregnancy.
Nikki Mattocks has struggled with her mental health her whole life, owing to experiences such as bullying, trauma and abuse. Read her story here.
Quietly, the NHS is being reorganised by health leaders but the pace of change is being forced by frontline services buckling under pressure of increased demand and diminishing resources.
Dr Meng Aw-Yong explores the impact of a GMC investigation and where doctors can turn for support.
How volunteering in the UK and abroad benefits doctors and the countries that host them.
Follow these medical students and their elective journeys in Malta, Australia, New Zealand, the Himalayan region of India, and at home in the UK.
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13 November 2018
BMA responds to Nuffield Trust projection that no-deal Brexit will cost NHS £2.3bn a year
10 November 2018
Dr Charlotte Jones final speech as chair of GPC Wales to the Welsh Conference of Local Medical Committees
09 November 2018
Dr John Chisholm, BMA medical ethics committee chair, said: "Doctors provide an essential service and must be allowed to exercise their right to work."
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