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Considerable progress is still needed if the ticking time bomb of childhood obesity is to be tackled successfully, the BMA has warned.
22 August 2017
The new chair and deputy chair of the BMA’s Welsh council have been announced.
Doctors’ leaders in Scotland have warned that workforce shortages are putting children’s health services under strain, and are calling for action to improve recruitment and retention.
21 August 2017
BMA Cymru Wales has called for clarification on the process of advertising GP training places after it was claimed that advertised posts ‘disappeared’.
18 August 2017
A portrait of a doctor who was the first recipient of the BMA’s gold medal for distinguished merit has been donated to the National Museum Wales.
Doctors in Scotland have called for extra resources and staff for mental health services after research found over a thousand patients have been sent out of area for care.
BMA Cymru Wales joined forces with Cardiff University at the National Eisteddfod to inspire more young people to take up a career in medicine.
Belfast consultant Sara Hedderwick has been elected as the BMA’s new deputy council chair.
15 August 2017
Ministers have been urged to rethink NHS funding and staffing after a fresh set of official figures showed several service targets are still being missed.
Patient safety remains the prime consideration in proposed changes to doctors’ training, the BMA has said, following publication of the latest Shape of Training report.
11 August 2017
The BMA in Scotland has warned that the NHS too often takes a ‘top-down’ approach to risk management, with decisions ‘foisted’ on the medical workforce without proper consultation or consideration of the impact.
The Government has been accused of ‘smoke and mirrors’ after changing the definition of out-of-area beds for vulnerable children with mental health problems.
10 August 2017
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