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The NHS could face costs of £500m a year following Brexit, unless agreement is reached on maintaining reciprocal rights to healthcare, a report has warned.
19 October 2017
Doctors have renewed calls for fully funded mental health services after research found more than 200 suicides of patients took place shortly after they left placements away from their home areas.
13 October 2017
GPs from across Scotland will meet at a special conference soon to discuss a historic move: whether to adopt the first ever Scottish-only GP contract.
Pupils from schools across Northern Ireland have taken part in a special BMA event designed to encourage greater diversity in medicine.
12 October 2017
Doctors have welcomed further government steps towards easing the crisis in GP recruitment and indemnity costs, including £20,000 ‘golden hellos’ to lure trainees into short-staffed areas.
The seven-year cap on NHS staff pay – which doctors leaders have accused of having a serious impact on recruitment and morale – has been lifted by the Government.
11 October 2017
The former chair of BMA Welsh council has been praised by his successor at the association's Welsh triennial dinner.
10 October 2017
Staff, associate specialist and specialty doctors at a Carmarthenshire hospital have secured their own dedicated room, with the help of BMA Cymru Wales.
The outlook in deprived areas such as Tower Hamlets has never been healthy. However, a scheme that aims to alter the way care is delivered may disrupt the cycle of despair. Peter Blackburn reports
NHS hospital beds have been cut by more than half in the past 30 years – leaving the health service ‘overwhelmed’ and hospitals across the country at breaking point.
05 October 2017
What kind of doctor did you want to be? And what did you become?
An opt-out system for organ donation which could save ‘many lives’ has moved a step closer in England.
04 October 2017