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  • Recovery period for juniors welcome

    The BMA has welcomed measures to improve the working lives of junior doctors in Scotland, saying they will also help patient safety.

    Date: 13 July 2018

  • British doctors lift medical world cup

    It’s coming home … at least for the British doctors who have triumphed in this year’s World Medical Football Cup.

    Date: 12 July 2018

  • Call to stamp out inequality

    The Government, regulators, employers and doctors must commit themselves to finding ways of tackling racial inequality in the health service, a BMA conference has heard.

    Date: 12 July 2018

  • Learning from tragedy

    In the second part of a two-part series, BMA medical ethics committee chair John Chisholm recounts a visit to the site of the Srebrenica massacre and meets those trying to lay a horrific past to rest

    Date: 12 July 2018

  • One third of juniors exhausted, says GMC

    Workplace pressures in the NHS mean that a third of junior doctors report feeling exhausted before they even start a shift, the GMC has found.

    Date: 11 July 2018

  • Take a stand for your colleagues

    Doctors can put themselves forward to represent their colleagues, as BMA committee elections get under way.

    Date: 11 July 2018

  • Call for health secretary to work with doctors

    The BMA has urged the health and social care secretary to work with doctors to find solutions to the challenges the NHS faces.

    Date: 10 July 2018

  • BMA to host NHS staff inclusivity event

    Breaking down the barriers facing BME (black and minority ethnic) doctors will be the focus of an ambitious BMA event on widening participation.

    Date: 10 July 2018

  • Call to protect recognition of doctors’ qualifications in Brexit deal

    Failure to protect recognition of professional qualifications following Brexit could seriously damage the quantity and quality of NHS care, the BMA has warned.

    Date: 06 July 2018

  • Interactive art installation celebrates the NHS at 70

    An art installation showing the ways and lengths to which the NHS cares for patients has been put on display at BMA House.

    Date: 05 July 2018

  • The 106-year-old doctor

    Bill Frankland thinks there were eight times when he might have died – not including the time he told Saddam Hussein to stop smoking. He looks back over a career spanning the history of the ‘simply marvellous’ NHS.

    Date: 05 July 2018

  • NHS prepares for 'no-deal' Brexit outcome

    The health service is now preparing itself for a ‘no-deal’ scenario on Brexit, according to NHS England chief executive Simon Stevens.

    Date: 04 July 2018