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  • Long waiting times down to lack of doctors

    'Disappointing' waiting times for Welsh patients are because of a lack of doctors, the chair of BMA Welsh council has said.

    Date: 20 April 2018

  • Doctors sharpen focus on knife crime

    Almost 10 years since co-founding Medics Against Violence, Christine Goodall still gets a buzz from school visits.

    Date: 20 April 2018

  • Medical students cast your vote

    Medical students are being encouraged to get online to cast their votes, with this year’s medical students committee election now under way.

    Date: 20 April 2018

  • Medical students must 'build a better future'

    Medical students are a ‘key voice at the table’ where crucial NHS decisions are being made – and will continue to fight for improved training conditions and a better future workplace.

    Date: 20 April 2018

  • BMA to appeal break monitoring decision

    The BMA is to appeal a high court decision that Derby Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has not breached the contracts of junior doctors through the incorrect application of monitoring and banding rules.

    Date: 19 April 2018

  • Consultants and SAS doctors set for pay rises

    Doctors in Guernsey and Jersey are set to benefit from deals securing significant pay rises, following BMA support.

    Date: 19 April 2018

  • Four-hour target slips further away

    Fewer than 85 per cent of patients were seen within four hours at emergency departments in England last month, a record low.

    Date: 19 April 2018

  • SAS doctors unaware of charter

    More needs to be done to highlight the BMA’s workplace charters for SAS doctors, after a survey revealed limited awareness among members of the grade.

    Date: 18 April 2018

  • Pressure builds to keep patient data confidential

    NHS Digital has come under further pressure to stop sharing patients’ addresses with immigration officers from a Parliamentary committee and its own polling that shows most people think they should be confidential.

    Date: 18 April 2018

  • Solitary confinement ban urged for children

    Solitary confinement should be banned for children who are locked up in the UK, doctors have urged in a statement and guidance to improve care for those segregated by prison officers.

    Date: 18 April 2018

  • Home Office drops GP deportation appeal

    The trainee GP threatened with deportation has called for the Home Office to rethink its handling of visa applications for doctors after being told the case against him was being withdrawn.

    Date: 17 April 2018

  • SAS doctors continue to suffer from bullying

    BMA staff, associate specialist and specialty doctors committee chair Amit Kochhar answers your questions

    Date: 16 April 2018