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  • Reciprocal rights to healthcare costs loom

    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.

    Date: 19 October 2017

  • Suicides post out-of-area discharge soar

    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.

    Date: 13 October 2017

  • GP contract: going it alone

    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.

    Date: 13 October 2017

  • Doctors host widening participation in medicine event

    Pupils from schools across Northern Ireland have taken part in a special BMA event designed to encourage greater diversity in medicine.

    Date: 12 October 2017

  • Call for more detail on indemnity scheme

    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.

    Date: 12 October 2017

  • Government lifts seven-year pay cap

    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.

    Date: 11 October 2017

  • Praise for BMA Welsh council chair

    The former chair of BMA Welsh council has been praised by his successor at the association's Welsh triennial dinner.

    Date: 10 October 2017

  • SAS doctors secure own room

    Staff, associate specialist and specialty doctors at a Carmarthenshire hospital have secured their own dedicated room, with the help of BMA Cymru Wales.

    Date: 10 October 2017

  • Wish you well here

    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

    Date: 10 October 2017

  • Bed cuts leave NHS 'overwhelmed'

    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.

    Date: 05 October 2017

  • Where are they now?

    What kind of doctor did you want to be? And what did you become?

    Date: 05 October 2017

  • Move towards presumed consent organ donation

    An opt-out system for organ donation which could save ‘many lives’ has moved a step closer in England.

    Date: 04 October 2017