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  • Promise to 'fight the corner of junior doctors'

    Stephen McAleer has been elected chair of the BMA Northern Ireland junior doctors committee.

    Date: 19 September 2018

  • Single, lead employer schedule set

    A timetable to bring in a single, lead employer for junior doctors working in Northern Ireland by August 2019 has been announced after years of lobbying by BMA Northern Ireland junior doctors committee.

    Date: 14 August 2018

  • GP funds boost welcome

    An additional £8.8m will be allocated to GP services in Northern Ireland as part of the general medical services contract for 2018/19.

    Date: 15 June 2018

  • Hard border threat to healthcare

    Certain health services could become unsustainable in Northern Ireland following Brexit in the event of a return to hard borders, the BMA has warned.

    Date: 15 March 2018

  • Image services plan makes no reference to Brexit effect

    A draft plan aimed at reconfiguring the delivery of imaging services in Northern Ireland has been criticised for making no reference to the impact Brexit could have on cross-border health services or EEA (European Economic Area) doctors based in the country.

    Date: 08 February 2018

  • Overdue GP investment welcome

    GPs in Northern Ireland have welcomed a funding increase as a ‘first step’ in dealing with the crisis in the specialty.

    Date: 31 January 2018

  • Call for women to influence medical workforce

    Female doctors in Northern Ireland need to make their voices heard if they are to overcome long-standing barriers to career progression, a special BMA event has heard.

    Date: 27 November 2017

  • Help tackle challenges facing junior doctors

    The junior doctors committee in Northern Ireland has undertaken the task of completing an extensive survey of junior doctors in the area.

    Date: 31 October 2017

  • Call to improve juniors' working lives

    More still needs to be done to improve the working lives of junior doctors, including addressing delays in receiving salaries and leave entitlements.

    Date: 25 October 2017

  • GPs stand firm on resignation policy

    Northern Ireland GPs have remained unwavering in their backing of a plan to submit undated resignations as the only way of saving the country’s GP services.

    Date: 07 March 2017

  • Recognition for medical students' leadership skills

    Two final year medical students from Queen’s University Belfast have been recognised by BMA Northern Ireland for demonstrating leadership qualities and having a positive effect on their fellow students at an awards ceremony in Northern Ireland this week.

    Date: 28 February 2017

  • GP resignation letters collection begins

    General practice in Northern Ireland is ‘on the brink’ as the process for collecting undated resignation letters from GPs begins.

    Date: 25 January 2017


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