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An additional £8.8m will be allocated to GP services in Northern Ireland as part of the general medical services contract for 2018/19.
15 June 2018
Certain health services could become unsustainable in Northern Ireland following Brexit in the event of a return to hard borders, the BMA has warned.
15 March 2018
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.
08 February 2018
GPs in Northern Ireland have welcomed a funding increase as a ‘first step’ in dealing with the crisis in the specialty.
31 January 2018
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.
27 November 2017
The junior doctors committee in Northern Ireland has undertaken the task of completing an extensive survey of junior doctors in the area.
31 October 2017
More still needs to be done to improve the working lives of junior doctors, including addressing delays in receiving salaries and leave entitlements.
25 October 2017
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.
07 March 2017
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.
28 February 2017
General practice in Northern Ireland is ‘on the brink’ as the process for collecting undated resignation letters from GPs begins.
25 January 2017
GP leaders in Northern Ireland have renewed calls for the devolved Government to implement emergency measures to save general practice.
10 January 2017
More than 30,000 signatures have been added to a petition calling for ministers in Northern Ireland to tackle the crisis facing the country’s GPs.
12 October 2016