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1 - 12 of 185 results for: Jennifer Trueland
  • BMA lays out its vision for secondary care

    The leader of Scotland’s consultants has called for urgent action to put the nation’s hospitals on a sustainable future.

    Date: 09 August 2019

  • Pensions: paying to work

    The NHS pensions crisis continues to affect doctors and health services across the UK, leading to rising waiting lists and hefty – unexpected – tax bills for individuals.

    Date: 06 August 2019

  • Healthcare pressures mount in Northern Ireland’s political vacuum

    A lack of politicians might seem superficially attractive, but while the Northern Ireland Assembly lies dormant, the pressure on doctors is rising.

    Date: 08 July 2019

  • Minimum unit pricing reduces sale of alcohol

    Alcohol sales in Scotland fell to a 25-year low in 2018, the year that minimum unit pricing was finally implemented.

    Date: 19 June 2019

  • Pensions' tax devastating the profession, finds survey

    Punitive changes to pension arrangements are having a devastating effect on doctors and health services, a BMA Scotland survey reveals.

    Date: 18 June 2019

  • The pensions paradox: would you pay to work?

    Punitive tax bills are forcing doctors to reduce their hours or retire early, even though they want to work and the health service desperately needs them.

    Date: 14 June 2019

  • Approval for opt-out organ donation

    Doctors leaders have applauded the Scottish Parliament for backing a change in the law around organ donation, saying it will ‘save precious lives’.

    Date: 12 June 2019

  • Consultant vacancies continue to rise

    The BMA in Scotland has warned that the Scottish Government must ‘get real’ about the scale of consultant vacancies.

    Date: 06 June 2019

  • Precedent sept


    Seven women’s efforts to overcome the sexism they encountered while studying medicine did not end as they had hoped – but they did clear the way for others to fulfil their own ambitions. Jennifer Trueland reports on their long-awaited recognition

    Date: 16 May 2019

  • Doctors intimidated at NHS Highland, finds review

    The leader of the BMA in Scotland has unequivocally condemned bullying in the health service following a devastating report into events at a Scottish health board.

    Date: 10 May 2019

  • Safe-staffing legislation not enough

    The BMA in Scotland has warned that legislation to ensure safe staffing levels will not be enough to solve the workforce crisis.

    Date: 03 May 2019

  • MUP will 'not change problem with alcohol overnight'

    The leader of the BMA in Scotland has warned that it will take time before the effect of legislation on alcohol pricing shapes the nation’s health.

    Date: 01 May 2019