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The BMA has welcomed measures to improve the working lives of junior doctors in Scotland, saying they will also help patient safety.
13 July 2018
The BMA in Scotland has said it looks forward to working constructively with the newly appointed cabinet secretary for health and sport.
27 June 2018
A doctor who pioneered a life-saving treatment for stroke has taken a top prize in the NHS Windrush 70 awards.
15 June 2018
Doctors leaders in Scotland have called for bold, concrete and concerted action to improve public health.
The BMA has warned that substantive action will be needed to meet tough new childhood obesity targets in Scotland.
16 May 2018
Doctors in Scotland have hailed the end of the ‘long road’ to MUP (minimum unit pricing) for alcohol as the policy finally takes effect.
04 May 2018
It’s early afternoon in a surprisingly sunny Glasgow and first-year medical student Salma Khatun was almost fizzing with excitement.
26 April 2018
Almost 10 years since co-founding Medics Against Violence, Christine Goodall still gets a buzz from school visits.
20 April 2018
It was attending a medical students conference in London that really convinced Lewis Hughes that getting involved with the BMA was the way to make a real difference.
04 April 2018
Scotland’s GPs have taken an historic step towards ensuring a sustainable future for general practice, BMA Scottish GPs committee chair Alan McDevitt has said.
03 April 2018
Junior doctors in Scotland are to benefit from increased protection if they raise concerns about patient care, following campaigning from the BMA.
08 March 2018
The BMA has called for the minimum unit price for alcohol in Scotland to be kept under review to ensure the flagship policy is effective.
01 March 2018