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  • Health inequality gap persists

    Doctors leaders in Scotland have warned there is still a ‘massive distance to travel’ to make real inroads into cutting the health inequality gap.

    Date: 14 December 2018

  • Health funding pledge ‘not enough’, warns BMA

    The BMA has warned that additional cash promised to the Scottish health service will not be enough to deal with current and future pressures.

    Date: 13 December 2018

  • Target driven, fearful and under pressure – a snapshot of working in the NHS

    A survey of BMA members in Scotland reveals a medical profession that is under pressure, fearful of making errors, and one that believes that finance and targets are given more priority than patient care.

    Date: 28 November 2018

  • Integration needs greater collaboration

    Doctors leaders have warned that there needs to be more realism and openness on the scale of the challenge of achieving health and care integration in Scotland.

    Date: 15 November 2018

  • Practice sustainability loans process opens

    Action to reduce the risk associated with being a GP partner in Scotland and to improve recruitment and retention has taken a significant step forward.

    Date: 12 November 2018

  • Progress made on widening access to medical education

    The BMA has welcomed progress in widening access to medical school but has warned that more needs to be done.

    Date: 05 November 2018

  • Call to bolster recovery from alcoholism

    Campaigners in Scotland have called for more ‘professional optimism’ to recognise that people with alcohol problems can recover, and to support them in that process.

    Date: 26 October 2018

  • 'Decisive action' needed to get NHS on sustainable footing

    The BMA has called for urgent action to put the NHS in Scotland on a sustainable footing after a highly critical report from watchdogs.

    Date: 25 October 2018

  • You take the high road


    A great place for a holiday... but a career too? Despite their beauty, the most rural areas of Scotland have struggled to attract enough doctors. Jennifer Trueland finds out how this might be changing

    Date: 17 October 2018

  • Flu jab shortage threat to vulnerable patients

    The leader of Scotland’s doctors has warned that issues with securing a supply of a new and more effective flu vaccine would potentially put vulnerable patients at risk and add to pressures on health services this winter.

    Date: 01 October 2018

  • New blood pledge to fight for the profession

    Four new leaders in the BMA in Scotland have pledged to fight for the profession at a crucial time for doctors and the NHS.

    Date: 21 September 2018

  • Turning anger into purpose

    ‘We’re at a tipping point in primary and secondary care,’ says new BMA Scotland chair Lewis Morrison, and his priority is the crisis in recruitment and retention.

    Date: 07 September 2018