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  • Doctors sharpen focus on knife crime

    Almost 10 years since co-founding Medics Against Violence, Christine Goodall still gets a buzz from school visits.

    Date: 20 April 2018

  • Solidarity brings solutions

    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.

    Date: 04 April 2018

  • Scotland-only GP contract takes effect

    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.

    Date: 03 April 2018

  • Whistleblowers gain further protection

    Junior doctors in Scotland are to benefit from increased protection if they raise concerns about patient care, following campaigning from the BMA.

    Date: 08 March 2018

  • Call to monitor minimum unit pricing

    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.

    Date: 01 March 2018

  • Doctors stress importance of duty of candour

    The most senior doctors in the Scottish Government have made it clear that all healthcare staff should be able to reflect safely and openly when things go wrong.

    Date: 07 February 2018

  • Scotland opts for its own annual doctors' conference

    Experts in medical ethics, end-of-life care and health inequalities will be among those speaking at BMA Scotland’s first national conference.

    Date: 06 February 2018

  • Scotland proceeds with separate GP contract

    The first Scotland-only GP contract has won strong backing from the profession and will now be implemented.

    Date: 18 January 2018

  • Workforce stuck in 'vicious circle'

    The leader of Scotland’s doctors has warned that the system is being stretched beyond its means by a ‘vicious circle’ of funding challenges, demographic change and multiple targets.

    Date: 17 January 2018

  • ‘Shameful’ health inequalities persist

    The BMA in Scotland has called for urgent action on health inequalities, saying that the current gap ‘shames us’ as a society.

    Date: 20 December 2017

  • Your GP contract questions answered

    GPs in Scotland have the opportunity to quiz BMA Scottish GPs committee chair Alan McDevitt on the implications of the proposed new Scotland-only GP contract.

    Date: 15 December 2017

  • Doctors in line for a pay cut

    The BMA has warned that the Scottish Government’s proposed public sector pay policy would mean many NHS doctors facing another real-terms pay cut.

    Date: 15 December 2017