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  • 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

  • Going it alone – the Scottish GP contract one year on

    The first Scotland-only GP contract came into force a year ago. SGPC chair Andrew Buist tells Jennifer Trueland how implementation is going

    Date: 27 March 2019

  • Lack of resources aggravates risks of hospital infections

    Doctors leaders have warned that a lack of expertise and resources in infection control is putting patients in Scottish hospitals at risk.

    Date: 18 March 2019

  • Figures fail to reveal extent of vacancies

    The BMA has warned that official figures are masking the true extent of gaps in the consultant workforce in Scotland by failing to record all vacancies.

    Date: 06 March 2019

  • Survey to ‘spark debate’ on primary care in Scotland

    Doctors leaders have welcomed a cross-party inquiry into the future of primary care in Scotland, saying it is an opportunity to make sure the new GP contract delivers for practices and patients.

    Date: 01 March 2019

  • Risk of GPs owning premises reduced

    GPs in Scotland have welcomed additional investment of £20m to reduce the financial risk of owning premises – and make becoming a GP partner more attractive.

    Date: 14 February 2019

  • Demand to stamp out bullying

    The leader of Scotland’s doctors has called for urgent action to stamp out bullying and harassment in the health service.

    Date: 27 December 2018

  • 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