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  • Recovery period for juniors welcome

    The BMA has welcomed measures to improve the working lives of junior doctors in Scotland, saying they will also help patient safety.

    Date: 13 July 2018

  • Plan to work 'constructively' with health secretary

    The BMA in Scotland has said it looks forward to working constructively with the newly appointed cabinet secretary for health and sport.

    Date: 27 June 2018

  • Stroke pioneer wins Windrush award

    A doctor who pioneered a life-saving treatment for stroke has taken a top prize in the NHS Windrush 70 awards.

    Date: 15 June 2018

  • Call to bolster public health drive

    Doctors leaders in Scotland have called for bold, concrete and concerted action to improve public health.

    Date: 15 June 2018

  • Plan to halve child obesity

    The BMA has warned that substantive action will be needed to meet tough new childhood obesity targets in Scotland.

    Date: 16 May 2018

  • Last orders called on cheap alcohol

    Doctors in Scotland have hailed the end of the ‘long road’ to MUP (minimum unit pricing) for alcohol as the policy finally takes effect.

    Date: 04 May 2018

  • 'Jobbing doctors' unite

    It’s early afternoon in a surprisingly sunny Glasgow and first-year medical student Salma Khatun was almost fizzing with excitement.

    Date: 26 April 2018

  • 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