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  • 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

  • Recruitment remedy 'not credible'

    The BMA has dismissed the Scottish Government’s approach to filling consultant vacancies as ‘simply not credible’ as the number of long-term vacancies continues to rise.

    Date: 06 September 2018

  • Former football star sets goals for GPs

    It’s not every GP who has experienced the giddy joy of parading on the top deck of a bus while being cheered on by crowds of excited citizens.

    Date: 31 August 2018

  • Pay award 'disappointing'

    The BMA has warned that a pay award for doctors in Scotland will do little to tackle serious issues of recruitment and retention.

    Date: 31 August 2018

  • Pledge to project the voice of doctors

    The newly elected chair of the BMA in Scotland has pledged to ensure that the voice of the profession is heard at a time of ‘unprecedented pressure’.

    Date: 24 August 2018

  • Call to diverge on pay

    The BMA has called on the Scottish Government to show how much they value doctors by taking a different course to the UK Government on pay.

    Date: 24 July 2018

  • 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