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  • BMA hero scoops NHS award

    The first female professor of surgery, who was told at school ‘you will never learn to sew’, has been recognised with the Aneurin Bevan Lifetime Achievement award.

    Date: 15 May 2018

  • Out of disorder

    What happens when mental health services are properly resourced? Keith Cooper visits a service which provides a strong case for more consistent investment nationwide

    Date: 15 May 2018

  • Call for doctors to match airline industry culture

    Efforts to improve safety in the NHS requires a major cultural change which recognises the fallibility of staff working under immense and escalating pressure.

    Date: 11 May 2018

  • Call for solitary confinement ban prompts inquiry

    A Parliamentary committee has launched an investigation into the use of solitary confinement and restraint of young people, following a demand from doctors for the practice to be banned.

    Date: 11 May 2018

  • Juniors beat attempt to cut their pay

    Junior doctors have defended their protected pay banding after a year-long struggle.

    Date: 10 May 2018

  • BMA steps in to prevent erasure from Medical Register

    The court of appeal has granted the BMA permission to intervene in Hadiza Bawa-Garba’s legal bid to overturn her erasure from the Medical Register.

    Date: 09 May 2018

  • Trusts run CEA application rounds

    Hospital trusts have begun running rounds to allow consultants to apply for locally allotted CEAs (clinical excellence awards).

    Date: 04 May 2018

  • GMC hires academics to tackle inequality and discrimination

    Doctors have welcomed the appointment of the academic who found ‘snowy white peaks’ of discrimination in the NHS, to help head a major GMC review into fitness-to-practise referrals.

    Date: 26 April 2018

  • Solitary confinement carries 'serious risks'

    When a boy, aged 15, now known as ‘AB’, called an advice line run by the Howard League for Penal Reform, the adviser who answered could tell he was miserable and fed up.

    Date: 25 April 2018

  • Pressure builds to keep patient data confidential

    NHS Digital has come under further pressure to stop sharing patients’ addresses with immigration officers from a Parliamentary committee and its own polling that shows most people think they should be confidential.

    Date: 18 April 2018

  • Solitary confinement ban urged for children

    Solitary confinement should be banned for children who are locked up in the UK, doctors have urged in a statement and guidance to improve care for those segregated by prison officers.

    Date: 18 April 2018

  • Home Office drops GP deportation appeal

    The trainee GP threatened with deportation has called for the Home Office to rethink its handling of visa applications for doctors after being told the case against him was being withdrawn.

    Date: 17 April 2018