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  • Far from home, far from hope

    A BMA investigation has found large rises in the number of adult mental health patients sent to out-of-area beds. Keith Cooper examines the impact on patients, their families and the doctors who care for them

    Date: 27 June 2017

  • Demand to improve access to wheelchairs

    Doctors are to press for improved access to wheelchairs in the NHS after reports of six-month delays and families forced to buy them through crowdfunding websites.

    Date: 26 June 2017

  • Government dodges 'services at breaking point'

    The prime minister has ‘ducked’ the big issues facing the NHS in the roll call of legislation, revealed in the Queen’s Speech today.

    Date: 21 June 2017

  • More than half of GPs suffer from stress finds BMA survey

    More than half of salaried and locum GPs suffer from stress as a result of their work.

    Date: 21 June 2017

  • Cautious welcome for flexible training

    Junior doctors have cautiously welcomed a GMC shake-up of postgraduate training but raised concerns about its bid to allow recruitment planning to influence the curriculum.

    Date: 31 May 2017

  • Locum tax-rule change 'not accurate'

    Doctors have lauded NHS Improvement’s decision to drop its ‘unworkable blanket’ advice on tax rule changes, which threatened to penalise locums in general practice and hospitals.

    Date: 31 May 2017

  • Help portray lives of junior medical academics

    Academic trainees are being urged to help improve the roll out of the junior doctors’ contract by giving details of their day-to-day work.

    Date: 23 May 2017

  • Praise for response to Manchester terrorist attack

    Doctors have sent their deepest sympathies to families affected by the terrorist bombing in Manchester and praised the rapid response of the NHS and emergency services.

    Date: 23 May 2017

  • Standardised tobacco packaging comes into force

    Doctors have lauded a ‘significant step forward’ in tobacco control as new rules enforcing plain packets for cigarettes were due to come into force this weekend

    Date: 19 May 2017

  • Public health doctors condemn cuts

    Public health doctors have overwhelmingly condemned severe funding cuts to public health services.

    Date: 18 May 2017

  • Support for nurses’ action over pay restraint

    Doctors have backed calls by their nursing colleagues to scrap the pay cap imposed on the NHS by the Government after RCN members voted overwhelmingly for industrial action.

    Date: 15 May 2017

  • Bed crisis a threat to patient safety

    A decade-long drop in overnight hospital beds has created a ‘mismatch’ between supply and demand in the NHS.

    Date: 23 February 2017

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