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  • GPs 'furious' with austerity

    A decade of excuses around GP funding must be ended and proper resources given to frontline doctors.

    Date: 09 March 2018

  • Emergency waiting times worst since records began

    Politicians can ‘no longer ignore the desperate situation’ in the NHS, doctors leaders have warned, after new figures for waiting times in emergency medicine departments were the worst since records began.

    Date: 09 March 2018

  • Funding to the fore

    February will be remembered as the most pressurised month in the entire 70-year history of the health service, according to NHS England chief executive Simon Stevens.

    Date: 08 March 2018

  • NHS lacks resources to transform care

    Health service transformation requires proper funding, engagement with frontline staff and legislative change, BMA council chair Chaand Nagpaul told the Parliamentary health select committee on Tuesday.

    Date: 01 March 2018

  • NHS crisis needs cross-party solution

    The Government must find more money for health and social care – and a cross-party Parliamentary commission should be set up to solve the ‘great generational challenge’ of NHS funding.

    Date: 28 February 2018

  • Greater consistency in training procedures welcome

    Plans to improve how doctors in training are assessed, appraised and receive feedback are a 'welcome development'.

    Date: 23 February 2018

  • BMA awaits verdict on juniors' breaks

    The BMA is supporting a test case for a junior doctor, who acts as a representative for 20 others, which will confirm whether the trust which employed them in their first years as doctors in training breached their contracts of employment when monitoring their ability to take breaks required throughout the working day.

    Date: 19 February 2018

  • A winter's tale

    We asked you to give first-hand accounts of the human toll of working in an NHS experiencing perhaps its worst winter crisis in living memory. More than 160 doctors responded. Peter Blackburn tells their story

    Date: 19 February 2018

  • Doctors demand comprehensive alcohol labelling

    The alcohol industry should be forced to list ingredients and nutritional information on products, doctors leaders across Europe have said.

    Date: 13 February 2018

  • NHS remains under 'unsustainable' pressure

    The NHS is still under extreme pressure, with the health secretary admitting the situation is ‘unsustainable’.

    Date: 12 February 2018

  • Juniors' training put at risk

    Junior doctors are missing vital training opportunities as stretched hospitals across the country are forced to cancel operations and procedures.

    Date: 08 February 2018

  • Ban on non-urgent operations lifted

    Frontline staff are still under unprecedented pressure, doctors leaders have warned, after NHS leaders announced non-urgent operations would resume.

    Date: 30 January 2018