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  • Juniors to re-enter contract negotiations

    Junior doctors will have the final say on any changes proposed to their national terms and conditions agreed in an upcoming review of the imposed 2016 contract, BMA junior doctors committee chair Jeeves Wijesuriya has confirmed.

    Date: 23 May 2018

  • Capita's 'scandalous' risks unravel

    ‘Misjudged’, ‘high risk’, ‘deeply unsatisfactory’ and ‘failure to deliver’.

    Date: 17 May 2018

  • Visa cap blocks thousands of medical applications

    More than 1,500 medical applications for Tier 2 visas were turned down owing to the annual cap, according to new Home office figures.

    Date: 16 May 2018

  • Visa cap harms patients

    Patient care is being directly harmed by the Government’s cap on visas issued to overseas doctors, a debate in Lords has heard.

    Date: 11 May 2018

  • Government narrows down patient data agreement

    The Government has conceded in rolling back an agreement allowing patient data to be shared with immigration enforcement services, following concerted opposition from the BMA and others.

    Date: 10 May 2018

  • Visa cap restricts hiring of doctors

    Government rules capping the number of visas issued to overseas doctors is hampering the NHS’s ability to recruit staff, the BMA has warned.

    Date: 09 May 2018

  • Your chance to reshape the NHS

    Doctors have the opportunity to reshape the health service and the BMA, as part of a long-term project being championed by the association’s council chair.

    Date: 09 May 2018

  • Tier 2 visa puts doctor's life on hold

    A doctor denied the chance to work in a specialty with serious recruitment issues by the Government’s ‘arbitrary’ visa system has said her life has been put on hold, while her potential employer has spelled out the impact on patient care.

    Date: 08 May 2018

  • BMA council chair leads campaign to improve the NHS

    The BMA has launched an ambitious project aimed at helping to shape the NHS of the future – and rescuing the service from its ‘perilous state’.

    Date: 03 May 2018

  • Rotas reinstated

    The BMA has intervened to restore junior doctors’ rotation choices, after nearly 200 foundation doctors in London learned they were set to lose their preferences.

    Date: 27 April 2018

  • NHS unprepared for cyber attack

    The health service remains unprepared in the event of another cyber attack on NHS IT systems, a Parliamentary report has warned.

    Date: 25 April 2018

  • Lords back workers' rights case

    Efforts to protect working-time regulations following Brexit, as called for by the BMA, have been supported in Lords.

    Date: 25 April 2018