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The NHS could face costs of £500m a year following Brexit, unless agreement is reached on maintaining reciprocal rights to healthcare, a report has warned.
19 October 2017
Pupils from schools across Northern Ireland have taken part in a special BMA event designed to encourage greater diversity in medicine.
12 October 2017
The seven-year cap on NHS staff pay – which doctors leaders have accused of having a serious impact on recruitment and morale – has been lifted by the Government.
11 October 2017
Jeremy Hunt has failed to offer practical and immediate solutions, despite acknowledging the pressures faced by the NHS, the BMA has warned.
04 October 2017
New funding announced for out-of-hours indemnity costs is recognition of the pressures GPs will be under during the winter – and will give doctors ‘some short-term confidence’.
The Government is failing to address the issues posed by Brexit to healthcare, a report warns.
SAS doctors at a trust in Kent are celebrating an agreement to increase staff leave, following more than two years of negotiations.
28 September 2017
GPs’ referral decisions could be required to undergo a peer review process before they can send patients to hospital, under a new NHS England scheme.
08 September 2017
An honest debate about the disparity in NHS funding and resourcing and what services can realistically be provided is needed, the findings of a BMA-commissioned study suggest.
07 September 2017
Junior doctors across England have reported being hit by problems and shortfalls in pay, as trusts around the country begin adjusting to the 2016 contract.
The UK faces losing staff from already under-resourced specialties once it leaves the EU, which threatens the country’s ability to care for its sick.
01 September 2017
Considerable progress is still needed if the ticking time bomb of childhood obesity is to be tackled successfully, the BMA has warned.
22 August 2017