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  • Reciprocal rights to healthcare costs loom

    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.

    Date: 19 October 2017

  • Doctors host widening participation in medicine event

    Pupils from schools across Northern Ireland have taken part in a special BMA event designed to encourage greater diversity in medicine.

    Date: 12 October 2017

  • Government lifts seven-year pay cap

    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.

    Date: 11 October 2017

  • Health secretary 'offered no solutions' to NHS problems

    Jeremy Hunt has failed to offer practical and immediate solutions, despite acknowledging the pressures faced by the NHS, the BMA has warned.

    Date: 04 October 2017

  • Indemnity funding is recognition of stress

    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’.

    Date: 04 October 2017

  • Government 'struggling to cope' with effects of Brexit

    The Government is failing to address the issues posed by Brexit to healthcare, a report warns.

    Date: 04 October 2017

  • SAS doctors negotiate additional two days of leave

    SAS doctors at a trust in Kent are celebrating an agreement to increase staff leave, following more than two years of negotiations.

    Date: 28 September 2017

  • Move to review GP referrals to reduce hospital numbers

    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.

    Date: 08 September 2017

  • Call to debate funding

    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.

    Date: 07 September 2017

  • Pay complaints soar

    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.

    Date: 07 September 2017

  • Ripping up recognition?

    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.

    Date: 01 September 2017

  • Steps to reduce child obesity are not enough, warns BMA

    Considerable progress is still needed if the ticking time bomb of childhood obesity is to be tackled successfully, the BMA has warned.

    Date: 22 August 2017