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  • A stepping stone becomes a home

    With the goal of joining his family in the USA and Canada, a young Iraqi medical graduate left his turbulent home country behind and headed west – except he discovered an island en route that he found he favoured more than anywhere. In the second part of our series celebrating the contribution of doctors who have come to the NHS from overseas, Tim Tonkin talks to Glasgow consultant Mohammed Al Haddad

    Date: 15 October 2018

  • Government fails to budge on consultants' pay

    Consultants have expressed their bitter disappointment at the Government’s refusal to improve its ‘demoralising’ and ‘derisory’ pay settlement for consultants in England.

    Date: 11 October 2018

  • BMA surveys doctors' mental health

    The BMA has launched a UK-wide survey into doctors and medical students’ mental health in an effort to improve the support available to NHS staff.

    Date: 10 October 2018

  • To be fair

    Dinesh Bhugra’s year as BMA president will see a strong focus on fairness and equality – both in health outcomes and how NHS staff are treated. Tim Tonkin reports

    Date: 10 October 2018

  • Prior concerns with NHS England nomination

    The BMA has warned MPs of its concerns with plans to appoint former Conservative minister Lord Prior as chair of NHS England.

    Date: 09 October 2018

  • 'Invaluable' overseas doctor faces deportation

    An overseas doctor working in the NHS has spoken of her desperation at a bid by the Government to have her removed from the UK.

    Date: 08 October 2018

  • Government has undermined the DDRB, says the BMA

    The Government has repeatedly undermined the independent pay review body, amid years of below-inflation pay rises, the BMA has warned.

    Date: 05 October 2018

  • Call to uphold recognition of medical qualifications

    Doctors from across Europe have backed calls to the EU’s lead negotiator on Brexit to ensure that medical qualifications continue to be recognised following the UK’s exit.

    Date: 02 October 2018

  • Work-life balance of the highest importance, finds the BMA

    Having a healthy work-life balance is the most valued aspect of working in medicine, according to a survey commissioned by the BMA.

    Date: 02 October 2018

  • Call to reform pay-review process

    The BMA has called for fundamental reform of the pay-review process for doctors and dentists

    Date: 27 September 2018

  • Wake-up call

    Doctors who are constantly tired risk their own health and that of their patients. The BMA is pressuring employers to address the causes of sleep deprivation. Tim Tonkin reports

    Date: 24 September 2018

  • Brexit: give the people the last word

    The public must be given the final say on the Brexit deal for the sake of patients and the NHS, the BMA has said.

    Date: 20 September 2018