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  • 'Why am I here?'

    Answering that question took a while for Philippa Whitford as she swapped the operating theatre for the theatrics of Westminster. The surgeon-turned-MP tells Tim Tonkin how – thanks to pressing issues such as privatisation and Brexit – she has found a role

    Date: 09 November 2018

  • Hostile treatment

    Fifteen years in the UK, committed to the NHS and valued by her hospital, Shashi Awai seems just the kind of immigrant the home secretary recently celebrated. Sadly, his own department has treated her very differently. Tim Tonkin reports

    Date: 09 November 2018

  • Junior doctor contract review survey launches

    Junior doctors are being urged to speak out on their workplace conditions ahead of a review of the terms of the 2016 contract.

    Date: 08 November 2018

  • Doctors celebrate medical research funding

    Doctors and researchers have gathered at BMA House to celebrate annual awards that have seen more than half a million pounds in medical research funding.

    Date: 08 November 2018

  • Pre-Budget plea for added funds

    Doctors have called on the chancellor to prioritise extra funding for the NHS in next week’s autumn Budget to secure patient care and ease growing pressures in the service.

    Date: 25 October 2018

  • BMA demands public vote on Brexit deal

    The BMA has warned that the NHS cannot afford ‘a Brexit at any cost’, during a demonstration demanding a public vote on the final exit deal.

    Date: 22 October 2018

  • 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