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1 - 12 of 421 results for: Tim Tonkin
  • Under covered – the ambiguity of medical insurance policies

    A lack of clarity in medical insurance policies can affect the quality and standard of care. In response, the BMA has produced guidance to help patients pick a plan. Tim Tonkin reports

    Date: 12 November 2019

  • Senior doctor speaks out about racial abuse

    Politicians must no longer pay lip service to tackling racial discrimination in the NHS, a senior doctor has warned, after speaking out about his experiences.

    Date: 07 November 2019

  • Doctors' advocate

    An incoming deputy medical director plans to feed back grassroots' concerns from doctors working on the ground under vast pressure. Tim Tonkin reports

    Date: 29 October 2019

  • Stress undermining retention, says GMC

    Workplace pressure is posing a ‘significant threat’ to the NHS ability to retain doctors, according to the GMC’s latest report into UK medical education and practice.

    Date: 24 October 2019

  • Brexit will not divide medical cooperation, conference hears

    Brexit will not stop doctors in the UK and Europe from working together in the interests of advancing healthcare and medicine, the BMA has pledged.

    Date: 22 October 2019

  • BMA steps up call for second referendum

    The BMA has called on the Government to put the final decision on Brexit to a public vote, following the announcement of a revised withdrawal agreement.

    Date: 18 October 2019

  • Help support colleagues in need

    Doctors who want to support the health service by caring for colleagues in need, are being urged to sign up to the BMA’s peer support service.

    Date: 11 October 2019

  • Patient records joint consent form pilot

    GPs in Northern Ireland could see their administrative burdens eased thanks to an initiative aimed at simplifying the legal request process for patient records.

    Date: 10 October 2019

  • BMA pledges to improve employment support services

    The BMA is set to embark on a series of improvements to the employment support services it provides to its members, in line with the recommendations laid out in an independent review.

    Date: 10 October 2019

  • I was lucky

    Chuka Nwokolo came to the UK from Nigeria and has become a prominent consultant. He tells Tim Tonkin greater support for overseas-trained doctors will help others share in his success

    Date: 10 October 2019

  • Follow the evidence – improving public health

    The Government promises emerging technologies will help solve the public health crisis but, after years of cuts, doctors say it should focus on what is proven to work. Tim Tonkin reports

    Date: 10 October 2019

  • Have your say on how the BMA is run

    Doctors who would like to get involved in how the BMA is run are urged to put themselves forward and contribute to the upcoming governance review.

    Date: 03 October 2019

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