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  • Doctors' hard work 'not recognised nor rewarded'

    Senior doctors have criticised their annual pay award for failing to redress a decade of effective real-term cuts and attaching strings to the increase offered to staff, associate specialist and specialty doctors.

    Date: 23 July 2019

  • Give mental health a fair share of funding, say doctors

    ‘Imagine an aeroplane full of people is lost to suicide, and another to alcohol-related disease, every week,’ BMA consultants committee mental health lead Andrew Molodynski told the annual representative meeting.

    Date: 27 June 2019

  • Pensions: hard work rewarded with penalty

    Pensions can normally be seen as simple machines for a simple job. You pay in for an income on retirement. Like aeroplanes or cars, there's no need to understand their complexities – as long as they do what they promise.

    Date: 26 June 2019

  • Doctors vote to poll members on assisted dying

    The medical profession’s view on assisted dying has been much in the news of late.

    Date: 26 June 2019

  • Warehoused: seriously ill patients sent far from home to locked, private wards

    People with severe mental ill health are being routinely ‘warehoused’ in locked private wards hundreds of miles away for want of NHS care closer to home, an investigation reveals.

    Date: 24 June 2019

  • Mental health: let care take its course

    A fragmented health service too often sends patients with mental illnesses far from home or for ‘treatment’ in locked wards in private facilities.

    Date: 14 June 2019

  • Gross negligence manslaughter: call to consider work pressures

    Doctors being investigated after the death of a patient should expect official investigations to take into account their working environments and pressures, a GMC-commissioned review has urged.

    Date: 06 June 2019

  • Point break

    Stress has almost saturated the workforce of doctors, according to research, but will something decisive finally be done about it? Keith Cooper finds out

    Date: 23 April 2019

  • The consultation: medicine in focus

    Cardiff medical student Alexandra Adams has partial sight and hearing but this hasn’t hampered her passion for photography. Taking portraits of NHS staff, she captures their diversity, stories and emotions

    Date: 19 March 2019

  • The consultation: control of cancer

    Ipswich breast surgeon Liz O’Riordan became a blogger and patient advocate after being diagnosed with cancer, and wrote a book that combined patient and doctor experiences of overcoming the disease

    Date: 14 February 2019

  • An NHS for all

    People with learning disabilities often get such a raw deal with their healthcare that it can seem like they belong to a completely different health service. Keith Cooper meets a GP passionate about achieving equity of care

    Date: 14 February 2019

  • Inter-deanery transfer restrictions relaxed

    Trainees will now find it easier to transfer to posts in other parts of the country after the BMA junior doctors committee secured a series of measures.

    Date: 05 February 2019

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