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  • Doctors welcome pay review decision

    Doctors in Wales will get a 2 per cent pay increase after the Welsh Government implemented the full recommendations of the Review Body on Doctors’ and Dentists’ Remuneration.

    Date: 26 September 2018

  • More patients forced to move GP

    More than 46,000 patients in Wales have been forced to find a new GP in the last five years, according to figures released under the Freedom of Information Act.

    Date: 10 September 2018

  • Local transgender service welcome

    A new service to prescribe transgender patients hormones from a specialist GP in Wales has been welcomed by BMA Cymru Wales as a ‘step in the right direction’.

    Date: 10 September 2018

  • Out-of-hours GP services under strain

    GP out-of-hours services in Wales are under ‘significant strain’, say auditors.

    Date: 20 July 2018

  • Pledge to transform NHS in Wales

    A reshaping of the NHS in Wales has been given cautious welcome by doctors leaders, who say it is vitally important for clinicians to be engaged and involved in any transformation.

    Date: 12 June 2018

  • Long waiting times down to lack of doctors

    'Disappointing' waiting times for Welsh patients are because of a lack of doctors, the chair of BMA Welsh council has said.

    Date: 20 April 2018

  • Call to improve deaf patients' access to NHS

    There is still room for significant improvement in Wales to increase NHS access for deaf patients, BMA Cymru Wales has said.

    Date: 13 April 2018

  • Safety issues emerge with 111 service

    BMA Cymru Wales has warned of ‘emerging issues’ with Wales’ 111 service as its national roll out was announced by the Welsh Government.

    Date: 13 April 2018

  • GP partner recognised for training efforts

    A GP partner from North Wales has been recognised for her significant contribution to the training of Cardiff University medical students since 2003.

    Date: 23 March 2018

  • Performers list disparity claim

    Medical performers lists in England and Wales should be mutually recognised to allow GPs to work cross-border, BMA Cymru Wales has said.

    Date: 08 March 2018

  • Social media commentary undermining the NHS

    'Reactionary criticism' of the NHS from users of social media could undermine the 70-year-old institution, the Welsh health secretary has warned.

    Date: 26 February 2018

  • Doctors frustrated by lack of communication

    Doctors leaders in Wales have expressed frustration at the failure of health boards to improve medical engagement and fill empty consultant posts.

    Date: 22 February 2018