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  • Brexit harmful to patients and staff, conference hears

    Doctors have pinpointed the multiple harms Brexit would inflict on the NHS, its workforce and patients at a major BMA and BMJ conference last week.

    Date: 16 November 2018

  • EEA doctors have no faith in government, finds survey

    Most doctors from the EEA (European Economic Area) have no faith in the Government’s pledge to safeguard their rights to work and access public services in the wake of a no-Brexit deal.

    Date: 16 November 2018

  • Pressure builds to address workforce crisis

    Doctors have joined other health experts to call for an urgent effort to ease the worsening NHS workforce crisis following predictions that vacancies could treble by 2030.

    Date: 15 November 2018

  • Low female CEA applications under review

    Encouraging female doctors to apply for CEAs (clinical excellence awards) could help close the gender pay gap in medicine, the head of the national independent review into the issue has said.

    Date: 26 October 2018

  • Bullying costs NHS £2.3bn, finds study

    Bullying and harassment drains £2.3bn from the NHS in England every year, according to a conservative estimate totted up for a new study.

    Date: 24 October 2018

  • Stay on top of your workload with Dr Diary

    Doctors can now keep tabs on their workload with ‘Dr Diary’, a bespoke app created up and launched today by the BMA.

    Date: 15 October 2018

  • Tell me what's wrong

    There are some ‘seriously oppressive cultures’ in the health service, says Henrietta Hughes, a doctor and NHS national guardian. She tells Keith Cooper why staff should raise concerns

    Date: 12 October 2018

  • NHS permits deferral of pensions tax penalty

    NHS BSA (Business Services Authority) has agreed to permit the use of voluntary Scheme Pays by members who are subject to the tapered annual allowance.

    Date: 11 October 2018

  • NHS England extends support service for GPs

    Doctors have welcomed the extension of a mental health support service to cover all NHS doctors in England following mounting evidence of work-related stress, burnout and emotional distress.

    Date: 11 October 2018

  • The consultation: mind over matter

    As a black woman, Samara Linton felt isolated at medical school. Now a junior doctor, she has co-edited an anthology exploring the mental health experience of black, Asian and minority ethnic people in the UK 

    Date: 28 September 2018

  • Cervical cancer campaign wins BMA patient information award

    A video clip urging women in Scotland to ‘stop fannying about and get tested’ won the top prize in the BMA patient information awards yesterday.

    Date: 26 September 2018

  • Ending the silence

    Whether in the form of sly comments or physical abuse, bullying affects thousands of NHS doctors. They should not have to suffer in silence, as Keith Cooper reports

    Date: 17 September 2018