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Do you treat patients who are refugees or asylum seekers? New BMA guidance focuses on their specific health needs and how to overcome common barriers
14 June 2019
Punitive tax bills are forcing doctors to reduce their hours or retire early, even though they want to work and the health service desperately needs them.
The provision of care for homeless people is patchy and woefully inadequate, with new research by The Doctor showing huge variation in the services commissioned.
Exceptions in care for the homeless, NHS England and the pressure investigations place on GPs, mental healthcare and the pensions paradox
13 June 2019
Doctors leaders have applauded the Scottish Parliament for backing a change in the law around organ donation, saying it will ‘save precious lives’.
12 June 2019
Patients and the NHS will pay the price for a decision to end the provision of private medical services on the Isle of Man, the BMA has warned.
04 June 2019
Overseas doctors will no longer have to meet onerous visa fees and financial thresholds to work in the NHS, following changes to migration rules.
29 May 2019
The NHS is being challenged to ‘transform’ but budget raids and foolhardy PFI deals have left many hospitals and GP practices debt-ridden, shabby and barely able to provide safe care. Peter Blackburn reports
16 May 2019
The loss of a good doctor, crumbling premises, why is the NHS so bad at IT? and paving the way for women in medicine
13 May 2019
The leader of the BMA in Scotland has unequivocally condemned bullying in the health service following a devastating report into events at a Scottish health board.
10 May 2019
The BMA in Scotland has warned that legislation to ensure safe staffing levels will not be enough to solve the workforce crisis.
03 May 2019
The leader of the BMA in Scotland has warned that it will take time before the effect of legislation on alcohol pricing shapes the nation’s health.
01 May 2019