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  • RB chair wins anaesthetists' award

    The Association of Anaesthetists has awarded its Anniversary Medal 2018 to staff, associate specialist and specialty anaesthetist and BMA representative body chair Anthea Mowat.

    Date: 16 January 2019

  • The Doctor Magazine January 2019

    The growing issues of homelessness, frequent attenders, the BMA writing competition runners-up, personality disorders and the Mental Health Act

    Date: 16 January 2019

  • ‘No surprise’ as review calls for more medical student places

    A review recommending an increase of 100 medical student places a year in Northern Ireland to tackle the severe shortage of specialist doctors does ‘not come as a surprise to the profession’.

    Date: 15 January 2019

  • Plan to change the face of medicine

    The BMA has lent its backing to a collaborative project which challenges doctors to visualise the future to shape health policy by assessing the fast-moving developments facing medicine.

    Date: 11 January 2019

  • Long-term plan to curb competition

    NHS leaders have called for the Government to remove competition and procurement rules in the health service

    Date: 08 January 2019

  • Former BMA secretary clinches MBE

    BMA Cymru Wales has congratulated its former secretary after he was named in the New Year’s Honours list.

    Date: 07 January 2019

  • Demand to stamp out bullying

    The leader of Scotland’s doctors has called for urgent action to stamp out bullying and harassment in the health service.

    Date: 27 December 2018

  • The consultation: eyes in the sky

    Plymouth consultant paediatric anaesthetist Simon Courtman is a volunteer for Orbis, which operates the Flying Eye Hospital – an operating theatre and teaching facility inside a converted cargo aircraft

    Date: 18 December 2018

  • A spectre calls

    Long-dead doctors padding the wards, the bed the nurses told you not to sleep in, and why it’s good to exorcise regularly. Your NHS ghost stories, compiled by Neil Hallows

    Date: 17 December 2018

  • It pays to persevere

    When young doctor Krish Ragunath left India to further his career in the UK he was met with disparaging remarks and even advised to return home. Yet, through sheer strength of will, he persisted with his dream until things started to go his way. Peter Blackburn report

    Date: 17 December 2018

  • The Doctor Magazine December 2018

    The mounting costs of STPs, beating the bullies, the BMA writing competition winner and some other ghostly goings on – just some of the subjects covered in the fourth issue of The Doctor

    Date: 17 December 2018

  • Taking the biscuit: the consultancy companies chewing up NHS resources

    An investigation by The Doctor reveals that millions are being spent on private consultancy firms and creating new management jobs – to support a quiet reorganisation of the health service which lacks transparency or legislative backing. Peter Blackburn reports

    Date: 17 December 2018