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  • The Doctor (September, issue 13)

    Widening participation – the doctors from difficult backgrounds make it into medicine, the homeless world cup, is the Government's mental health plan merely a wish list and testing times for overseas doctors

    Date: 12 September 2019

  • Homelessness: tackling public perceptions

    An escape from the moment, and a chance to challenge public perceptions – Peter Blackburn meets the doctors and participants at the Homeless World Cup

    Date: 12 September 2019

  • Mental health: a plan or a wish list?

    The Government has pledged to tackle serious deficiencies in mental healthcare. The changes are potentially significant, but the details are sketchy and will there be enough staff to deliver it? Keith Cooper reports

    Date: 12 September 2019

  • The sharp end – dealing with knife crime

    Witnesses of knife crime may often flee the scene but doctors and medical students are volunteering to educate people on how to react to and contain violence. Keith Cooper reports

    Date: 12 September 2019

  • Pensions tax bill hits senior doctors

    Hundreds of senior doctors in Scotland have told the BMA they either have received or anticipate a large tax bill because of punitive changes to pensions arrangements.

    Date: 11 September 2019

  • Giving back to doctors

    The UK is crying out for doctors. Meanwhile, highly skilled doctors who have come to the country as asylum seekers or refugees, are driving taxis or not working at all because of a lack of practical and financial support to help them register with GMC, finds Jennifer Trueland

    Date: 10 September 2019

  • No-deal Brexit: doctor defends right to speak out

    A consultant who advised the Government on no-deal Brexit planning – and yet was publicly accused of fearmongering by Jacob Rees-Mogg when he raised concerns – has said doctors should speak out on risks to patients’ health.

    Date: 04 September 2019

  • Consultant vacancy rate remains high

    The BMA has warned that there simply are not enough doctors in the NHS as the number of consultant vacancies continues to rise.

    Date: 04 September 2019

  • No deal threatens to exacerbate winter crisis

    A no-deal Brexit followed by a winter crisis would see the NHS struggle to provide safe care to patients, the BMA has warned.

    Date: 02 September 2019

  • No-deal Brexit would be 'catastrophic', claim unions

    Leaving the EU without an agreed deal could have fatal consequences for patients owing to shortages and delays in the supply of medicine, the BMA has warned

    Date: 29 August 2019

  • Pay rise welcome but 'still some way to go'

    The leader of the BMA in Scotland has labelled a 2.5 per cent pay uplift for doctors as ‘a reasonable start’ but said more needs to be done to raise morale.

    Date: 28 August 2019

  • Help the BMA deliver its charitable grants

    Applications for four positions on the BMA Giving committee (charitable purposes subcommittee) are open to all BMA members.

    Date: 27 August 2019