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  • BMA proposes doctor COVID-19 safeguards

    Ministers have been urged to implement a wide range of measures to safeguard and help doctors and medical students fight COVID-19 following the decision to move to the ‘delay’ phase in the UK.

    Date: 13 March 2020

  • The Doctor, issue 19, March 2020

    Understanding differential attainment, the appeal of clinical exellence awards tarnished, NHS dress codes that struggle to cater for Muslim doctors and rescuing GP partners in trouble

    Date: 12 March 2020

  • The consultation: the doctor on course for the Olympics

    Philip Doyle has taken a year out of medicine to represent Ireland at rowing at this year’s Olympic Games in Tokyo. He talks to Tim Tonkin

    Date: 12 March 2020

  • Unfairness laid bare – exclusive dress codes

    The NHS has committed to changing dress codes which have left Muslim women doctors feeling harassed. Jennifer Trueland reports

    Date: 11 March 2020

  • CEAs – blessing or curse?

    You work really hard, go over and above your job plan, and even find solutions to the problems besetting the NHS.

    Date: 10 March 2020

  • Reverse pensions tax to boost recruitment, demand doctors leaders

    Ministers must fix the punitive pension tax and reverse the decade-long, real-terms pay cut imposed on consultants as part of a broader effort to retain and recruit them for the pressured NHS.

    Date: 05 March 2020

  • NHS on 'brink of collapse' ahead of the budget

    The crisis in NHS pensions, pay and capital funding has left the health service close to collapse, the BMA has warned ahead of the 2020 budget.

    Date: 05 March 2020

  • Coronavirus 'action plan' includes Army

    The Government has announced its ‘action plan’ to deal with an escalated outbreak of coronavirus – including bringing in the Army to help civilian authorities and encouraging retired healthcare staff to return to work.

    Date: 05 March 2020

  • Banned from getting better: loss of funding in mental health

    Mentally ill patients are often treated in shabby, outdated facilities which are anything but therapeutic. Yet hospitals with money to invest in improving care are being prevented from doing so by the Government. Keith Cooper reports

    Date: 05 March 2020

  • In the nick of time – the increasing importance of portfolio careers

    There was a police officer, a soldier and a consultant... and they were all called Syed Masud. But doctors with such a mix of skills are not always given the chance to use them to best effect. Neil Hallows reports

    Date: 14 February 2020

  • Life decisions – physician-assisted dying

    A call to reconsider the BMA’s stance on physician-assisted dying has prompted it to survey its members on the best way forward. Jennifer Trueland reports

    Date: 14 February 2020

  • Explainer: pensions tax reform

    Punitive pension taxation rules which are driving doctors out of the profession are set to be reformed – but will the changes go far enough?

    Date: 14 February 2020


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