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  • Visit the 'beta' BMA website

    The beta version of the new BMA website is now live and we want to know what you think of it.

    Date: 08 November 2019

  • BMA launches a manifesto for health

    The BMA has called for increased investment to put the NHS back on a sustainable footing and an end to the punitive pension tax system which is driving doctors out of the workforce, in a manifesto to the political parties contesting the upcoming general election.

    Date: 07 November 2019

  • BMA writing competition 2020 opens for entries

    ‘Sorry’ is the theme of the newly announced BMA writing competition

    Date: 07 November 2019

  • NHS on the cusp of collapse

    Overcrowding and underfunding have left patients and doctors at risk and, as a demanding summer turns into a winter of alarming challenges, how will the NHS cope? Peter Blackburn talks to doctors across the UK struggling on the front line

    Date: 07 November 2019

  • Gender inequality: call to focus on listening

    A ‘listening-up’ culture in the NHS and the medical professional is key to tackling gender inequality, the first joint MWF (Medical Women’s Federation) and BMA conference heard last week.

    Date: 06 November 2019

  • Blog spot: gender bias is sadly not a thing of the past

    A few years ago, I explained to my consultant that I had decided to work part-time so that I could continue to pursue research as a career. His response?

    Date: 01 November 2019

  • Doctors' advocate

    An incoming deputy medical director plans to feed back grassroots' concerns from doctors working on the ground under vast pressure. Tim Tonkin reports

    Date: 29 October 2019

  • Clinical excellence reworked – the tax bill that put a consultant's future at risk

    Consultant psychiatrist Kate Lovett suspected she would be hit with a sizeable tax bill after receiving an increment and a bronze national clinical excellence award in the same year – but she didn’t expect that it would be some £27,000 more than her entire annual earnings. Jennifer Trueland reports

    Date: 25 October 2019

  • Stress undermining retention, says GMC

    Workplace pressure is posing a ‘significant threat’ to the NHS ability to retain doctors, according to the GMC’s latest report into UK medical education and practice.

    Date: 24 October 2019

  • NHS running 'too hot', finds report

    The BMA has warned that the NHS in Scotland is in a ‘parlous state’ with a growing gap between available resources and demand for care.

    Date: 24 October 2019

  • Brexit will not divide medical cooperation, conference hears

    Brexit will not stop doctors in the UK and Europe from working together in the interests of advancing healthcare and medicine, the BMA has pledged.

    Date: 22 October 2019

  • BMA steps up call for second referendum

    The BMA has called on the Government to put the final decision on Brexit to a public vote, following the announcement of a revised withdrawal agreement.

    Date: 18 October 2019


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