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  • Trust and learning central to better NHS environment, conference hears

    The importance of creating an environment of trust, learning and accountability in the NHS were the key discussion points at a BMA conference in Belfast.

    Date: 05 December 2019

  • Cautious welcome for temporary pensions fix

    A temporary plan to alleviate the effects of punitive pension tax charges in Scotland has been cautiously welcomed by the BMA – but it warned UK-wide action is needed to fix the situation.

    Date: 19 November 2019

  • BMA to seek members' views on physician-assisted dying

    The BMA plans to seek members’ views on physician-assisted dying.

    Date: 15 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: 14 November 2019

  • The Doctor (November 2019, issue 15)

    Asbestos-related injury, animal husbandry, consultants' pensions tax quandary, winter pressures, medical insurance cover, substance misuse services in York and much more

    Date: 12 November 2019

  • The consultation: how to tackle your dreams

    Rugby doctor Charlotte Fairweather achieved her childhood dream with absolute precision but it was a difficult journey. She talks to Keith Cooper

    Date: 12 November 2019

  • In recovery – how York's substance misuse services avoided cuts

    Cuts to drug and alcohol services have become the norm – so how did doctors and other campaigners manage to win a reprieve? And will it last? Keith Cooper finds out

    Date: 12 November 2019

  • Under covered – the ambiguity of medical insurance policies

    A lack of clarity in medical insurance policies can affect the quality and standard of care. In response, the BMA has produced guidance to help patients pick a plan. Tim Tonkin reports

    Date: 12 November 2019

  • Animal instincts

    Debbie Cohen is a pioneer of physician mental-health research and practice. She tells Keith Cooper how the culture of medicine can compound difficulties for doctors – and the lessons learned from her farm in Wales

    Date: 11 November 2019

  • For Mags – the devastating effects of asbestos exposure

    Mags Portman, an internationally renowned consultant, died aged 44. Her husband Martin believes her death was the result of exposure, as a junior doctor, to asbestos, which is found in many NHS buildings. He speaks to Jennifer Trueland about their battle for justice

    Date: 11 November 2019

  • 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

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