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The Hadiza Bawa-Garba case has shone a spotlight on a ‘climate of fear’ in the NHS which affects patient safety and staff well-being.
27 April 2018
The BMA has intervened to restore junior doctors’ rotation choices, after nearly 200 foundation doctors in London learned they were set to lose their preferences.
It’s early afternoon in a surprisingly sunny Glasgow and first-year medical student Salma Khatun was almost fizzing with excitement.
26 April 2018
Doctors have welcomed the appointment of the academic who found ‘snowy white peaks’ of discrimination in the NHS, to help head a major GMC review into fitness-to-practise referrals.
The health service remains unprepared in the event of another cyber attack on NHS IT systems, a Parliamentary report has warned.
25 April 2018
Efforts to protect working-time regulations following Brexit, as called for by the BMA, have been supported in Lords.
When a boy, aged 15, now known as ‘AB’, called an advice line run by the Howard League for Penal Reform, the adviser who answered could tell he was miserable and fed up.
'Disappointing' waiting times for Welsh patients are because of a lack of doctors, the chair of BMA Welsh council has said.
20 April 2018
Almost 10 years since co-founding Medics Against Violence, Christine Goodall still gets a buzz from school visits.
Medical students are a ‘key voice at the table’ where crucial NHS decisions are being made – and will continue to fight for improved training conditions and a better future workplace.
Medical students are being encouraged to get online to cast their votes, with this year’s medical students committee election now under way.
Doctors in Guernsey and Jersey are set to benefit from deals securing significant pay rises, following BMA support.
19 April 2018
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