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1 - 12 of 30 results for: Apr 2018
  • Bawa-Garba case reveals 'climate of fear'

    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.

    Date: 27 April 2018

  • Rotas reinstated

    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.

    Date: 27 April 2018

  • 'Jobbing doctors' unite

    It’s early afternoon in a surprisingly sunny Glasgow and first-year medical student Salma Khatun was almost fizzing with excitement.

    Date: 26 April 2018

  • GMC hires academics to tackle inequality and discrimination

    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.

    Date: 26 April 2018

  • NHS unprepared for cyber attack

    The health service remains unprepared in the event of another cyber attack on NHS IT systems, a Parliamentary report has warned.

    Date: 25 April 2018

  • Lords back workers' rights case

    Efforts to protect working-time regulations following Brexit, as called for by the BMA, have been supported in Lords.

    Date: 25 April 2018

  • Solitary confinement carries 'serious risks'

    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.

    Date: 25 April 2018

  • Long waiting times down to lack of doctors

    'Disappointing' waiting times for Welsh patients are because of a lack of doctors, the chair of BMA Welsh council has said.

    Date: 20 April 2018

  • Doctors sharpen focus on knife crime

    Almost 10 years since co-founding Medics Against Violence, Christine Goodall still gets a buzz from school visits.

    Date: 20 April 2018

  • Medical students must 'build a better future'

    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.

    Date: 20 April 2018

  • Medical students cast your vote

    Medical students are being encouraged to get online to cast their votes, with this year’s medical students committee election now under way.

    Date: 20 April 2018

  • Consultants and SAS doctors set for pay rises

    Doctors in Guernsey and Jersey are set to benefit from deals securing significant pay rises, following BMA support.

    Date: 19 April 2018

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