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1 - 12 of 35 results for: Feb 2017
  • No space for doctors to innovate

    The leader of Scotland’s doctors has warned that doctors do not have enough time in the working day to innovate and lead on improving care as much as they would like.

    Date: 28 February 2017

  • Support for opt-out donor rules

    Two thirds of people in England, Scotland and Northern Ireland would support revolutionising the organ donation system in a move that could save lives and dramatically reduce the national shortage of organs.

    Date: 28 February 2017

  • Recognition for medical students' leadership skills

    Two final year medical students from Queen’s University Belfast have been recognised by BMA Northern Ireland for demonstrating leadership qualities and having a positive effect on their fellow students at an awards ceremony in Northern Ireland this week.

    Date: 28 February 2017

  • GPs welcome £7.5m 'cluster' funding

    GP leaders in Scotland have welcomed additional investment of £7.5m to support practices to work together more closely.

    Date: 27 February 2017

  • Brexit threatens medical research

    Healthcare and medical research are being jeopardised by the uncertainty around the UK’s exit from the EU, health leaders have warned MPs.

    Date: 27 February 2017

  • NHS needs funds immediately, warns select committee

    Politicians and health leaders must find money for the most stricken NHS organisations and produce a sustainable plan for the health service’s future immediately.

    Date: 27 February 2017

  • Bed crisis a threat to patient safety

    A decade-long drop in overnight hospital beds has created a ‘mismatch’ between supply and demand in the NHS.

    Date: 23 February 2017

  • BMA confirms ARM date

    Dates for this year’s annual representative meeting have been confirmed.

    Date: 23 February 2017

  • DH ramps up raid on NHS budget

    The raid on the NHS capital budget has been ramped up by the Department of Health for the second year running, starving the service of funds to modernise and find a firm financial footing.

    Date: 23 February 2017

  • Four in 10 EU doctors eye UK exit

    The NHS faces a potential work force time bomb, after a BMA survey revealed four in 10 EU doctors are considering leaving the UK post Brexit.

    Date: 23 February 2017

  • An exit from Brexit

    The significance of Brexit combined with Government rhetoric about ‘home-grown’ doctors has left many medical workers from the EU feeling marginalised to the point of leaving the UK

    Date: 22 February 2017

  • The fight goes on for junior doctors

    The new junior doctors leader has pledged to continue the fight for trainees’ rights under the new contract, following his election last week.

    Date: 21 February 2017


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