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25 - 36 of 41 results for: Jan 2017
  • Fully funded NHS claim under pressure

    The Government can no longer cling to its claims that the NHS is fully funded in the face of overwhelming evidence and contradictions from senior health service leaders, doctors have said.

    Date: 13 January 2017

  • Back in business at the BMA

    BMA Cymru Wales national director Rachel Podolak began work in November last year. Richard Gurner caught up with her to find out how her first months have been and what the future might bring

    Date: 13 January 2017

  • Hospitals and social care face budget cuts of £26bn

    Hospitals and social care services will have to slash at least £26bn from their budgets to keep inside public funding constraints set by the Government.

    Date: 13 January 2017

  • £40m for NHS buildings welcomed

    BMA Cymru Wales has welcomed an announcement that an extra £40m is to be spent on NHS buildings in Wales.

    Date: 13 January 2017

  • Attacks on NHS staff 'unacceptable'

    Violence against NHS staff is unacceptable, BMA Cymru Wales has said, after it was revealed there were 18,000 physical attacks on workers during the last five years.

    Date: 12 January 2017

  • Mental health: parity means parity, says PM

    Plans outlined by prime minister Theresa May aimed at bolstering mental health services remain questionable unless ministers provide guarantees over additional funding, the BMA has warned.

    Date: 12 January 2017

  • GPs warn of healthcare 'chaos'

    Doctors and patients can expect ‘healthcare chaos’ if massive cuts are imposed as part of plans to transform the NHS and social care.

    Date: 12 January 2017

  • Patient access to GPs in 'complete disarray'

    The Government’s drive to increase patients’ access to GPs has fallen into ‘complete disarray’, doctors have warned, after a spending watchdog questioned its value for money.

    Date: 11 January 2017

  • Workforce engagement 'mixed', finds survey

    Levels of engagement between NHS employers in Wales and the medical workforce are mixed, according to a survey.

    Date: 10 January 2017

  • Invoke emergency measures, demand GPs

    GP leaders in Northern Ireland have renewed calls for the devolved Government to implement emergency measures to save general practice.

    Date: 10 January 2017

  • Red Cross aid clear signal of funding crisis, says BMA

    The prime minister can no longer ‘bury her head in the sand’, doctors leaders have said, after the British Red Cross described the situation in hospitals and ambulance services as a ‘humanitarian crisis’.

    Date: 09 January 2017

  • Guardian guidance amended after BMA intervention

    NHS Employers has amended guidance around guardian fines, after intervention from the BMA.

    Date: 06 January 2017