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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.
13 January 2017
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
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.
BMA Cymru Wales has welcomed an announcement that an extra £40m is to be spent on NHS buildings in Wales.
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.
12 January 2017
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.
Doctors and patients can expect ‘healthcare chaos’ if massive cuts are imposed as part of plans to transform the NHS and social care.
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.
11 January 2017
Levels of engagement between NHS employers in Wales and the medical workforce are mixed, according to a survey.
10 January 2017
GP leaders in Northern Ireland have renewed calls for the devolved Government to implement emergency measures to save general practice.
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’.
09 January 2017
NHS Employers has amended guidance around guardian fines, after intervention from the BMA.
06 January 2017