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The pilot of 111 GP OOH (out-of-hours) services in Wales is benefiting from lessons learned in England, doctors leaders have said.
31 July 2017
GP leaders plan to push for extra funding and reforms to ease pressure on practices and improve patient care.
The Government has unveiled a plan to address ‘historic imbalances’ in the mental health workforce – and claims it will boost posts in some psychiatric sub-specialties by up to 350 per cent.
Doctors across England have the chance to make their voices heard as BMA regional councils prepare for their annual business meetings.
28 July 2017
The Government has commissioned a study into the UK’s future immigration system, as ministers confirm that freedom of movement for EU citizens will end in 2019.
The BMA has called on the Scottish Government to focus on improving the experience of doctors in training rather than tying new graduates into working in the NHS in Scotland.
Doctors leaders in Scotland are calling for action to address NHS workforce challenges in the light of a highly critical report from Audit Scotland.
Health service leaders have refused to publish details of plans for severe cuts which could ‘bring the entire NHS into disrepute’.
Doctors who trained abroad but are now working in Wales are instrumental in ensuring the sustainability of the Welsh NHS, BMA Cymru Wales has said.
27 July 2017
A new medical school for North Wales has been ruled out by Welsh health secretary Vaughan Gething
Tobacco use has come down in the past 40 years yet stamping it out completely remains elusive
The growing gap between NHS resources and demand is leading to worsening services across Scotland, the BMA has warned.
26 July 2017