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  • OOH GP services benefit from lessons learned

    The pilot of 111 GP OOH (out-of-hours) services in Wales is benefiting from lessons learned in England, doctors leaders have said.

    Date: 31 July 2017

  • Plan to push for more funds

    GP leaders plan to push for extra funding and reforms to ease pressure on practices and improve patient care.

    Date: 31 July 2017

  • Government targets mental health workforce 'historic imbalances'

    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.

    Date: 31 July 2017

  • Regional councils: make your voice heard

    Doctors across England have the chance to make their voices heard as BMA regional councils prepare for their annual business meetings.

    Date: 28 July 2017

  • Immigration review 'long overdue'

    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.

    Date: 28 July 2017

  • Call to improve quality of training

    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.

    Date: 28 July 2017

  • Workforce planning 'confused', says watchdog

    Doctors leaders in Scotland are calling for action to address NHS workforce challenges in the light of a highly critical report from Audit Scotland.

    Date: 28 July 2017

  • Refusal to discuss 'unthinkable' cuts

    Health service leaders have refused to publish details of plans for severe cuts which could ‘bring the entire NHS into disrepute’.

    Date: 28 July 2017

  • Call to ensure NHS remains attractive employer

    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.

    Date: 27 July 2017

  • Medical school for north Wales ruled out

    A new medical school for North Wales has been ruled out by Welsh health secretary Vaughan Gething

    Date: 27 July 2017

  • A stubborn addiction

    Tobacco use has come down in the past 40 years yet stamping it out completely remains elusive

    Date: 27 July 2017

  • NHS struggles to meet targets, warns BMA

    The growing gap between NHS resources and demand is leading to worsening services across Scotland, the BMA has warned.

    Date: 26 July 2017