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1 - 11 of 11 results for: Jul 2019
  • Break-time victory for junior doctors

    Derby Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust breached a junior doctor’s contract by failing to carry out rota checks correctly, the court of appeal has ruled in a test case supported by the BMA.

    Date: 31 July 2019

  • Consultant's bid for compensation continues

    The fight goes on for a consultant unfairly dismissed from his job, after a court rejected an appeal by his former employer to limit his compensation entitlements.

    Date: 23 July 2019

  • Doctors' hard work 'not recognised nor rewarded'

    Senior doctors have criticised their annual pay award for failing to redress a decade of effective real-term cuts and attaching strings to the increase offered to staff, associate specialist and specialty doctors.

    Date: 23 July 2019

  • On the ground: equality matters

    Highlighting practical help given to BMA members in difficulty

    Date: 15 July 2019

  • Nature’s remedy: doctors in Shetland give ‘green prescriptions’

    If you need a prescription in Shetland, you might just be prescribed the islands themselves. Peter Blackburn reports from a nature-based scheme which could have far-reaching influence.

    Date: 10 July 2019

  • Thousands of ‘escalation’ beds needed year-round

    BMA research shows hospitals in England are regularly using thousands of ‘escalation’ beds, normally for emergencies or spikes in demand.

    Date: 09 July 2019

  • The Doctor (July 2019, issue 11)

    Meet the doctor who looked after Apollo 11’s astronauts, ‘nature prescriptions’ in Shetland, and why a lack of politicians isn’t all good in Northern Ireland.

    Date: 09 July 2019

  • Healthcare pressures mount in Northern Ireland’s political vacuum

    A lack of politicians might seem superficially attractive, but while the Northern Ireland Assembly lies dormant, the pressure on doctors is rising.

    Date: 08 July 2019

  • BMA launches pensions modeller

    The BMA has today launched a pensions modeller to help consultants understand the potential effect of ‘punitive’ annual-allowance and lifetime-allowance taxation rules – which can result in ‘huge and unexpected’ tax bills.

    Date: 04 July 2019

  • BMA takes legal action over pensions transfer

    The BMA is taking action against the Government on behalf of at least a dozen doctors who believe they were forced to join a pension scheme that will result in huge financial losses when they retire.

    Date: 04 July 2019

  • Doctors urged to lead change

    Change doesn’t need to be something that’s done to you, it can be something that doctors lead themselves

    Date: 01 July 2019


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