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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.
31 July 2019
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.
23 July 2019
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.
Highlighting practical help given to BMA members in difficulty
15 July 2019
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.
10 July 2019
BMA research shows hospitals in England are regularly using thousands of ‘escalation’ beds, normally for emergencies or spikes in demand.
09 July 2019
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.
A lack of politicians might seem superficially attractive, but while the Northern Ireland Assembly lies dormant, the pressure on doctors is rising.
08 July 2019
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.
04 July 2019
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.
Change doesn’t need to be something that’s done to you, it can be something that doctors lead themselves
01 July 2019
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