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13 - 24 of 46 results for: Mar 2017
  • BMA marks a decade of championing fair medical trade

    Doctors can become agents for change by championing ethical practices in medicine, the BMA has said, as part of NHS Sustainability Day and the anniversary of its fair medical trade campaign.

    Date: 23 March 2017

  • GPs welcome £7.5m of funding

    GP leaders in Scotland have welcomed additional investment of £7.5m to support practices to work together more closely.

    Date: 21 March 2017

  • Government plays 'cheap tricks' with STP funds

    The Government has been accused of playing ‘cheap tricks’ with health service funding after it emerged that promised capital for STP (sustainability and transformation plan) projects would be spread over three years.

    Date: 21 March 2017

  • Call to seek clinicians' input

    The BMA in Scotland has called for action to ensure that NHS boards properly engage with clinicians and trade unions when making decisions affecting health services.

    Date: 21 March 2017

  • No space for doctors to innovate

    The leader of Scotland’s doctors has warned that doctors do not have enough time in the working day to innovate and lead on improving care as much as they would like.

    Date: 21 March 2017

  • Junior doctors welcome GMC research on rota gap pressures

    The BMA has hailed backing shown by the medical regulator to identify the ongoing pressures of workplace rota gaps.

    Date: 18 March 2017

  • Patient liaison group invites applications

    Those looking to help shape and influence decision-making at the BMA are urged to put themselves forward for the association’s patient liaison group.

    Date: 16 March 2017

  • 'Army-style' training proposal will not redress recruitment crisis, says BMA

    Proposals to train more doctors – and tie them to the NHS for more than five years after graduation – will reduce staff numbers and could worsen the health service’s recruitment crisis.

    Date: 15 March 2017

  • Boost to member representation

    BMA UK council has approved measures aimed at improving the representation of its members.

    Date: 15 March 2017

  • STP funding plans fail to materialise

    The vast majority of agreed STP (sustainability and transformation plan) proposals should be implemented by 2021, NHS leaders have said, but no formal plans for the necessary capital funding are in place.

    Date: 15 March 2017

  • All the president’s acumen

    In the face of rising demand, changing technology and different relations with the public, BMA president Pali Hungin has decided that it’s time to bring together medical experts to decide how to thrive in a radical, new era of medicine. Tim Tonkin reports

    Date: 14 March 2017

  • Promise to improve the lot of junior doctors

    Health Education England has pledged to improve the working lives of junior doctors – outlining a range of measures to make training fairer and more flexible, at the instigation of the BMA.

    Date: 14 March 2017

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