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1 - 12 of 38 results for: Mar 2018
  • Bawa-Garba granted permission to appeal

    Hadiza Bawa-Garba has been granted leave to appeal her removal from the medical register in the court of appeal.

    Date: 29 March 2018

  • Protect doctors’ reflections by law, suggests GMC

    Doctors’ personal reflections should be protected by law if ministers so wish it, the GMC has told the Williams Review into gross negligence manslaughter.

    Date: 29 March 2018

  • One-year warning for Brexit negotiations

    The challenges posed by Brexit to the health service remain ‘considerable’ with the UK’s formal exit date just one year away, the BMA has warned.

    Date: 29 March 2018

  • Mental health tragedies trigger calls for change

    A health watchdog has called for a major change in mental health services after compiling a caseload of ‘serious failings’ which are symptomatic of the thousands of complaints it handles each year.

    Date: 29 March 2018

  • Call for clarity on NHS funding pledge

    The BMA has welcomed a ‘long-awaited first step’ to addressing years of under-investment in the health service, but stressed that the Government now needs to come up with the details.

    Date: 28 March 2018

  • Places fail to placate supply fears

    Plans for five new medical schools are welcome, but the Government must also tackle the immediate shortage of doctors in the NHS.

    Date: 28 March 2018

  • GP partner recognised for training efforts

    A GP partner from North Wales has been recognised for her significant contribution to the training of Cardiff University medical students since 2003.

    Date: 23 March 2018

  • BMA stresses flexible working

    Better pay for doctors and a more flexible approach to working are among the BMA’s recommendations for the NHS’s future workforce strategy.

    Date: 23 March 2018

  • Clinical excellence awards scheme secure

    Doctors have finalised an agreement with NHS Employers and the Government to secure the future of the CEA (clinical excellence award) scheme in England, following a two-year negotiation.

    Date: 22 March 2018

  • Stand for election to the BMA medical students committee

    Doctors of the future who want to contribute to the BMA are being urged to put themselves forward as part the association's medical students committee's annual election.

    Date: 22 March 2018

  • Pay increase for GPs

    The BMA will continue to fight for improvements to general practice after securing £256m investment for GP contracts, including for pay, expenses and indemnity cover for GPs in England.

    Date: 20 March 2018

  • GMC plans to ask doctors about fatigue

    Doctors are to be questioned on the impact of burnout and fatigue in their careers.

    Date: 17 March 2018