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Junior doctors have cautiously welcomed a GMC shake-up of postgraduate training but raised concerns about its bid to allow recruitment planning to influence the curriculum.
31 May 2017
The NHS could lose billions in funding and see its workforce crisis exacerbated, unless securing a good deal for healthcare is prioritised in Brexit negotiations.
Doctors leaders have called on the Scottish Government to develop a strategy to encourage health service staff to volunteer abroad.
Doctors have lauded NHS Improvement’s decision to drop its ‘unworkable blanket’ advice on tax rule changes, which threatened to penalise locums in general practice and hospitals.
A ‘complete failure’ of political thinking means that none of the major UK parties are pledging to meet the NHS funding gap.
30 May 2017
Following the EU leave vote healthcare is evermore under threat. From a workforce crisis to funding deficits, NHS workers are noticing a multitude of issues encroaching on medicine. Tim Tonkin reports
The BMA manifesto for the 2017 general election, A Vote for Health, calls for politicians to give the NHS the focus it deserves
26 May 2017
A new law aimed at improving the health of the population in Wales has been hailed a success by doctors leaders.
Candidates wishing to stand in upcoming elections for BMA committees are urged to ensure they meet the association’s election requirements.
25 May 2017
BMA representative body members can use their laptops, tablets or smart phones to cast their votes for candidates standing in this year’s committee elections.
Staff, associate specialist and specialty doctors must seize the chance to shape their professional futures or risk someone else doing it for them, a conference has heard.
24 May 2017
Academic trainees are being urged to help improve the roll out of the junior doctors’ contract by giving details of their day-to-day work.
23 May 2017