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The all-party parliamentary group on e-cigarettes is supported by the UK Vaping Industry Association which receives funding from tobacco companies
30 November 2016
BMA Cymru Wales has said it has been assured a new system of accessing patient records by hospital and pharmacy staff will not compromise data.
29 November 2016
Scotland has won a European award for pioneering work to reduce harm from alcohol, including legislating for an MUP (minimum unit price) and lowering the drink-drive limit.
MPs have cited evidence provided by the BMA to urge the Government to come clean on issues such as STPs (sustainability and transformation plans) and the true extent of NHS funding.
28 November 2016
Unmanageable workload means GPs are struggling to provide safe care to patients owing to unmanageable workloads, according to the results of a BMA survey.
Doctors leaders in Wales have backed a report by the country's new CMO (chief medical officer) focusing on tackling health inequalities.
25 November 2016
Reassurance and clarity is needed for EU nationals working in the NHS, according to BMA Cymru Wales.
Welsh health secretary Vaughan Gething has told AMs that the NHS in Wales is not in a 'perfect position', but was well prepared to face the pressures of this coming winter.
BMA Cymru Wales has appointed Rachel Podolak as its national director.
Doctors should be involved in leading the necessary changes to the health service, the BMA has told the new Northern Ireland health minister Michelle O’Neill.
24 November 2016
Prisoners should be offered the same level of healthcare as their contemporaries in the community, doctors have urged in evidence to MPs.
A financial watchdog has issued a stark warning about the deteriorating financial health of the NHS after uncovering evidence that ‘aggressive’ and ‘untested’ savings targets have hit patient care.
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