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25 - 36 of 39 results for: Nov 2017
  • A dirty business

    Once I heard him singing: that toneless drone when people wearing headphones don’t realise they are overheard.

    Date: 13 November 2017

  • Proposed contract focuses on workload and recruitment

    A proposed Scotland-only GP contract that aims to make general practice sustainable for the future has been published today.

    Date: 13 November 2017

  • Primary care running on goodwill of doctors

    The professional values, goodwill and resilience of doctors are the only things maintaining general practice in Northern Ireland.

    Date: 11 November 2017

  • Patients face care cut

    Thousands of patients could be left without GPs following the closure of a surgery in Kent, with the BMA warning that the crisis in general practice is deepening.

    Date: 11 November 2017

  • Call to improve working conditions

    Hospital managers have urged the Government to improve the working conditions of ‘heroic’ NHS staff to reverse an acceleration in resignations.

    Date: 10 November 2017

  • Smartphone app an erosion of doctor-patient relationship

    A smartphone GP service would divert patients away from doctors who know them – and could risk quality and continuity of care, doctors leaders have said.

    Date: 09 November 2017

  • Health scare reaffirms faith in NHS

    The leader of Scotland’s consultants has spoken of gaining a new perspective on the health service after being admitted as an emergency to his own hospital.

    Date: 09 November 2017

  • Lack of funds threatens waiting-time guarantees

    The most senior leaders of the NHS in England have stepped up demands for more funding.

    Date: 08 November 2017

  • SAS doctors: get to know your charter

    BMA Cymru Wales is urging staff, associate specialist and specialty doctors to become familiar with a charter detailing their rights and responsibilities.

    Date: 08 November 2017

  • Apply for a medical research grant

    Grants to support research into a range of medical fields will once again be available as part of the 2018 BMA Foundation for Medical Research awards.

    Date: 08 November 2017

  • Locum pay cap will affect patient safety

    An incoming pay cap for locum doctors in Wales has been criticised by doctors leaders who claim its introduction will have a 'detrimental effect' on patient safety.

    Date: 07 November 2017

  • GP closure threatens care for thousands

    Thousands of patients could be left without GPs following the closure of a surgery in Kent, with the BMA warning that the crisis in general practice is deepening.

    Date: 06 November 2017