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1 - 12 of 23 results for: Nov 2018
  • Target driven, fearful and under pressure – a snapshot of working in the NHS

    A survey of BMA members in Scotland reveals a medical profession that is under pressure, fearful of making errors, and one that believes that finance and targets are given more priority than patient care.

    Date: 28 November 2018

  • Measures to support whistleblowers win backing

    Doctors have welcomed a series of measures to help NHS whistleblowers and improve probes into poor care, following a review of hundreds of deaths at the Gosport War Memorial Hospital.

    Date: 23 November 2018

  • Community care funds boost welcome

    The Government has said it will invest £3.5bn into primary and community care by 2023 to 2024 as part of the funding package announced to support the NHS’s upcoming long-term plan.

    Date: 23 November 2018

  • Indemnity scheme promises stability for GPs

    The new GP indemnity scheme for Wales will provide ‘greater stability and certainty’ for doctors, the Government has said.

    Date: 20 November 2018

  • Call to preserve independent GP contractor model

    More support is needed for GPs if the independent contractor model is to be preserved, the conference of Welsh local medical committees has heard.

    Date: 19 November 2018

  • The Doctor issue 3 November 2018

    The treatment of overseas doctors, NHS England overzealous investigations and perinatal care – just some of the issues tackled in the third issue of The Doctor

    Date: 19 November 2018

  • Brexit harmful to patients and staff, conference hears

    Doctors have pinpointed the multiple harms Brexit would inflict on the NHS, its workforce and patients at a major BMA and BMJ conference last week.

    Date: 16 November 2018

  • EEA doctors have no faith in government, finds survey

    Most doctors from the EEA (European Economic Area) have no faith in the Government’s pledge to safeguard their rights to work and access public services in the wake of a no-Brexit deal.

    Date: 16 November 2018

  • Pressure builds to address workforce crisis

    Doctors have joined other health experts to call for an urgent effort to ease the worsening NHS workforce crisis following predictions that vacancies could treble by 2030.

    Date: 15 November 2018

  • Integration needs greater collaboration

    Doctors leaders have warned that there needs to be more realism and openness on the scale of the challenge of achieving health and care integration in Scotland.

    Date: 15 November 2018

  • Practice sustainability loans process opens

    Action to reduce the risk associated with being a GP partner in Scotland and to improve recruitment and retention has taken a significant step forward.

    Date: 12 November 2018

  • Brexit uncertainty affects NHS plans

    A lack of clarity over Brexit negotiations and the constant uncertainty surrounding a potential deal between the UK and the EU is harming NHS Wales’ ability to plan effectively, BMA Cymru Wales has warned.

    Date: 12 November 2018

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