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The ‘box-ticking’ QOF (quality and outcomes framework) has ‘reached the end of its useful lifespan’ and will be phased out in new GP contracts.
20 October 2016
Doctors are urged to take a stand against homophobia after a survey uncovered unacceptable levels in the NHS.
19 October 2016
BMA GPs committee chair Chaand Nagpaul answers your questions
Demand for health services in Wales is outstripping available resources, BMA Cymru Wales has warned.
GPs in England are being surveyed about their workload, practice funding, and views on the collaborative structures in primary care.
Patients are suffering due to the Government’s failure to adequately address the crisis in social care, the BMA has warned.
The Government must address the root causes of the NHS recruitment crisis if overspending on agency staffing is to be truly tackled, doctors leaders have said.
18 October 2016
The Government’s plans for pulling hospitals out of deficit are ‘completely undeliverable’, and subject to a timescale that may not enable them to be properly checked.
The BMA has welcomed a commitment of an additional half billion pounds of funding for primary care in Scotland.
BMA Cymru Wales has called for more to be done to tackle winter pressures claiming the NHS is underprepared to deal with spikes in demand.
14 October 2016
‘Simplistic’ new Government cancer targets could lead to slower treatment times and delays in diagnosis for other patients, doctors leaders have warned.
The proposed merger of two hospital trusts in Nottinghamshire – which would create the largest acute organisation outside London – has been delayed until 2017.