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  • Help tackle challenges facing junior doctors

    The junior doctors committee in Northern Ireland has undertaken the task of completing an extensive survey of junior doctors in the area.

    Date: 31 October 2017

  • Waiting times set to soar

    Emergency department attendances and delays to treatment are likely to soar over the next three years, unless action is taken now, the BMA has warned.

    Date: 30 October 2017

  • Plans afoot to boost mental health in armed forces

    An initiative to assist armed-forces personnel, including military doctors, deal with mental-health issues has been welcomed by the BMA.

    Date: 27 October 2017

  • Alcohol: minimum unit pricing unveiled

    A new law supported by BMA Cymru Wales to introduce the minimum pricing of alcohol in Wales has finally been unveiled.

    Date: 27 October 2017

  • More resources needed to support reform

    The leader of Scotland’s doctors has warned the Scottish Government’s flagship policy of moving more care out of hospitals is at risk because of a growing resource gap.

    Date: 26 October 2017

  • Reciprocal healthcare failure a threat to NHS

    Failure to secure existing or comparable rights on reciprocal healthcare following Brexit would have a severe impact on patients and the NHS, the BMA has warned.

    Date: 26 October 2017

  • Health boards head for £176m overspend

    Welsh health boards are predicting a collective overspend of almost £176m for the current financial year.

    Date: 26 October 2017

  • £5.5m for NHS IT welcome

    Funding of £5.5m to improve IT in the Welsh NHS has been welcomed by doctors leaders.

    Date: 26 October 2017

  • Call to improve juniors' working lives

    More still needs to be done to improve the working lives of junior doctors, including addressing delays in receiving salaries and leave entitlements.

    Date: 25 October 2017

  • Keep calm and commission

    Local areas are pushing the development of sustainability and transformation partnerships and accountable care systems – but many questions remain in an NHS that seems to be making it up as it goes along

    Date: 25 October 2017

  • NHS disowns doctor

    A doctor who contracted viruses from a mosquito bite while attending a medical conference in India – leaving him barely able to walk or sleep – is taking an NHS organisation to the high court after he said it failed to support him.

    Date: 25 October 2017

  • It’s ‘obvious’ the NHS needs more money, says Tory peer

    The Conservative peer favoured by the Department of Health to head a major NHS body has said it is ‘obvious’ that the NHS needs extra investment and is already running at ‘full stretch’.

    Date: 25 October 2017