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1 - 12 of 23 results for: Sep 2018
  • The Doctor (September 2018, Issue 1)

    Brexit and what it may cost, beating bullying once and for all and a celebration of overseas doctors – just some of the topics covered in the first issue of The Doctor

    Date: 30 September 2018

  • The consultation: mind over matter

    As a black woman, Samara Linton felt isolated at medical school. Now a junior doctor, she has co-edited an anthology exploring the mental health experience of black, Asian and minority ethnic people in the UK 

    Date: 28 September 2018

  • Call to reform pay-review process

    The BMA has called for fundamental reform of the pay-review process for doctors and dentists

    Date: 27 September 2018

  • Cervical cancer campaign wins BMA patient information award

    A video clip urging women in Scotland to ‘stop fannying about and get tested’ won the top prize in the BMA patient information awards yesterday.

    Date: 26 September 2018

  • GP leader vows to relieve workload

    Alan Stout, the newly elected chair of the BMA Northern Ireland GPs committee, has said he will build on the work of his predecessor Tom Black.

    Date: 26 September 2018

  • Doctors welcome pay review decision

    Doctors in Wales will get a 2 per cent pay increase after the Welsh Government implemented the full recommendations of the Review Body on Doctors’ and Dentists’ Remuneration.

    Date: 26 September 2018

  • Wake-up call

    Doctors who are constantly tired risk their own health and that of their patients. The BMA is pressuring employers to address the causes of sleep deprivation. Tim Tonkin reports

    Date: 24 September 2018

  • New blood pledge to fight for the profession

    Four new leaders in the BMA in Scotland have pledged to fight for the profession at a crucial time for doctors and the NHS.

    Date: 21 September 2018

  • Brexit: give the people the last word

    The public must be given the final say on the Brexit deal for the sake of patients and the NHS, the BMA has said.

    Date: 20 September 2018

  • Promise to 'fight the corner of junior doctors'

    Stephen McAleer has been elected chair of the BMA Northern Ireland junior doctors committee.

    Date: 19 September 2018

  • Blame culture and safety fears on the rise, finds survey

    Doctors are increasingly expected to provide patient care in unsafe environments where a persistent culture of blame stifles learning and discourages innovation.

    Date: 19 September 2018

  • A passage from India

    ‘They come here…’ And so goes the age-old rant about immigrants. In a new series about the incalculable benefits overseas doctors have brought to the NHS, The Doctor thinks it’s time to take that phrase back and put it to good use instead. Here’s the first profile, of south Wales GP Hasmukh Shah. Tim Tonkin reports

    Date: 18 September 2018


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