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Paediatric orthopaedic surgeon Mr Simon Baker has been elected chair of the BMA's Scottish Consultants Committee.
31 August 2016
Mita Dhullipala, a 4th year medical student studying at the University of Glasgow has been elected as the new chair of BMA Scotland’s medical students committee (SMSC).
29 August 2016
The BMA comments on reports that draft sustainability and transformation plans show that cuts to NHS services are being drawn up.
26 August 2016
The BMA responds to NHS Improvement’s quarter-one performance figures.
25 August 2016
The BMA comments on the news that A&E services at County Hospital in Stafford have been suspended for under-18s because senior clinicians have advised that the service is “not currently clinically safe".
24 August 2016
The BMA comments on leaked papers which criticise the Government’s regular references to the highly contentious "weekend effect".
23 August 2016
The BMA responds to secret documents showing concern over 7-day NHS
22 August 2016
GP leaders in England have welcomed NHS England’s (NHSE) agreement to take forward proposals from the BMA’s GP committee’s (GPC) campaign, Urgent Prescription for General Practice which called for a package of support to address the growing crisis facing GP services.
BMA responds to government's long-awaited and disappointing childhood obesity strategy
18 August 2016
BMA response to the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health's warning that paediatric care is being compromised by staff shortages, and that the imposition of the junior doctor contract has had a huge impact of morale
16 August 2016
BMA GPs committee deputy chair Richard Vautrey responds to St Helens CCG's withdrawal of proposed ban on non-urgent GP referrals
11 August 2016
BMA Cymru Wales comments on launch of the SAS charter for Wales, jointly developed by BMA Cymru Wales, the Welsh Government, NHS employers and the Welsh Deanery
10 August 2016
The BMA comments on the news that United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust are considering shutting Grantham and District Hospital’s accident and emergency department at night to combat a staffing crisis.
The BMA has secured important new legal protections for junior doctors acting as whistleblowers
GP leaders have called the decision by St Helens Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) to suspend the non-urgent referral of patients to local hospitals for financial reasons as "unacceptable" and urged the government to step in to resolve the crisis.
09 August 2016
BMA response to Which survey findings on supermarket's promotions of unhealthy food
04 August 2016
Dr David Wrigley has been elected as the new deputy chair of BMA council to replace Dr Kailash Chaand, who is stepping down from the position.
03 August 2016
The BMA responds to a High Court decision which ruled that the NHS in England can fund PrEP, a drug that can prevent HIV.
02 August 2016