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BMA council chair Dr Chaand Nagpaul said: “Doctors welcomed news of a long-term funding settlement for the NHS but this latest development will seem a tough pill to swallow."
30 June 2018
Dr Richard Vautrey, BMA GP committee chair, said: “Medicine is far more than diagnosis, and is certainly more than an algorithm."
28 June 2018
Mita Dhullipala, BMA medical students committee co-chair, said: "Both educators and policy-makers must first recognise these unique pressures, and act to ensure proper support is there"
27 June 2018
Dr John D Woods has expressed concern over the low morale among the profession in Northern Ireland
The British Medical Association has today called for free sanitary products to be provided to help end period poverty.
26 June 2018
Dr Ram Kumar, chair of the BMA's Welsh SAS committee, has called for safe medical staffing levels in Welsh hospitals
Two thirds of doctors who responded to a BMA survey in Scotland think inadequate resources are significantly affecting the quality and safety of care provided by the NHS.
Dr Richard Vautrey's speech to the BMA's Annual Representative Meeting in Brighton.
BMA board of science chair Professor Dame Parveen Kumar said: “While rates of tobacco use continue to decline, almost one in six adults still smoke, and smoking remains the leading cause of premature death in the UK."
Dr David Bailey has told the BMA's 2018 annual representative meeting that 76% of doctors in Wales believe health services have worsened over the last 12 months
Doctors at the BMA’s annual conference have said they are disappointed some people wait far longer than others to begin treatment for autism.
25 June 2018
Dr Om Aggarwal has decried the impossible pressure placed on NHS staff during winter months
Dr Hannah Barham-Brown, JDC deputy co-chair, said: "We are extremely concerned that many people with disabilities are being discouraged from entering the profession because they are not adequately supported during training"
The leader of the nation’s doctors has warned of an “all year” crisis in the NHS where pressure on services in the summer is as bad as those in the winter
Professor Dame Parveen Kumar, BMA board of science chair, said: “The Government has listened to many doctors’ concerns about how best we tackle the pressing problem of childhood obesity and this next stage of the plan shows the potential to illuminate the path towards a healthier future for generations to come."
24 June 2018
The BMA comments on Home Office proposals on settled status for EU workers.
21 June 2018
Professor Dame Parveen Kumar, BMA board of science chair, said: “This Clean Air Day (Thursday 21 June) we need to have a conversation about how the air we breathe poses significant risks to our health."
BMA Cymru Wales, the Welsh Government and NHS Wales Employers agree to develop a fatigue and facilities charter for Wales
20 June 2018
Dr Chaand Nagpaul, BMA council chair, said: "The BMA has long-argued that this obstructive cap was doing real damage to patient services across the country"
14 June 2018
BMA Scotland Chair responds to the publication of the publication of new public health priorities and warns they must be supported by “bold, concrete and concerted” actions