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BMA consulstants committee deputy chair Dr Helen Fidler said: "As winter approaches this becomes even more urgent. We simply cannot afford to lose any more of our most experienced doctors’ expertise."
30 October 2019
BMA consultants committee surgical lead Dr David Shipstone said: "Ministers must scrap the damaging annual and tapered annual allowance now so that experienced doctors can continue to provide the best possible care to their patients without ending up financially worse off."
29 October 2019
Responding to the Written Statement on the Substance Misuse Delivery Plan 2019-2022, Dr Ian Harris, Member of GPC Wales, welcomed the news
28 October 2019
BMA responds to survey that showed almost half of public does not believe Prime Minister's assurances
BMA GP committee chair Dr Richard Vautrey said: "Practices are striving to reach everyone who can be vaccinated using every opportunity to encourage uptake of vaccinations"
25 October 2019
BMA responds to Government consultation on NHS pensions flexibilities
24 October 2019
GPC Wales is supportive of NHS Wales' decision to cancel the contract.
GPC Wales chair Dr Phil White says the issue needs to be addressed with urgency.
BMA responds to GMC workforce report
Dr Phil White, chair GPC Wales comments on the findings of the report
23 October 2019
Doctors are calling on the Government to take urgent action to improve low levels of physical activity across the UK which is directly contributing to poor population health.
BMA Cymru Wales will work in social partnership with Welsh Government and NHS Wales Employers to review the Welsh junior doctor contract
Dr Chaand Nagpaul, BMA council chair, said: "For too long inadequate amounts of money have been used as sticking plasters for short-term solutions in the NHS, gradually depriving our health service of much-needed clinical equipment and buildings that are fit for the 21st Century."
18 October 2019
Dr David Bailey welcomes the Welsh Government's Healthy Weight Healthy Wales strategy
17 October 2019
Dr Chaand Nagpaul, BMA council chair, said: "I am determined that we learn from [the report], and, most importantly that we make the necessary changes to ensure we become a truly inclusive association by implementing the recommendations."
Dr Alan Stout, chair of BMA Northern Ireland's GP committee responds to Regional Launch of Primary Care Multi-Disciplinary Team Programme
15 October 2019
BMA council chair Dr Chaand Nagpaul said: "While the Government has today set out its ambitions, the NHS requires immediate, decisive, action."
14 October 2019
BMA council chair Dr Chaand Nagpaul responds to the latest NHS performance stats which reveal that this summer was the worst on record and A&E September waits are worse outside of winter since 2010.
10 October 2019
BMA junior doctor committee chair, Dr Sarah Hallett, said: "By adopting the steps in this Charter, employers can begin to make the necessary improvements for their staff.”
Dr Chaand Nagpaul, BMA council chair, said: "Given what’s at stake, no-deal must be avoided to protect the nation’s health.”
08 October 2019
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