Posts Tagged ‘BMA’

“Government displayed a worrying lack of understanding of the NHS and doctors in 2015”

Short-term political expediency and long-term budgetary crisis have had a profound impact on the NHS. This is the New Year message from the chair of BMA...

Junior doctors to strike on three days in December if ‘yes’ vote in BMA ballot

Junior doctors in England will take industrial action on three dates in December — subject to the outcome of the ballot on the proposed contract. The ...

BMA raises three concerns preventing progress on contract negotiatons

The BMA has raised three main concerns on the proposed changes to medical contracts a head of eleventh hour negotiations with the government. In a messa...

“Government has failed to outline any concrete proposals for introducing seven-day services”

Doctors support more seven-day hospital services and have repeatedly called on the government to outline how they will fund and staff them. Despite whateve...

Government must “get real” over the crisis facing the NHS, BMA says

The government must “get real” over the crisis facing the NHS, Dr Mark Porter told delegates at the BMA’s annual representative meeting in Liverpool...

“The truth behind the BMA pay rise story”

Many of you will have read The Guardian’s article, which gives details of a decision made by BMA Council in November 2014, on the remuneration of the Ass...

Pay rise puts senior BMA officers in spotlight

The BMA has sparked anger by secretly awarding its senior figures pay rises of up to 137% and doubling its leader’s salary to £172,000 at a time when do...

‘Doctors voting with feet in neglected areas’

The BMA has set out six priorities for the new Conservative government in a new document Securing a healthier future for the National Health Service. 1. A...

BMA: No nore games with emergency units

Doctors’ leaders are today calling on all politicians to not repeat the mistakes of the past, which have left A&Es across the country bursting at the...

Excessive workloads are leading to burnout

Excessive consultant workloads are preventing the delivery of good care, the chair of the BMA's consultants committee told its annual conference. It will ...

Campaign calls on MPs to stop game playing

Doctors’ leaders unveiled a major new campaign ahead of the General Election calling for an open and honest public debate about securing the future of th...