Posts Tagged ‘BMA’

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...

BMA submits evidence on doctor contracts

The BMA has reiterated calls for any proposed changes to doctors’ contracts to be best for patients, fair for doctors and sustainable for the NHS. This ...

BMA says funding crisis will engulf NHS

Demand on services is now far outstripping supply, particularly in emergency medicine and general practice, leading to delays in accessing care, waiting ti...

Pay review body to make contract proposals

The government has shelved talks with the BMA over the consultant and junior contracts and has asked the independent pay review body for doctors to make re...

The doctor contracts that were on the table…

Talks have just broken down over the consultant and junior doctor contracts, with the BMA walking away from the negotiations. The following are the key de...

Contract negotiations end over safety concerns

Negotiations on new contracts for consultants and junior doctors have broken down. The BMA said the government is refusing to agree necessary safeguards t...

BMA response to ring-fencing of health funding

At the Conservative Party Conference, David Cameron said funding for the NHS in England will be ring-fenced if the Conservatives are in power after the nex...

“Not too late to undo the damage to the NHS”

It is not too late for the government to undo the damage caused to the NHS through unnecessary reforms, year-on-year cuts and failed ideology, the BM...

Take the politics out of the NHS once and for all

A BMA survey reveals the public believe health policy is primarily designed to win votes rather than improve the NHS. The NHS remains one of the most pol...

We can work together to improve doctors’ lives

The Scottish government has committed to ending the practice of rostering junior doctors for seven full night shifts in a row. There is a growing body of...

“Make changeover period for doctors less chaotic”

The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges has proposed that F1s continue to start in August, while other trainees start or change in September each year. Here...