Posts Tagged ‘BMA’

Doctors question whether NHS has capacity to re-start routine treatments

Many doctors have ‘little or no confidence’ in the NHS’ ability to provide safe patient care as routine treatments are set to restart. More than ...

Corona pandemic preventing other NHS patients from getting suitable care

Doctors are unable to offer patients the desperate care they need as a result of Covid-19 pandemic, a survey warns. More than half of doctors told a B...

BMA launches independent investigation into allegations of sexist behaviour

The BMA has launched an independently-run investigation into allegations of sexist behaviour. Following accusations by female doctors of "institutional ...

Male doctors at BMA accused of sending female medics unsolicited naked pictures

Female doctors have accused senior members of the British Medical Association of sending unsolicited naked pictures and joking about women’s bra sizes, a...

Consultant Contract delayed until the New Year as negotiations falter over poor pay rise

The ongoing consultant contract negotiations between the BMA and NHS Employers have been further delayed. After years of negotiations, a new consultant ...

BMA project seeks to inform Government of frontline NHS challenges

The BMA has launched a new project aimed at finding solutions to NHS challenges. The doctors’ union has published the first phase of the project, ‘C...

BMA to lobby the Government to decriminalise abortion legal framework

The BMA has called for the complete decriminalisation of abortion and for women to have access to terminations on demand. The union agreed to lobby the ...

“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...