Posts Tagged ‘BMA’

“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...

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...