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No-deal Brexit will “make the disintegration of the health service an ever more real prospect”, BMA warns

September 2, 2019
Manufacturing and Production, Medical Communications, Research and Development, Sales and Marketing BMA, NHS, UK, brexit, pharma

As the UK hurtles towards a catastrophic and autocratic exit from the European Union, the British Medical Association (BMA) has …

NHS spends £26 million on consultancy

December 18, 2018
Manufacturing and Production BMA, Consultancy, Jobs, NHS, health

Private consultancy firms were paid at least £26 million as part of a reorganisation of the NHS, in what has …

Mandeville KL, Satherley R, Hall JA, et al Political views of doctors in the UK: a cross-sectional study J Epidemiol Community Health Published Online First: 30 July 2018. doi: 10.1136/jech-2018-210801

Study reveals doctors political views as BMA backs Brexit final say

July 31, 2018
Manufacturing and Production BMA, NHS, UK, brexit, doctors, politics

The London-based British Medical Association (BMA), which represents 156,000 doctors and 19,000 medical students, is supporting calls for a ‘final …


Public dissatisfaction with NHS found to be growing, says BMA

June 26, 2017
Medical Communications, Sales and Marketing BMA, NHS

The British Medical Association has revealed that a poll, conducted by British doctors, shows that levels of public dissatisfaction with …

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Cameron restates £8 billion NHS funding plans

May 18, 2015
Sales and Marketing BMA, Cameron, NHS, UK

UK prime minister David Cameron has committed to extra funding for the NHS in his first major speech following the …

Doctors warn of urgent care ‘chaos’

November 12, 2014
Sales and Marketing BMA, GPs, NHS, doctors, nagpaul, pac

Doctors’ leaders are demanding greater investment in out-of-hours GP services, warning of ‘fragmentation’ and underfunding, and branding the current system …

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UK to ‘guarantee’ seven-day access to GPs

September 30, 2014
Medical Communications, Research and Development, Sales and Marketing BMA, Cameron, GPs, NHS, UK, doctors

Under a UK Conservative government everyone would have access to GP care seven days a week as well as a …

Big data ‘road map’ launched by ABPI

November 22, 2013
Medical Communications, Research and Development, Sales and Marketing ABPI, BMA, NIHR, data, transparency

The ABPI has launched a new initiative that aims to harness the potential of big data to improve patient care …

‘Old fashioned’ doctors in new GP contract

November 15, 2013
Sales and Marketing BMA, GP, Hunt, Labour, NHS, UK, doctors

The government is changing GPs’ contract with the NHS in a bid to “bring back old-fashioned family doctors” who will …

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Mixed response to ‘seven-day’ NHS

December 20, 2012
Sales and Marketing BMA, CCGs, NHS, RCP

The NHS’s possible move to seven-day working has received a mixed welcome, with the BMA dubbing the proposals ‘too crude’. …

Reports back doctor contract changes

December 18, 2012
Sales and Marketing BMA, DDRB, NHS, doctors, reform

The government looks to be heading towards a showdown with clinician groups over proposed changes to doctors’ contracts. It has …

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CCG warning for doctors from BMA

September 27, 2012
Sales and Marketing BMA, CCG, NHS, doctors

GPs have been urged to scrutinise the small print of the new clinical commissioning group (CCG) constitutions before they sign …


Doctors’ union the BMA appoints new chairman

July 2, 2012
Medical Communications, Research and Development, Sales and Marketing BMA, Dr Mark Porter, appointment

Dr Mark Porter, a consultant anaesthetist in Coventry, has been elected new chairman of the British Medical Association’s UK Council. …

Despite pressure from ministers, doctors strike

June 21, 2012
Sales and Marketing Andrew Lansley, BMA, doctors, strike

The British Medical Association is going ahead with its planned strike today, despite a last ditch effort from ministers to …

UK doctors vote to strike

May 30, 2012
Medical Communications BMA, GPs, NHS, UK government, doctors, strike

Doctors will take industrial action for the first time in almost 40 years, the British Medical Association has confirmed.  The …

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