Junior doctors plot a fresh strike in a new pay row weeks after being offered a 1 per cent pay rise
The British Medical Association has been polling members to assess their 'strength of feeling' for industrial action. More than 80 per cent of the doctors polled said they were willing to strike. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

One in four GPs would consider quitting their jobs to work for a health diagnosis app
Dr Krishna Kasaraneni, from the British Medical Association, claims most doctors prefer face-to-face consultations but are increasingly frustrated by 'unmanageable workloads' and 'chronic underfunding'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

DOCTORS insist they should not be forced to terror-suspect patients
The Government ’s anti-terror programme Prevent is ‘too intrusive’ and is damaging trust between doctors and patients according to the British Medical Association's annual general meeting. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Patients criticised for rating GPs' looks on social media
Images are being shared without doctors' consent, the British Medical Association's annual meeting hears. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - June 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Babies at risk of being harmed by mothers with postnatal depression due to lack of help on the NHS
The British Medical Association say one in five women experience a mental health problem during pregnancy or the first year after birth, but often receive inadequate care from the NHS (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Doctors call for final vote on Brexit
Tory Brexiteer Jacob Rees Mogg has accused the British Medical Association of ignoring the will of their patients by calling for a final vote on any deal secured by the government to leave the EU. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

GPs should lock their doors and not let patients inside in the event of a chemical terror attack
The British Medical Association has criticised the handling of the poisoning of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter earlier this year, saying medics were 'in the dark'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UK has fewer doctors, nurses and beds than other western countries, leading doctor warns
Dr Chaand Nagpaul, council chariman of the British Medical Association claims the 'vast funding gap' means the UK has 35,000 fewer hospital beds and 10,000 less doctors than the rest of Europe. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scotland moves to soft opt out for organ donation
Move welcomed by the British Medical Association Related items fromOnMedica Organ Donation Bill gets its second reading for opt-out system Pressure threatens integration and transformation plans Hospitals fall short of standards on post mortem consent GPs warn government: fund service properly or it will collapse Health Foundation sets out reasons for more NHS investment (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - June 12, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Applying for practice manager development funding too complicated, says BMA
The British Medical Association (BMA) is recommending the NHS to simplify the application process for practice manager development funding.  In ananalysis published today on the general practice forward view (GPFV), the medical trade union said the process to access the funding allocated to the practice manager development programme‘needs to be simplified’. Hide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Management in Practice)
Source: Management in Practice - June 8, 2018 Category: Practice Management Authors: vfiore Tags: *** Editor ' s Pick Finance Practice development Practice management Latest News Source Type: news

Millions more patients will have to find new GP surgeries, experts predict
Around one in ten practices in England have already shut down over the last six years, and the nationals shortage of GPs could lead to many more closures, say the British Medical Association (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Enhancing junior doctors' working lives: a progress report 2018
This progress report provides an update on the work that Health Education England has completed with partners including the British Medical Association, the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges and the General Medical Council over the past year in response to the concerns doctors in training have raised and to help boost morale. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - June 5, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

10-minute GP consultations are a 'DISASTER' says royal college vice chairman
The British Medical Association (BMA) and the Royal College of General Practitioners have said that 10-minute consultations are inadequate considering the complexity of patients' needs. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

10-minute GP consultations are a 'DISASTER' says royal college chair
The British Medical Association (BMA) and the Royal College of General Practitioners have said that 10-minute consultations are inadequate considering the complexity of patients' needs. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

10-minute GP consultations are a 'DISASTER', warns royal college chair
The British Medical Association (BMA) and the Royal College of General Practitioners have said that 10-minute consultations are inadequate considering the complexity of patients' needs. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news