Tag: British Medical Association
6 months ago
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1 in 9 people are now on waiting lists for NHS treatment in England

The data for the end of November is expected to rise yet again in the coming months when the impact of the latest jun...

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6 months ago
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NHS backlog set to soar after 113,000 appointments axed during strike

The cost of 144-hour walkout to trusts laid is bare by NHS England with officials saying hospitals will take weeks to...

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7 months ago
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Chilling patient care warning from medics over NHS doctors leaving for Australia

In Australia junior doctors can earn £30 an hour from basic pay alone, compared to around £16 an hour in the NHS. “So...

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7 months ago
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Sunak backs NHS leaders recalling striking doctors amid patient safety fears

More than 20 hospitals plead for striking junior doctors to return to work amid patient safety fears - but the BMA re...

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7 months ago
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NHS braces for mass cancellations of operations and appointments during strike

Routine care - including hip replacements and some cancer operations - is expected to come to a near standstill durin...

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7 months ago
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Cancer patients hit as one in three operations cancelled during NHS strikes

A six-day strike by junior doctors from 3 January will pile the pressure on the NHS, with trusts warning one in three...

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7 months ago
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Health Secretary: 'Physician associates will support doctors, not replace them'

Medical associates 'have been proven to be safe and effective' in the UK and abroad, where they have been part of med...

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10 months ago
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Cancer, heart patients and urgent C-sections are being delayed by strikes, NHS warns

NHS England leaders said the joint walkout of both junior doctors and consultants has caused 'significant disruption ...

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10 months ago
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NHS staff plead for patients to be collected as hospitals fill up during strikes

Hospitals are also offering 'fast access one-off grants' for people if they can support someone in the patient's home...

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10 months ago
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Public blame record NHS waiting lists on Government as thousands hit by fresh strikes

In a BMA survey, 42 per cent of the public said ministers were the cause of growing delays and just 15 per cent of pe...

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10 months ago
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Rishi Sunak's NHS plan 'economically illiterate', says former Tory minister

Lord Bethell argues 'we cannot endlessly fund an NHS sickness service' - as BMA hits back at PM over doctors' strikes

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10 months ago
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NHS waiting list rises by 100k in a month to a record 7.7 million people in England

Latest NHS England performance data comes as the Government announced an extra £200m of funding "to boost NHS resilie...

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10 months ago
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No crackdown on surgeons accused of sexually assaulting colleagues until January 2024

The General Medical Council recently updated its Good Medical Practice guidelines, outlining sexual misconduct, but t...

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11 months ago
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This is when consultants and junior doctors will have joint strikes in September and October

Consultants had already announced plans to walk out for 48 hours from 19 September, and will be joined by their junio...

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11 months ago
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Routine hospital care to come to a standstill over next 48 hours as NHS consultants strike

The British Medical Association threatened a three-day walkout by consultants later in the year as the latest walkout...

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12 months ago
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How much doctors are paid and what the Government has offered striking medics, explained

The British Medical Association says real terms pay for junior doctors has fallen by more than 26% since 2008 and is ...

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12 months ago
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One million NHS procedures risk being postponed due to strikes, health leader warns

Sir Julian Hartley, chief executive of NHS Providers, said months of industrial action have cost the health service a...

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12 months ago
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NHS trusts urge people to 'use services wisely' as junior doctors strike for 5th time

Junior doctors are staging their fifth strike, meaning services have seen more than 450 hours without a third of the ...

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about 1 year ago
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Doctors' union accused of sexism and racism after first female chair ousted on maternity leave

Dr Farah Jameel, a family doctor in London, was elected as the first female chair of the BMA’s GP committee in Novemb...

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about 1 year ago
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NHS waiting list likely to pass 9 million unless strikes end 'immediately', senior medic warns

Trusts are on the verge of drawing up major incident plans due to rising waiting lists which the Prime Minister has b...

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about 1 year ago
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NHS strikes leave 'terrifying' winter ahead with service facing worst crisis yet, senior medics

Trust leaders fear further strike action combined with growing waiting lists and a flu spike will leave hospitals str...

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about 1 year ago
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'I've been in pain so long': Patients' frustration grows as NHS strikes cancel more operations

Junior doctors vow to carry on striking calling Rishi Sunak's 'final' 6 per cent offer a real terms pay cut and less ...

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about 1 year ago
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NHS salary scale explained and why junior doctors are striking

The British Medical Association, which represents around 45,000 junior doctors in England, argue that their pay has f...

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about 1 year ago
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NHS waiting lists in England hit record 7.47 million

Tim Mitchell, vice-president and president-elect of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, said the climb in waiti...

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about 1 year ago
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Full list of junior doctors' strikes and what they mean for NHS care

Around 200,000 appointments are expected to be postponed over the next five days as tens of thousands of British Medi...

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about 1 year ago
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The gaping holes in Rishi Sunak's radical plan to fix NHS staff crisis, according to doctors

Up to 9 in 10 medicals students are told to go home early from their placement shift due to the relentless pressure m...

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about 1 year ago
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Long Covid has forced 1 in 5 doctors to reduce their hours or quit their job, says BMA report

British Medical Association report warns medics are being left in financial limbo which is 'contributing to the loss ...

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about 1 year ago
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NHS 'collapsing' with dying patients forced to sleep in corridors and chairs, BMA chair warns

Dr Phil Banfield told the BMA's annual representative meeting in Liverpool that almost every metric measuring the hea...

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over 1 year ago
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Hundreds more of us will quit if junior doctors' strikes continue, GPs warn

Waiting list of 7.2 million people in England set to grow even further following months of industrial action with GPs...

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over 1 year ago
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BMA accuses Somerset hospital of misleading union and revokes permission for medics to work

Union accuses Weston General of misleading it and NHS England over staffing numbers after granting the hospital an ex...

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over 1 year ago
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Junior doctors may strike for a week in May as further action 'inevitable' after Easter walkout

One senior consultant said escalating action would be "the only option open" if the Government and British Medical As...

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over 1 year ago
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Senior medics warn that patients face 10 days of chaos from junior doctors' strike

The former president of the Society for Acute Medicine said hospitals face a "really challenging" 10 consecutive days...

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over 1 year ago
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Junior doctors will strike for 96 hours in April as NHS pay dispute continues

Tens of thousands of medics will strike for 96 hours from 7am 11 April to 7am Saturday 15 April with hundreds of thou...

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over 1 year ago
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Junior doctors in England set to enter pay talks with Government

The British Medical Association said it hoped to "set something up in the near future" regarding talks with the Healt...

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over 1 year ago
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Hospitals will take weeks to recover from junior doctors' 72-hour walkout, NHS leaders warn

Some A&E departments experienced their busiest Monday of the year so far this week as tens of thousands of junior doc...

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over 1 year ago
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What junior doctors do, and why they're going on strike

Junior doctors began a three-day strike today as the British Medical Association ramps up its campaign for pay restor...

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over 1 year ago
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Junior doctors can 'make more serving coffee than saving patients', BMA warns ahead of walkout

On the eve of industrial action junior doctors' leaders have launched an advertising campaign saying they could earn ...

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over 1 year ago
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Don't let student medics near patients on strike days to fill in for junior staff, doctors urge

DAUK asks universities to cancel clinical medical placements during strikes in March over fears students will be unsu...

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over 1 year ago
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Junior doctors set to stage 72-hour walkout without emergency cover in March

Up to 47,600 medics will go on strike next month after an overwhelming majority supported industrial action over the ...

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