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We are the trade union and professional body for doctors and medical students in the UK.
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The BMA 7h
Replying to @Pospo @bmj_latest and 2 others
Hello, you may be interested in the full survey results (including responses from psychiatrists) which are available here:
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The BMA 9h
Severe cuts left the UK more vulnerable to COVID – while the huge bill from tackling the pandemic could make austerity even worse.  reports:
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The BMA 12h
Doctors in England, Wales and Northern Ireland: help us lobby on the issues that matter to you by completing our latest tracker survey:
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The BMA 16h
"I will not cry in front of you but please know that when I tell you these words, my heart breaks too." A runner-up in the competition, Dr Revati Naran recalls her emotions as she conveyed some devastating news - read the moving article here:
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London Assembly 17h
LIVE: What must be done to ensure London is COVID-19 ready? We're discussing attitudes towards vaccines, particularly vaccines, with & Share your thoughts on COVID-19 vaccines: 📺Tune in
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The BMA Oct 19
"I think the added pressure of Covid infection is putting a huge strain on the system, and all NHS staff are extremely worried that we're in for a bumpy ride over the winter months." Dr Indy Kapila spoke to this evening on the situation in North West England
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BMA Consultants Oct 19
Chair of our consultants committee Rob Harwood warns unless urgent action is taken to address NHS staffing problems, the long-term consequences could be ‘catastrophic’. Our new paper – developed with eight other medical bodies – outlines solutions
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The Royal College of Radiologists Oct 19
The RCR worked with fellow royal colleges to contribute to today's new report, which highlights shortages across the consultant workforce and makes a series of recommendations to boost recruitment and retention. Find out more:
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The BMA Oct 19
"Our region has been in a state of high infection rates for some time... we need some additional measures in place in combination with measures recommended by the BMA" Dr Indeewar Kapila speaks to . Read our recommendations here:
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The BMA Oct 19
It's - an opportunity to celebrate diversity and the contribution of black medics up and down the UK
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Doctors of the World Oct 19
Check out this great animation by , with support from . Translated into Punjab, Urdu + Arabic, this film offers information on medical rights, protection & self-care strategies for UK communities.
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The BMA Oct 19
Replying to @TheBMA
If we are to avoid this shortage becoming a crisis, Government must take on board our suggestions for practical solutions that will stem the tide of consultants leaving the NHS – particularly against the backdrop of the pandemic
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The BMA Oct 19
Our new report, released today with eight other medical professional bodies, has highlighted a significant shortage of consultants in hospitals across England as increasing numbers of senior doctors leave the NHS earlier than anticipated
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The BMA Oct 18
Replying to @essdubs2 @itvnews
Hi there, unfortunately we don't have a direct clip to the ITV interview. However, you can watch Dr Indeewar Kapila speak on the issue here
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The BMA Oct 18
Dr Indeewar Kapila, BMA North West regional consultant committee chair, spoke to tonight on the number of patients in Manchester ICUs and the pressures faced by doctors in the region.
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The BMA Oct 18
Our chair of council spoke to today to address the BMA's concerns with sharing test and trace data with the police- "we believe this will be counterproductive, and it will deter people from coming forward to be tested."
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BMA Consultants Oct 18
"In the first wave, we cancelled most operations, so there were more beds available... But now hospitals are pretty full because the winter pressure is starting." Deputy chair of BMA consultants committee warns of "a perfect storm" - read more
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The BMA Oct 18
A recent survey of our members revealed the challenges doctors can face when working through the menopause. As a result, we’ve developed a series of recommendations to help improve support - read more here
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The BMA Oct 18
The BMA have said that the test-and-trace system needed "the full confidence of the public" to be effective. Involvement from the police could be a deterrent to testing, read more:
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Lauren Laverne Oct 18
Today on : meet the remarkable Prof Averil Mansfield - the UK’s first female professor of surgery, first woman president of , award winner - and she's a musician too! Don't miss her incredible story - 11am
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