British Medical Association articles over last 30 days

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2015/04/25 23:37
2015/04/25 23:37
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Tariffs – the prices paid to hospitals to treat patients – have been reduced in the past five years, a trend medical experts say “is making a mockery” of government claims that the NHS has not...
2015/04/25 23:37
2015/04/25 23:37
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2015/04/22 08:08
2015/04/22 08:08
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The Royal College of General Practitioners (Scotland) warned yesterday that population increases over the next five years will leave the country desperately short of doctors. Even if growth comes at...
2015/04/20 08:51
2015/04/20 08:51
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NHS bosses are being criticised for giving themselves pay rises A number of health service bosses are reported to have made more than £ 1million last year, in revelations that have been compared to...
2015/04/18 23:37
2015/04/18 23:37
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Local clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) now spend 16 per cent of their care budget in the private sector and need to manage, monitor and enforce some 15,000 contracts with private providers. A...
2015/04/18 07:51
2015/04/18 07:51
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Although GPs will always encourage patients to come into the surgery as this is where we can provide the best care – an ageing population means that a growing number of patients are unable to make the...
2015/04/18 02:09
2015/04/18 02:09
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However, while their use has fallen overall and Ms Robison said less than one per cent of frontline spending went on private sector treatment, some health boards have continued to routinely rely on...
2015/04/17 07:09
2015/04/17 07:09
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Mr Osborne justifiably called it the biggest pensions shake-up in generations. It’s not for the Government to tell people how to spend their own money, he said. But in last month’s Budget – and now...
2015/04/17 04:58
2015/04/17 04:58
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LANCASHIRE doctors have accused politicians of making “unachievable and headline grabbing promises” ahead of the General Election. It comes after a large-scale survey by the British Medical...
2015/04/16 19:26
2015/04/16 19:26
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Madness in Civilisation: a Cultural History of Insanity from the Bible to Freud, from the Madhouse to Modern Medicine Andrew Scull Thames & Hudson, 448pp, £28 Around the start of the 20th century,...
2015/04/16 17:52
2015/04/16 17:52
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Many doctors working in surgeries have not had a pay rise for 10 years and those who have retired have not been replaced, according to retired GP Dr Charles West. His fears for the state of the...
2015/04/16 16:13
2015/04/16 16:13
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It is clear that incredible pressures on GP services are at the heart of this workforce crisis, with escalating demand having far outstripped capacity. GPs across the region are overworked and...
2015/04/16 05:08
2015/04/16 05:08
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Five of the seven GPs at Kersiebank Medical Practice in Grangemouth have left since January. The exodus is evidence of the GP shortage crisis facing the NHS in Scotland. Patients have had to queue...
2015/04/15 07:51
2015/04/15 07:51
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New charges were introduced last week for overseas visitors and migrants who use NHS hospital services in England. The Department of Health (DoH) said these plans will help recoup up to £500 million...
2015/04/15 07:09
2015/04/15 07:09
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Official figures show there are dozens more GPs in their 50s than in their 30s in Scotland and the BMA believes community doctors want to leave their jobs because of the pressure they are under. A...
2015/04/15 07:09
2015/04/15 07:09
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The Conservatives have pledged to improve access to family doctors, so that all patients have access to a GP seven days a week, with 5,000 more doctors trained. Commitments include same-day...
2015/04/12 08:24
2015/04/12 08:24
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Health trusts have to report the current situation on the last Thursday of each month. And on 20 of those days, hospitals in the Black Country and Staffordshire had no critical care beds...
2015/04/11 14:19
2015/04/11 14:19
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... Parliament was dissolved two weeks ago, the election pledges have come thick and fast. Sadly, politicians from all sides have shared two worrying traits: glossing over the enormous problems...
2015/04/11 07:51
2015/04/11 07:51
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It was introduced in July 1948 and was designed to cover all health care, “free at the point of use – from cradle to grave”. Those ideals continue to dominate the ethos of all who work in it, giving...
2015/04/10 07:51
2015/04/10 07:51
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David Cameron has said the Tories will guarantee access to a GP seven days a week by 2020 if they win the election, but the British Medical Association (BMA) said it found that while half (51%) of GPs...
2015/04/09 18:21
2015/04/09 18:21
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An organisation which has spent the past two decades championing the health and wellbeing of rural communities has been forced to close due to financial issues. The Institute of Rural Health (IRH),...
2015/04/25 23:37
2015/04/25 23:37
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