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Daily Telegraph
the alarming shortfall of A&E doctors at weekendsThe British Medical Association is facing a deadline either to agree to changes
the alarming shortfall of A&E doctors at weekends
Daily Telegraph / Posted 32 minutes ago
The British Medical Association is facing a deadline either to agree to changes in consultants’ contracts to improve the level of weekend cover or see a new deal imposed on them. Jeremy Hunt, the Health Secretary, has said that unless agreement is... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Doctors need 'emotional resilience' training like soldiers in Afghanistan“Army personnel have told me that they would not begin resilience training just
Doctors need 'emotional resilience' training like soldiers in Afghanistan
Daily Telegraph / Posted 8 hours ago
“Army personnel have told me that they would not begin resilience training just as they’re about to deploy and I fully understand that. The army discovered some time ago that soldiers under pressure aren’t helped if they are just told to keep a stiff... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Doctors need 'emotional resiliance' training like soldiers in Afghanistan“Army personnel have told me that they would not begin resilience training just
Doctors need 'emotional resiliance' training like soldiers in Afghanistan
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
“Army personnel have told me that they would not begin resilience training just as they’re about to deploy and I fully understand that. The army discovered some time ago that soldiers under pressure aren’t helped if they are just told to keep a stiff... Read more
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walesonline
Swansea University experts are examining the mental health of doctorsThey often work hard, long hours and much has been written about the risks pose
Swansea University experts are examining the mental health of doctors
walesonline / Posted 5 days ago
They often work hard, long hours and much has been written about the risks posed to patients from tired and inexperienced staff. But what about the risks to the doctors themselves? And where do they turn when they can’t cope?” The money, from the... Read more
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walesonline
Senior surgeon who was suspended from post for more than three years sacked for bullying and harassing fellow workersA senior surgeon suspended from his post for more than three years has been dis
Senior surgeon who was suspended from post for more than three years sacked for bullying and harassing fellow workers
walesonline / Posted 6 days ago
A senior surgeon suspended from his post for more than three years has been dismissed after an inquiry panel found him guilty of bullying and harassing fellow workers. Sources said that around 40 individuals had come forward to complain about the... Read more
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Express and Star
E-cigarettes to help Black Country smokers kick habit? « Express & StarSandwell Council believes the rise in e-cigarette use is an opportunity to help
E-cigarettes to help Black Country smokers kick habit? « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 8 days ago
Sandwell Council believes the rise in e-cigarette use is an opportunity to help some of the 55,000 smokers in the borough kick the habit. It wants to spend £110,000 of taxpayers money on improving its stop smoking services, part of which will be for... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
E-cigarettes helping thousands in Greater Manchester to quit smoking, say health expertsE-cigs are behind a massive drop in people signing up for NHS programmes to qui
E-cigarettes helping thousands in Greater Manchester to quit smoking, say health experts
Manchester Evening News / Posted 11 days ago
E-cigs are behind a massive drop in people signing up for NHS programmes to quit smoking, say health experts. The number of people trying to stub out the habit with the help of the NHS Stop Smoking service in Greater Manchester fell by over a third... Read more
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Channel 4 News
E-cigarettes could be prescribed by the NHSThe report, carried out by academics for Public Health England, claimed that th
E-cigarettes could be prescribed by the NHS
Channel 4 News / Posted 11 days ago
The report, carried out by academics for Public Health England, claimed that the controversial devices should be prescribed by doctors to help smokers quit. But what are the devices as does everyone agree? Why is this a big deal? Currently there... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Nottingham professor backs calls for electronic cigarettes to be prescibed on the NHSA Nottingham health expert was welcomed news that electronic cigarettes could b
Nottingham professor backs calls for electronic cigarettes to be prescibed on the NHS
Nottingham Post / Posted 11 days ago
A Nottingham health expert was welcomed news that electronic cigarettes could be prescribed on the NHS. Professor John Britton, director of the UK Centre for Tobacco & Alcohol Studies at the University of Nottingham's Faculty of Medicine and Health... Read more
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Ekklesia
Neglect of sick people and the assisted dying debateDebate over assisted dying has become more intense, as the UK parliament prepar
Neglect of sick people and the assisted dying debate
Ekklesia / Posted 14 days ago
Debate over assisted dying has become more intense, as the UK parliament prepares to discuss a bill to make this legal. Meanwhile many face suffering which could, and should, be prevented under existing law. This poses an ethical challenge to those... Read more
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Evening Standard
Paramedics to be trained as GPs under NHS proposalsControversial NHS plans could see paramedics filling in for GPs. Under the pro
Paramedics to be trained as GPs under NHS proposals
Evening Standard / Posted 15 days ago
Controversial NHS plans could see paramedics filling in for GPs. Under the proposals announced by NHS England paramedics would be given four months training before taking on some of the procedures normally carried out by GPs, according to... Read more
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Northern Echo
East GP shortage means 7-day service is "undeliverable"Figures highlighted this week by the British Medical Association (BMA) showed t
East GP shortage means 7-day service is "undeliverable"
Northern Echo / Posted 15 days ago
Figures highlighted this week by the British Medical Association (BMA) showed that only 99 of the 193 trainee GP posts in the North-East were filled - the worst rate in the country. Dr Chaand Nagpaul, BMA GP committee chair, said the figures laid... Read more
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Express and Star
Plans for paramedics to take on GP roles « Express & StarRoutine appointments, out-of-hours services and prescriptions form part of a ne
Plans for paramedics to take on GP roles « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 15 days ago
Routine appointments, out-of-hours services and prescriptions form part of a new-look paramedic role under proposals designed to deal with a shortage in family doctors, the Daily Mail said. It said paramedics would train, part-time, for four months... Read more
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express
NHS crisis: Paramedics standing in for GPs would put patients at risk, experts warn NEW proposals for paramedics to stand in for GPs after just 16 weeks of train
NHS crisis: Paramedics standing in for GPs would put patients at risk, experts warn
express / Posted 15 days ago
NEW proposals for paramedics to stand in for GPs after just 16 weeks of training could put patients at risk, experts have warned. The controversial plans have been... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Plans for paramedics to take on GP roles « Shropshire StarRoutine appointments, out-of-hours services and prescriptions form part of a ne
Plans for paramedics to take on GP roles « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 15 days ago
Routine appointments, out-of-hours services and prescriptions form part of a new-look paramedic role under proposals designed to deal with a shortage in family doctors, the Daily Mail said. It said paramedics would train, part-time, for four months... Read more
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guardian-series
Plans for paramedics to take on GP rolesParamedics will be trained to do some procedures normally carried out by GPs, a
Plans for paramedics to take on GP roles
guardian-series / Posted 15 days ago
Paramedics will be trained to do some procedures normally carried out by GPs, according to reports. Routine appointments, out-of-hours services and prescriptions form part of a new-look paramedic role under proposals designed to deal with a shortage... Read more
22 related stories
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Harrow Times
Plans for paramedics to take on GP rolesParamedics will be trained to do some procedures normally carried out by GPs, a
Plans for paramedics to take on GP roles
Harrow Times / Posted 15 days ago
Paramedics will be trained to do some procedures normally carried out by GPs, according to reports. Routine appointments, out-of-hours services and prescriptions form part of a new-look paramedic role under proposals designed to deal with a shortage... Read more
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This is West Country
Plans for paramedics to take on GP rolesParamedics will be trained to do some procedures normally carried out by GPs, a
Plans for paramedics to take on GP roles
This is West Country / Posted 15 days ago
Paramedics will be trained to do some procedures normally carried out by GPs, according to reports. Routine appointments, out-of-hours services and prescriptions form part of a new-look paramedic role under proposals designed to deal with a shortage... Read more
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Gazette News
Plans for paramedics to take on GP rolesParamedics will be trained to do some procedures normally carried out by GPs, a
Plans for paramedics to take on GP roles
Gazette News / Posted 15 days ago
Paramedics will be trained to do some procedures normally carried out by GPs, according to reports. Routine appointments, out-of-hours services and prescriptions form part of a new-look paramedic role under proposals designed to deal with a shortage... Read more
22 related stories
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Bolton News
Plans for paramedics to take on GP rolesParamedics will be trained to do some procedures normally carried out by GPs, a
Plans for paramedics to take on GP roles
Bolton News / Posted 15 days ago
Paramedics will be trained to do some procedures normally carried out by GPs, according to reports. Routine appointments, out-of-hours services and prescriptions form part of a new-look paramedic role under proposals designed to deal with a shortage... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Plans for paramedics to take on GP roles Routine appointments, out-of-hours services and prescriptions are included in
Plans for paramedics to take on GP roles
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 15 days ago
Routine appointments, out-of-hours services and prescriptions are included in plans for a new-look paramedic role Paramedics will be trained to do some procedures normally carried out by GPs, according to... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Plans for paramedics to take on GP rolesParamedics will be trained to do some procedures normally carried out by GPs, a
Plans for paramedics to take on GP roles
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 15 days ago
Paramedics will be trained to do some procedures normally carried out by GPs, according to reports. Routine appointments, out-of-hours services and prescriptions form part of a new-look paramedic role under proposals designed to deal with a shortage... Read more
22 related stories
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Wandsworth Guardian
Plans for paramedics to take on GP rolesParamedics will be trained to do some procedures normally carried out by GPs, a
Plans for paramedics to take on GP roles
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 15 days ago
Paramedics will be trained to do some procedures normally carried out by GPs, according to reports. Routine appointments, out-of-hours services and prescriptions form part of a new-look paramedic role under proposals designed to deal with a shortage... Read more
22 related stories
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Croydon Guardian
Plans for paramedics to take on GP rolesParamedics will be trained to do some procedures normally carried out by GPs, a
Plans for paramedics to take on GP roles
Croydon Guardian / Posted 15 days ago
Paramedics will be trained to do some procedures normally carried out by GPs, according to reports. Routine appointments, out-of-hours services and prescriptions form part of a new-look paramedic role under proposals designed to deal with a shortage... Read more
22 related stories
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Hampshire Chronicle
Plans for paramedics to take on GP rolesParamedics will be trained to do some procedures normally carried out by GPs, a
Plans for paramedics to take on GP roles
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 15 days ago
Paramedics will be trained to do some procedures normally carried out by GPs, according to reports. Routine appointments, out-of-hours services and prescriptions form part of a new-look paramedic role under proposals designed to deal with a shortage... Read more
22 related stories
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This is Oxfordshire
Plans for paramedics to take on GP rolesParamedics will be trained to do some procedures normally carried out by GPs, a
Plans for paramedics to take on GP roles
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 15 days ago
Paramedics will be trained to do some procedures normally carried out by GPs, according to reports. Routine appointments, out-of-hours services and prescriptions form part of a new-look paramedic role under proposals designed to deal with a shortage... Read more
22 related stories
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Lancashire Telegraph
Plans for paramedics to take on GP rolesParamedics will be trained to do some procedures normally carried out by GPs, a
Plans for paramedics to take on GP roles
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 15 days ago
Paramedics will be trained to do some procedures normally carried out by GPs, according to reports. Routine appointments, out-of-hours services and prescriptions form part of a new-look paramedic role under proposals designed to deal with a shortage... Read more
22 related stories
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Northern Echo
Plans for paramedics to take on GP rolesHealth campaigners voiced concerns about the quality of care provided by the tr
Plans for paramedics to take on GP roles
Northern Echo / Posted 15 days ago
Health campaigners voiced concerns about the quality of care provided by the trained-up paramedics. But NHS England said there were plenty of benefits for patients should the proposals get the green light. Suzanne Rastrick, chief allied health... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Plans for paramedics to take on GP rolesParamedics will be trained to do some procedures normally carried out by GPs, a
Plans for paramedics to take on GP roles
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 15 days ago
Paramedics will be trained to do some procedures normally carried out by GPs, according to reports. Routine appointments, out-of-hours services and prescriptions form part of a new-look paramedic role under proposals designed to deal with a shortage... Read more
22 related stories
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Kingston Guardian
Plans for paramedics to take on GP rolesParamedics will be trained to do some procedures normally carried out by GPs, a
Plans for paramedics to take on GP roles
Kingston Guardian / Posted 15 days ago
Paramedics will be trained to do some procedures normally carried out by GPs, according to reports. Routine appointments, out-of-hours services and prescriptions form part of a new-look paramedic role under proposals designed to deal with a shortage... Read more
22 related stories
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Oxford Mail
Plans for paramedics to take on GP rolesParamedics will be trained to do some procedures normally carried out by GPs, a
Plans for paramedics to take on GP roles
Oxford Mail / Posted 15 days ago
Paramedics will be trained to do some procedures normally carried out by GPs, according to reports. Routine appointments, out-of-hours services and prescriptions form part of a new-look paramedic role under proposals designed to deal with a shortage... Read more
22 related stories
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Streatham Guardian
Plans for paramedics to take on GP rolesParamedics will be trained to do some procedures normally carried out by GPs, a
Plans for paramedics to take on GP roles
Streatham Guardian / Posted 15 days ago
Paramedics will be trained to do some procedures normally carried out by GPs, according to reports. Routine appointments, out-of-hours services and prescriptions form part of a new-look paramedic role under proposals designed to deal with a shortage... Read more
22 related stories
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Bury Times
Plans for paramedics to take on GP rolesParamedics will be trained to do some procedures normally carried out by GPs, a
Plans for paramedics to take on GP roles
Bury Times / Posted 15 days ago
Paramedics will be trained to do some procedures normally carried out by GPs, according to reports. Routine appointments, out-of-hours services and prescriptions form part of a new-look paramedic role under proposals designed to deal with a shortage... Read more
22 related stories
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Gazette
Plans for paramedics to take on GP rolesParamedics will be trained to do some procedures normally carried out by GPs, a
Plans for paramedics to take on GP roles
Gazette / Posted 15 days ago
Paramedics will be trained to do some procedures normally carried out by GPs, according to reports. Routine appointments, out-of-hours services and prescriptions form part of a new-look paramedic role under proposals designed to deal with a shortage... Read more
22 related stories
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Belfast Telegraph
David Cameron in schools pledge to mark 100-day anniversary David Cameron outlined a promise to expand on a manifesto promise to convert
David Cameron in schools pledge to mark 100-day anniversary
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 15 days ago
David Cameron outlined a promise to expand on a manifesto promise to convert failing and coasting schools into academies in a Daily Telegraph article David Cameron will mark the 100-day... Read more
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Shropshire Star
David Cameron in schools pledge to mark 100-day anniversary « Shropshire StarThe Prime Minister outlined a promise to expand on a manifesto promise to conve
David Cameron in schools pledge to mark 100-day anniversary « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 15 days ago
The Prime Minister outlined a promise to expand on a manifesto promise to convert failing and coasting schools into academies in a Daily Telegraph article. Mr Cameron said the Government would recruit more academy sponsors and back head teachers to... Read more
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ITV.com
Actress Liz Carr: 'We need an Assisted Living Bill, not an Assisted Dying Bill'I’m not religious, I’m not anti-choice and yet I, along with many other disable
Actress Liz Carr: 'We need an Assisted Living Bill, not an Assisted Dying Bill'
ITV.com / Posted 16 days ago
I’m not religious, I’m not anti-choice and yet I, along with many other disabled people who are involved in the international organisation Not Dead Yet, oppose the legalisation of assisted suicide. We believe that if the Assisted Dying Bill passes,... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Junior doctors vote not to re-enter talks over new contract in hours rowThe rift between the medics' union and the Government has deepened after the Br
Junior doctors vote not to re-enter talks over new contract in hours row
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 17 days ago
The rift between the medics' union and the Government has deepened after the British Medical Association voted not to re-enter negotiations over the proposed contract for junior doctors. The BMA's UK junior doctor committee voted not to re-enter... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Junior doctors vote not to re-enter talks over new contract in hours rowThe rift between the medics' union and the Government has deepened after the Br
Junior doctors vote not to re-enter talks over new contract in hours row
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 17 days ago
The rift between the medics' union and the Government has deepened after the British Medical Association voted not to re-enter negotiations over the proposed contract for junior doctors. The BMA's UK junior doctor committee voted not to re-enter... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Junior doctors vote not to re-enter talks over new contract in hours rowThe rift between the medics' union and the Government has deepened after the Br
Junior doctors vote not to re-enter talks over new contract in hours row
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 17 days ago
The rift between the medics' union and the Government has deepened after the British Medical Association voted not to re-enter negotiations over the proposed contract for junior doctors. The BMA's UK junior doctor committee voted not to re-enter... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Junior doctors vote not to re-enter talks over new contract in hours rowThe rift between the medics' union and the Government has deepened after the Br
Junior doctors vote not to re-enter talks over new contract in hours row
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 17 days ago
The rift between the medics' union and the Government has deepened after the British Medical Association voted not to re-enter negotiations over the proposed contract for junior doctors. The BMA's UK junior doctor committee voted not to re-enter... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Junior doctors vote not to re-enter talks over new contract in hours rowThe rift between the medics' union and the Government has deepened after the Br
Junior doctors vote not to re-enter talks over new contract in hours row
Kingston Guardian / Posted 17 days ago
The rift between the medics' union and the Government has deepened after the British Medical Association voted not to re-enter negotiations over the proposed contract for junior doctors. The BMA's UK junior doctor committee voted not to re-enter... Read more
19 related stories
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Oxford Mail
Junior doctors vote not to re-enter talks over new contract in hours rowThe rift between the medics' union and the Government has deepened after the Br
Junior doctors vote not to re-enter talks over new contract in hours row
Oxford Mail / Posted 17 days ago
The rift between the medics' union and the Government has deepened after the British Medical Association voted not to re-enter negotiations over the proposed contract for junior doctors. The BMA's UK junior doctor committee voted not to re-enter... Read more
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Streatham Guardian
Junior doctors vote not to re-enter talks over new contract in hours rowThe rift between the medics' union and the Government has deepened after the Br
Junior doctors vote not to re-enter talks over new contract in hours row
Streatham Guardian / Posted 17 days ago
The rift between the medics' union and the Government has deepened after the British Medical Association voted not to re-enter negotiations over the proposed contract for junior doctors. The BMA's UK junior doctor committee voted not to re-enter... Read more
19 related stories
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Bury Times
Junior doctors vote not to re-enter talks over new contract in hours rowThe rift between the medics' union and the Government has deepened after the Br
Junior doctors vote not to re-enter talks over new contract in hours row
Bury Times / Posted 17 days ago
The rift between the medics' union and the Government has deepened after the British Medical Association voted not to re-enter negotiations over the proposed contract for junior doctors. The BMA's UK junior doctor committee voted not to re-enter... Read more
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Gazette
Junior doctors vote not to re-enter talks over new contract in hours rowThe rift between the medics' union and the Government has deepened after the Br
Junior doctors vote not to re-enter talks over new contract in hours row
Gazette / Posted 17 days ago
The rift between the medics' union and the Government has deepened after the British Medical Association voted not to re-enter negotiations over the proposed contract for junior doctors. The BMA's UK junior doctor committee voted not to re-enter... Read more
19 related stories
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guardian-series
Junior doctors vote not to re-enter talks over new contract in hours rowThe rift between the medics' union and the Government has deepened after the Br
Junior doctors vote not to re-enter talks over new contract in hours row
guardian-series / Posted 17 days ago
The rift between the medics' union and the Government has deepened after the British Medical Association voted not to re-enter negotiations over the proposed contract for junior doctors. The BMA's UK junior doctor committee voted not to re-enter... Read more
19 related stories
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Harrow Times
Junior doctors vote not to re-enter talks over new contract in hours rowThe rift between the medics' union and the Government has deepened after the Br
Junior doctors vote not to re-enter talks over new contract in hours row
Harrow Times / Posted 17 days ago
The rift between the medics' union and the Government has deepened after the British Medical Association voted not to re-enter negotiations over the proposed contract for junior doctors. The BMA's UK junior doctor committee voted not to re-enter... Read more
19 related stories
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Gazette News
Junior doctors vote not to re-enter talks over new contract in hours rowThe rift between the medics' union and the Government has deepened after the Br
Junior doctors vote not to re-enter talks over new contract in hours row
Gazette News / Posted 17 days ago
The rift between the medics' union and the Government has deepened after the British Medical Association voted not to re-enter negotiations over the proposed contract for junior doctors. The BMA's UK junior doctor committee voted not to re-enter... Read more
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This is West Country
Junior doctors vote not to re-enter talks over new contract in hours rowThe rift between the medics' union and the Government has deepened after the Br
Junior doctors vote not to re-enter talks over new contract in hours row
This is West Country / Posted 17 days ago
The rift between the medics' union and the Government has deepened after the British Medical Association voted not to re-enter negotiations over the proposed contract for junior doctors. The BMA's UK junior doctor committee voted not to re-enter... Read more
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