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Results for October 2014 - 6 press releases.

Doctors not prepared to accept contract changes that put patient safety at risk

Thu 16 Oct 2014

Negotiations on new contracts for consultants and junior doctors have stalled after the Government refused to agree necessary safeguards to protect doctors from working dangerously long hours, compromising patient safety and doctors' wellbeing

BMA Scotland comment on Labour proposal for cross-party review of NHS in Scotland (BMA Scotland)

Wed 8 Oct 2014

Commenting on Scottish Labour's proposal for a cross party expert group to remove ‘politics' from the NHS, Dr Peter Bennie, Chairman of the BMA in Scotland, said that he was pleased that there is recognition amongst politicians of all parties of the need for an important discussion around the future sustainability of the NHS.

BMA calls on international medical community to take urgent action on Ebola epidemic.

Wed 8 Oct 2014

The British Medical Association (BMA) has called on the international medical community to take urgent action to tackle the Ebola epidemic spreading across West Africa.

Doctors and nurses issue new guidance on making decisions about attempting cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).

Tue 7 Oct 2014

The British Medical Association (BMA), the Resuscitation Council (UK) and the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) are issuing new guidance today [1]regarding decisions about whether or not to attempt CPR on a person when their heart stops or they stop breathing.

BMA response to the CQC findings from the inspection of 30 NHS GP out-of-hours services

Fri 3 Oct 2014

BMA response to the findings from the CQC's inspection of 30 NHS GP out-of-hours services

BMA response to David Cameron's speech to Conservative Party Conference

Wed 1 Oct 2014

BMA response to David Cameron's speech to Conservative Party Conference in which he said funding for the NHS in England will be ring-fenced if the Conservatives are in power after the next election