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Results for September 2014 - 10 press releases.

As GP contract agreed, BMA urges Government to work with doctors to solve challenges to general practice

Tue 30 Sep 2014

Changes to the GP contract agreed by GP leaders and the Government today will provide a much-needed breathing space for general practice and greater stability for patients, but both short and longer-term challenges still need to be addressed as a priority, the BMA has warned.

BMA response to David Cameron's announcement on GP access

Tue 30 Sep 2014

GPs naturally wish to improve access to patients. But this announcement does not address the current reality of what patients and GPs are facing

Response to the Labour Leader, Ed Miliband's speech regarding future investment in the NHS

Tue 23 Sep 2014

Response to the Labour Leader Ed Miliband's speech, at the Labour Party Conference 2014, regarding future investment in the NHS

Book helping doctors provide better healthcare for sick children wins top prize at BMA Medical Book Awards

Tue 23 Sep 2014

A book to help and support doctors in providing better healthcare for sick children won the top prize at this year's prestigious BMA Medical Book Awards.

BMA response to Monitor report on foundation trusts' finances

Fri 19 Sep 2014

BMA response to Monitor report on foundation trusts' finances

BMA response to publication of latest GP Earnings and Expenses figures

Fri 19 Sep 2014

Dr Chaand Nagpaul, Chair of the BMA's GP committee, said: "These figures demonstrate yet another real terms fall in GP income for the sixth year in a row. GPs have been singularly disadvantaged compared to other comparative NHS healthcare staff, in not receiving the government's intended pay awards.

BMA Scotland comment on the result of the Scottish Independence Referendum (BMA Scotland)

Fri 19 Sep 2014

Responding to the result of the Scottish independence referendum today, the leader of Scotland's doctors has underlined the importance of the NHS and patient care as a priority for politicians.

BMA publishes manifesto ahead of 2015 General Election

Sat 13 Sep 2014

The British Medical Association has today published its short manifesto ‘Four Steps to a Healthier Nation' outlining the key areas doctors believe should be the priority for a new government ahead of next year's general election.

British Medical Association response to the Chief Medical Officer's Annual Report

Tue 9 Sep 2014

British Medical Association response to the Chief Medical Officer's Annual Report

Journals from BMJ Press Release: embargo 23.30 hours (UK time) Monday night 8 September 2014

Mon 8 Sep 2014

Journals from BMJ Press Release: embargo 23.30 hours (UK time) Monday night 8 September 2014