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BMA reports ‘emerging problems’ with Wales’ 111 service
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BMA reports ‘emerging problems’ with Wales’ 111 service

The 111 service is set to be rolled out nationally over the next three years.

RCGP calls on Home Secretary to intervene in Luke Ong deportation case
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RCGP calls on Home Secretary to intervene in Luke Ong deportation case

GP trainee Luke Ong has been denied a visa to remain in the UK on the basis that his application was received 18 days late.

BMA analysis suggests A&E crisis this summer
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BMA analysis suggests A&E crisis this summer

A&E demand in Summer 2018 could match that seen in Winter 2016, the BMA predicts.

Bawa-Garba granted right to appeal
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Bawa-Garba granted right to appeal

More than £366,000 has been raised in donations to fund Dr Bawa-Garba's case.

Poor practice on conflict of interest disclosures in NHS
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Poor practice on conflict of interest disclosures in NHS

The absence of transparency around conflicts of interest may undermine public trust in the healthcare professions, researchers say.

Prepare for missed appointments next week
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Prepare for missed appointments next week

When the clocks go forward this Sunday, the number of patients failing to show up for appointments is expected to increase.

GMC launches review following Bawa-Garba case
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GMC launches review following Bawa-Garba case

The General Medical Council has received strong criticism in relation to its handling of the case.

NHS satisfaction rating hits 10-yr low
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NHS satisfaction rating hits 10-yr low

Public dissatisfaction with the NHS increased to 29 per cent in 2017 - its highest since 2007.

2016 junior doctor strikes had 'significant impact'
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2016 junior doctor strikes had 'significant impact'

The number of outpatient appointments cancelled by hospitals rose by 67% during the strikes.

Council member calls for BMA poll on assisted dying
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Council member calls for BMA poll on assisted dying

BMA Council member, Jacky Davis, talks about his personal view on the BMA’s stance on the organisation’s opposition to assisted dying.

Govt launches review following Bawa-Garba case
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Govt launches review following Bawa-Garba case

The review will examine the application of gross negligence manslaughter charges in medicine following Dr Hadiza Bawa-Garba’s conviction.

BMA publishes latest quarterly survey of doctors
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BMA publishes latest quarterly survey of doctors

This isn’t safe for patients and it isn’t sustainable for doctors, BMA council chair says.

National Audit Office publishes report on NHS transformation fund
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National Audit Office publishes report on NHS transformation fund

The National Audit Office reports a continued reliance on short-term cost-saving projects and one-off funding boosts.

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General practice is not to blame for ED crisis

A study, by Queen Mary University of London, refutes the suggestion that poorly functioning GP services are to blame for emergency department pressures.