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BMA survey finds little or no confidence the NHS can deal with the looming demand
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BMA survey finds little or no confidence the NHS can deal with the looming demand

The findings of a BMA survey of more than 10,000 doctors.

BMA urges against once-off death in service payment in Northern Ireland
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BMA urges against once-off death in service payment in Northern Ireland

Scotland is offering standard death in service payments but England is proposing a single one-off payment.

BMA warns current working patters must not become the ‘new norm’
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BMA warns current working patters must not become the ‘new norm’

The union has responded to an NHSEI letter advising that the NHS is entering the second phase of its response to the pandemic.

Healthcare staff are queuing up to join the NHS
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Healthcare staff are queuing up to join the NHS

The NHS received 407,000 job applications last month, an increase of 13,500 on the same month last year.

Is it wrong to prioritise younger patients with COVID-19?
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Is it wrong to prioritise younger patients with COVID-19?

Two experts debate the issue in The BMJ this week.

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BMA survey reveals scale of PPE shortage

More than half of respondents felt pressurised to work in high-risk areas despite not having adequate personal protective equipment.

NIHR suspends non-COVID-19 research
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NIHR suspends non-COVID-19 research

The National Institute of Health Research is prioritising COVID-19 studies.

NICE announces new Chief Executive
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NICE announces new Chief Executive

Professor Gillian Leng will take up the position on 1 April 2020 when Sir Andrew Dillon, who has led the organisation since 1999, steps down.

Junior doctors share tips on preparing for the long shifts ahead
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Junior doctors share tips on preparing for the long shifts ahead

Commenting in the Twitter thread, Chair of the BMA Welsh consultants committee said, there’ll be a need to rally round and care for each other like never before.

Has the Chancellor Solved the Doctors' Pensions Crisis?
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Has the Chancellor Solved the Doctors' Pensions Crisis?

Tim Locke

Pressure grows on new Chancellor to address pension tax issue
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Pressure grows on new Chancellor to address pension tax issue

Ahead of the Budget, 11 medical organisations have jointly written to the Chancellor of the Exchequer on the pension tax crisis.

Sexual Harassment of UK Doctors Report 2019
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Sexual Harassment of UK Doctors Report 2019

Sexual harassment was more prevalent in certain specialties.

UK medical schools are failing to deal with racism, finds BMJ investigation
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UK medical schools are failing to deal with racism, finds BMJ investigation

The figures have been described as “sad and shocking”.

Racial disparities in approval for specialty training posts
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Racial disparities in approval for specialty training posts

BMJ publishes special issue on racism in medicine.