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BMA survey paints picture of fear and concern among doctors
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BMA survey paints picture of fear and concern among doctors

BMA survey finds the majority of medical professionals fear being held responsible for system errors.

College of pathologists calls for “golden hellos” to attract trainees
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College of pathologists calls for “golden hellos” to attract trainees

A new report from the Royal College of Pathologists says £9.8 million is being spent on locum histopathology staff.

NHS disciplines 1,200 staff for misuse of social media
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NHS disciplines 1,200 staff for misuse of social media

A&E consultant and GP among NHS staff disciplined for inappropriate use of Twitter and WhatsApp.

Welsh GPs to prescribe hormones for transgender patients
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Welsh GPs to prescribe hormones for transgender patients

Initially the service will be limited to patients in the Cardiff and Vale area who have already attended the London Gender Identity Clinic.

Artistic ‘end bed blocking’ campaign sweeps through the UK
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Artistic ‘end bed blocking’ campaign sweeps through the UK

Unique art instillations incorporating beds have been placed in London, Scotland and Southampton, with more to follow.

Over 500 complaints filed per day against NHS
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Over 500 complaints filed per day against NHS

Medical staff accounted for 41.2 per cent of written complaints relating to healthcare professionals.

Ethnic pay gap among NHS doctors
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Ethnic pay gap among NHS doctors

The gap is small for most doctor grades, but larger amongst consultants.

More hospital doctors retiring early on ill-health grounds
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More hospital doctors retiring early on ill-health grounds

An increasing number of NHS hospital doctors are claiming their pensions on health grounds or are taking voluntary early retirement.

Scottish pay increases ‘simply not good enough’
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Scottish pay increases ‘simply not good enough’

The Scottish Government says the pay awards will see consultants in Scotland earning up to £1,175 more than their counterparts in England.

General practice pharmacists say they don't receive enough support
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General practice pharmacists say they don't receive enough support

When NHS funding for the first registrants from the GP pharmacist scheme comes to an end, GPs will have to decide whether to fund the post themselves.

HCSA calls for GMC Chief Executive to step down
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HCSA calls for GMC Chief Executive to step down

Confidence in the General Medical Council will not be restored if Mr Charlie Massey remains as Chief Executive, the HCSA has warned.

GP numbers drop by almost 500 in a year
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GP numbers drop by almost 500 in a year

Provisional figures from NHS Digital show a 1.7% drop in full-time GPs between June 2017 and June 2018.

Don’t use our fees to pay Dr Bawa-Garba’s legal costs, doctors tell GMC
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Don’t use our fees to pay Dr Bawa-Garba’s legal costs, doctors tell GMC

Doctors suggest a salary review of GMC executives could generate the costs of reimbursing Dr Bawa-Garba for her legal costs.

The tragedy at the centre of Bawa-Garba case must not be forgotten
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The tragedy at the centre of Bawa-Garba case must not be forgotten

BMA says the successful appeal in Dr Bawa-Garba’s case in no way detracts from the tragic circumstances involved.