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NHS must take urgent steps to defend against hackers, says White Paper
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NHS must take urgent steps to defend against hackers, says White Paper

New White Paper on NHS Cyber Security presented to House of Lords.

BMA takes legal action over pensions scheme
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BMA takes legal action over pensions scheme

The BMA wants the Government to scrap the scheme so that doctors are not adversely affected by it in later years.

Junior doctors vote to accept new contract
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Junior doctors vote to accept new contract

BMA junior doctors overwhelmingly vote to accept contentious new deal.

BMA defends junior doctor contract negotiations
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BMA defends junior doctor contract negotiations

The Hospital Consultants and Specialists Association has launched a campaign calling for a better junior doctor contract.

BMA inquiry into sexual harassment claims gets underway
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BMA inquiry into sexual harassment claims gets underway

Daphne Romney QC has been appointed to investigate allegations of sexism and sexual harassment in the BMA GP Committee.

Average pension tax bill in Scotland exceeds £18,000
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Average pension tax bill in Scotland exceeds £18,000

Findings from a survey carried out by BMA Scotland.

Voting opens on new junior doctor contract
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Voting opens on new junior doctor contract

The BMA said the deal would allow doctors to move on from years of dispute.

Consultant vacancies continue to rise
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Consultant vacancies continue to rise

Government must ‘get real’ about the scale of the problem, says BMA Scotland.

London professor awarded knighthood in Queen’s birthday honours
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London professor awarded knighthood in Queen’s birthday honours

Knighthood for an ‘extraordinary clinician scientist whose contribution and leadership are respected worldwide’.

Independent review of GMC handling of Bawa-Garba case published
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Independent review of GMC handling of Bawa-Garba case published

GMC publishes findings of the Independent Review of Gross Negligence Manslaughter and Culpable Homicide.

Only 1 in 5 doctors aware of online patient feedback
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Only 1 in 5 doctors aware of online patient feedback

Hospital-based professionals were more likely to see online patient feedback as useful compared to community-based professionals.

Pharma industry funding of UK patient organisations is increasing
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Pharma industry funding of UK patient organisations is increasing

Should disclosure regulations be applied to patient organisations as well as healthcare professionals?

EveryDoctor campaigns to end NHS fees for overseas doctors
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EveryDoctor campaigns to end NHS fees for overseas doctors

The immigration health surcharge of £400 per person per year means a married doctor with two children pays £1,600/year to use the NHS.

London terror attack doctor gives evidence at inquest
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London terror attack doctor gives evidence at inquest

‘I can't watch them die’, said the junior doctor who ran to the aid of victims at the London Bridge terrorist attack in 2017.