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We represent doctors both individually and collectively, working with UK governments to lobby for improvements to health and health care.
With a real term loss of up to 30% in pay over the last decade, reform of the DDRB is crucial. Read the BMA's 2019 submission to the DDRB.
While the Assembly is suspended we continue to lobby on health issues including our manifesto objectives and Brexit.
Our latest responses to consultations on proposals for changes in law effecting the healthcare systems and medical profession in Northern Ireland.
With annual increases in demand for care, the NHS in England is under a growing amount of pressure and is struggling to meet targets. The BMA is undertaking regular analysis to provide an overview of how the health service is coping.
This report covers the rise of MAPs (medical associate professions) in the NHS, how they are regulated, how they can prescribe and the BMA's position.
The BMA has a longstanding interest in child health and the impact of social inequalities on health outcomes for children and young people - see our publications and policies.
GPC England has concluded negotiations with NHS England, and we have reached an agreement on changes to the GP contract for 2020/21. Read the overview.
The latest news, guidance and current issues for general practice from the general practitioners committee (GPC).
GPC are aware of the ongoing issues with the service delivery from Primary Care Support England (PCSE). Read the latest development.
The BMA's ARM 2020 will be held at Edinburgh International Conference Centre from Monday 22 to Thursday 25 June 2020.
16 March 2020
Performance targets for general practice are to be suspended in Northern Ireland to help boost GPs’ ability to cope with the demands posed by COVID-19.
13 March 2020
Ministers have been urged to implement a wide range of measures to safeguard and help doctors and medical students fight COVID-19 following the decision to move to the ‘delay’ phase in the UK.
Progress on improving rest facilities for junior doctors has been welcomed by the BMA, one year on from the striking of a £10m funding agreement with the Government.
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