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Doctors not prepared to accept contract changes that put patient safety at risk

16 October 2014

Negotiations on new contracts for consultants and junior doctors have stalled after the Government refused to agree necessary safeguards to protect doctors from working dangerously long hours, compromising patient safety and doctors' wellbeing.

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BMA Scotland comment on Labour proposal for cross-party review of NHS in Scotland (BMA Scotland) 

8 October 2014

Commenting on Scottish Labour's proposal for a cross party expert group to remove ‘politics' from the NHS, Dr Peter Bennie, Chairman of the BMA in Scotland, said that he was pleased that there is recognition amongst politicians of all parties of the need for an important discussion around the future sustainability of the NHS.

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BMA calls on international medical community to take urgent action on Ebola epidemic 

8 October 2014

The British Medical Association (BMA) has called on the international medical community to take urgent action to tackle the Ebola epidemic spreading across West Africa.

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