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BMA response to NHS England's ‘Five Year Forward View'

23 October 2014

Responding to the publication of NHS England's Five Year Forward View, Dr Mark Porter, Chair of BMA Council.

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BMA response to dementia screening proposals for GPs 

22 October 2014

Dr Richard Vautrey, Deputy Chair of BMA's GP committee, said: “Diagnosis of dementia is important, but chasing Government targets is not, particularly if this undermines the doctor/patient relationship which this proposal could do.

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BMA response to British Medical Journal study on the crisis facing general practice 

22 October 2014

Responding to the British Medial Journal report on the crisis facing general practice, Dr Richard Vautrey, Deputy Chair of the BMA's GP committee said: “There is little doubt that general practice is facing unprecedented pressure that is threatening to undermine GP services across the country.

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