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BMA response to weekly A&E figures - rise in delayed discharges extremely worrying

23 January 2015

BMA response to weekly A&E figures - rise in delayed discharges extremely worrying.

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BMA response to King's Fund quarterly report

22 January 2015

Dr Mark Porter, BMA council chair responds to The King's Fund quarterly monitoring report which found pressures on hospitals are spreading beyond A&E, with waiting times rising and more operations being cancelled. The report also found that trust finance directors identified staff morale as their top concern, alongside A&E waiting times.

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BMA response to plans to introduce standardised packaging for cigarettes

21 January 2015

Responding to the announcement by the government on the introduction of standardised packaging for cigarettes, Dr Mark Porter, BMA council chair, said: “It is pleasing to see that the government has listened to our repeated calls for branding to be removed from tobacco products, and has made the long-awaited and welcome move to introduce standardised packaging.

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