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BMA response to NHS England decision to phase out controversial dementia payment scheme

26 November 2014

Responding to comments by Simon Stevens, NHS England Chief Executive, that the controversial GP dementia payment scheme will not be continued after next year, Dr Richard Vautrey, Deputy Chair of the BMA's GP committee: “It is good to see that NHS England have finally listened to GPs and the BMA who have raised concerns about the Government directly linking payments to specific targets.

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Doctors' leader warns of looming financial crisis threatening to engulf NHS

25 November 2014

Dr Mark Porter, Chair of BMA Council, has today warned that the health service is under unprecedented pressure1, with many parts of the NHS now close to breaking point.

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Tighter controls needed for e-cigarettes

25 November 2014

BMA Scotland response to findings from the new Scottish Schools Adolescent Lifestyle and Substance Use Survey (SALSUS) 2013.

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