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BMA issues guidance to doctors following its call to government for Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) to be urgently reviewed

22 September 2015

The British Medical Association (BMA) has issued guidelines to health professionals following its call to the government for the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) to be urgently reviewed. 

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Survey underlines need for action on fruit and vegetables for children (BMA Scotland)

22 September 2015

The publication of the Scottish Health Survey for 2014 has underlined the need for action to improve children's diets, with the research finding that just 14% of children in Scotland are currently consuming the recommended five daily portions of fruit or vegetables. 

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Glasgow student elected chair of BMA Scotland's medical students committee (BMA Scotland)

21 September 2015

Third year student Jamie Henderson has been elected as chair of BMA Scotland's medical students committee.

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