The British Medical Association
What do you look for in a consultant? The expectations of patients and junior doctors are exactly the same – that someone who has completed specialty-based training is fully competent to treat, teach and lead in their field.
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In the days of 24-hour breaking news it is easy to get caught up in negativity and reaction. And sometimes it feels like doctors get more than their fair share of stick, be it in articles poring over the details of fitness-to-practise cases or news stories that exaggerate doctors’ pay.
Tags: bma council, whistleblowing, clinical performance, leadership, raising concerns, complaints
By Hamish Meldrum
My five years as BMA council chairman are now at an end. I always knew the role would have its ups and downs, but I certainly did not foresee the turbulent few years we have just experienced.
Tags: BMA council, BMA council chair, pensions, junior doctors
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