Tagged: British Medical Association

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NHS – Stress affecting one in three junior doctors

Charlie Cooper writing in The Independent: Stress affecting one in three junior doctors, according to British Medical Association The job of a junior doctor is becoming “undoable”, the British Medical Association has said, as a...

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GP surgeries hazardous to your health

Stephen Hayward writing in the Sunday Mirror – Going to see your GP could be bad for your health, according to research. One in 10 surgeries is so rundown it poses a risk to patients....

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Extra 5,000 GPs – A Tory pipedream?

Tory health chief Jeremy Hunt has been accused of backtracking on his pre-election pledge to recruit 5,000 GPs by 2020. He made the vow in the run-up to May 7 but last week stated the...

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Doctors scorn reality TV – ‘The Undateables’

Jenny Cockerel – writes in The Star – Doctors have accused reality TV programme The Undateables of exploiting people with disabilities for entertainment. Dr Rachel Pickering claimed the Channel 4 show, which follows people who...

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GP staffing crisis – patients needing new doctors

Most daily papers today are running stories regarding the GP shortage – Charlie Cooper for The Independent writes – Thousands of patients have had to find a new GP because their local practice has closed,...