The BMA (@TheBMA )


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Falcon Social Media Management : In the latest issue of @theDrMagazine we speak to some of the doctors working to improve outcomes for homeless patients at a time when hospital attendances by patients of no fixed abode are rocketing

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Twitter Web App : Great interview Chaand Nagpaul The BMA
“ludicrous situation doctors preventing doing extra hours... taxed more through pensions than they would earn... that could be scrapped immediately... just get on and do it and allow doctors to look after patients”
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TweetDeck : Chaand Nagpaul) 's Twitter Profile">Chaand Nagpaul We have a system under huge pressure, this Government needs to address that says Chaand Nagpaul) 's Twitter Profile">Chaand Nagpaul. Weve written to the PM today to outline the key priorities of our members…

Twitter Web App : To retain doctors, it is vital that they can work in a supportive culture, with a safe and manageable workload. We believe accountability for safe staffing levels should be enshrined in legislation to safeguard patients…

Twitter Web App : The NHS has the second lowest number of beds of all EU nations; we need a 4.1% per year funding increase as stated in our manifesto rather than what has been pledged by Conservatives. Without adequate funding the NHS won't be able to fund enough doctors, staff, beds and services

Twitter Web App : We will be requesting an urgent meeting with the Chancellor to ensure the Government honours its pledge to address the punitive pension tax issue within the first 30 days of office. We must urgently #ScrapAAinDB

Twitter Web App : NHS performance figures today show the worst ever A&E performance on record. The punitive pension taxation system is forcing doctors to reduce work when they are needed the most. We need urgent reform of this system to scrap annual allowance in defined benefit schemes.

Twitter Web App : Today we have written to the Prime Minister to outline the key priorities of our members around the NHS as it faces unprecedented pressures…

Twitter Web App : The latest research from The Doctor Magazine shows the shocking scale of the homelessness problem in England and its impact on emergency departments, with more than 36,000 A&E attendances by patients of no fixed abode during 2018-19…

Falcon Social Media Management : Last week we launched a member survey for disabled doctors and medical students - join the conversation and make sure we're representing you:… #DocsWithDisabilities

Twitter Web App : At a time of unprecedented pressure, bosses must encourage a culture of openness and learning rather than blame and fear. We condemn these behaviours in the strongest terms and are in touch with doctors at the hospital to offer support to those who need it…

Twitter Web App : Better Culture, Better Care conference: GP trainee Craig Wylie gives us his takeaways from The BMAs first conference on culture within the NHS #NHSFuture Chaand Nagpaul civilitysaveslives

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TweetDeck : The next government must make the NHS and its staff a priority. We're calling for politicians from all parties to commit to our #ManifestoForHealth. Read more:……

TweetDeck : Nuffield Trust Health Foundation Jonathan Ashworth The Labour Party Labour Health Luciana Berger Liberal Democrats Lib Dem Health and Social Care 🔶 Macmillan Cancer Support The BMA's Dr Chaand Nagpaul:

'In what is often a life-or-death situation, these figures paint a very daunting picture for any patient needing to access timely cancer treatment

'The government must see this as an urgent call to action'

Chaand Nagpaul The BMA…

TweetDeck : "We need to increase our capacity of doctors, beds and equipment in line with comparable European countries if we are to reverse this life-threatening tide" - our Council Chair Chaand Nagpaul comments on cancer waiting times in The Sunday Times (£)…

TweetDeck : We've secured assurances that the NHSE 19/20 AA tax proposal is legally binding. But we need urgent solutions in all 4 nations for all affected staff & there remains a need for urgent tax reform. Read our full statement from Chaand Nagpaul here:…

iPhone : Research can be about making a huge impact with a simple focussed idea. You can apply for a BMA Foundation grant to make a real difference to patients' experience and care……