Tag Archives: British Medical Association

Training and Perception – Commissioning fears.

Guest Blog by Dr Iseult Roche  New GP trainees, at the beginning of their careers, are entering an area of health care which is at the heart of the most significant developments in the Health and Social Care Bill. The … Continue reading

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Be honest about the past – come and see the future

Dr Mark Porter, who I don’t know but who usually comes across as a conscientious hospital doctor, is reported in the Guardian today as worrying about cherry-picking, inequalities, hospitals closing and patients being turned away. He puts these down to … Continue reading

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NHS fragmentation – have we heard it before?

Well the quick answer is yes. Back in 1989 the BMA argued in the BMJ that the then proposed health reforms that Ken Clarke was trying to implement would “lay the groundwork for the future dismantlement of the NHS”. It’s … Continue reading

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