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BMA – A call for an adequately resourced NHS

BMA – A call for an adequately resourced NHS

Most of us are still trying to make sense of the general election result, which returned a minority Conservative Government

While the election was called on the issue of leaving the EU, it has become abundantly clear that the public were just as interested in domestic issues – and in particular, the NHS

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BMA – Setting the Agenda LMC Conference 2017

BMA – Setting the Agenda LMC Conference 2017

As you are aware the BMA local medical committees annual conference took place on 18 and 19 May in Edinburgh, bringing together representatives from across the UK to debate a range of issues that affect general practice.

The conference is not a static, moment-in-time event, but one which has a living reality for the coming year, sending as it does clear messages to the Government from the profession, forming policies, and providing a mandate of work for the BMA GPs committee.

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GP Health

“GPH (GP Health) has been up and running since the end of January. Commissioned by NHS England, it has a central ‘Hub’ with 13 regional spokes. Dr Clare Gerada is the National Medical Director, well known as past RCGP Chair, and also having run the successful Practitioner Health Programme for all doctors within London for the past eight years

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LMC Myth Buster

LMC Myth Buster

The attached document has been designed to explain some of the changes currently happening in the NHS and to give our opinions on those changes. We are hoping that it will become the basis for a series of meetings for practices to discuss the STP process and the CCG Primary Care plans. This is a challenging time for General Practice but we believe that GPs will be pivotal in any putative system redesigns and as such our voice is extremely important.’

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