• April 2, 2018

    The NHS can expect to see performance this summer as poor as that seen in recent winters, as so-called 'winter pressures' extend right through the year, according to new analysis from the British Medical Association.

  • January 12, 2018

    The BMA says doctors will be 'horrified but not surprised' by the latest data on NHS waiting times in A&E.

  • December 24, 2017

    School-aged children from the poorest areas are two and a half times more likely to be admitted to hospital in an emergency for asthma than their counterparts in the richest areas, and this gap has grown substantially in a decade, new research has revealed.

  • December 24, 2017

    The BMA says with all but five hospitals in England running at above the recommended safe bed occupancy level of 85 per cent and almost a fifth running at 99 per cent, the system has little to no capacity to handle a major flu outbreak or spike in demand caused by a cold snap over the coming weeks.