News BMA annual representative meeting, Belfast, 26 June to 29 June

Doctors blame untested policies for financial crisis in the NHS

BMJ 2006; 333 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.333.7557.9 (Published 29 June 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;333:9
  1. Zosia Kmietowicz
  1. Belfast

    Doctors at the BMA's annual meeting of representatives in Belfast have blamed the government for the financial crisis in the NHS, saying that it has taken a record amount of money away from the care of patients and “squandered” it on unproved reforms.


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    James Johnson, the BMA's chairman, addresses the annual representative meeting in Belfast last week

    Credit: MARK PEARCE/PACEMAKER INTERNATIONAL/BMA NEWS

    “This financial crisis has nothing …

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