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BMA annual meeting: Private firms shouldn’t use NHS logo, argue doctors

BMJ 2016; 353 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i3438 (Published 20 June 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;353:i3438
  1. Zosia Kmietowicz
  1. Belfast

Doctors have said that the BMA should lobby the government to stop private companies that provide NHS services, such as Serco, Circle, and Virgin, from using the NHS logo when they deliver NHS care.

Delegates at the BMA’s annual representatives meeting in Belfast, on 20 June, voted by 63% against 37% to pass the motion, proposed by Jacky Davis from Islington in London. She told the meeting, “The public does not want to see the …

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