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The NHS is no longer safe for patients and staff, say doctors

BMJ 2018; 361 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.k2790 (Published 25 June 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;361:k2790
  1. Abi Rimmer
  1. The BMJ

Doctors have expressed their worry that the NHS can no longer provide safe patient care and is no longer a safe place for doctors to work.

Delegates at the BMA’s annual representative meeting in Brighton on 25 June voted in favour of a motion which stated, “the NHS is no longer a safe place for patients and staff.”

The motion was passed despite calls from Jeeves Wijesuriya, chair of the BMA Junior Doctors Committee, for doctors …

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