Author: Giancarlo Bell This is the fifth of several pieces arising from the ARM 2019, explaining our positions on the debates which occurred there. Britain should nationalise its extensive network of private care homes so that the vulnerable residents of these establishments can benefit from the improved standards of care afforded by the staff and … Read moreNationalise Care Homes – ARM
Author: Adaeze Chikwe This is the fourth of several pieces arising from the ARM 2019, explaining our positions on the debates which occurred there. The Broad Left supported this motion which passed unanimously. Knife crime is an ever-growing epidemic in the UK, with rates reaching record level during 2018. According to the Office for National … Read moreKnife Crime is a Public Health Issue – ARM
Authors: Brocha Goode and Emma Runswick This is the third of many pieces arising from the BMA’s Annual Representative Meeting 2019, explaining our position on the debates which occurred there. At the 2019 BMA ARM, supporters of the Broad Left brought forward a motion that the BMA should unionise Physician Associates (PAs), as well as … Read moreWhat Union Should Medical Associate Professionals Be In?
Author: Marina Politis This is the second of many pieces arising from the ARM 2019, explaining our positions on the debates which occurred there. Members of the Broad Left were in favour of this motion. We feel that it is very important for our union and the labour movement to to resist climate injustice and … Read moreClimate Emergency ARM
Author: Chris Smith This is the first of many pieces arising from the ARM 2019, explaining our positions on the debates which occurred there. We are delighted that this motion fell. Several Broad Left members had submitted speaker slips against the motion. The proposer argued that the BMJ was damaging the BMA by publishing information … Read moreBMJ Independence – ARM
Author: Grace Allport This year the BMA Medical Students Conference was hosted on the 12th and 13th of April, and an enormous number of progressive policies were passed. Organisation among Broad Left students helped us to win support for our position on several issues and ensured important motions were discussed. Student Welfare and Finance Conference … Read moreBMA Medical Students Conference Report 2019