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Appeal court rules in favour of Bawa-Garba appeal

A court has ruled in favour of Dr Hadiza Bawa-Garba in her appeal against the controversial High Court case, which saw her struck off the medical register in January. The ruling quashes the High Court’s decision in favour of the GMC to declare Dr Bawa-Garba unfit to practise earlier this year. The GMC had taken its...

GP leaders call for CQC to investigate link between ethnicity and practice ratings
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GP leaders call for CQC to investigate link between ethnicity and practice ratings

Exclusive The chair of the British International Doctors Association (BIDA) has called on the CQC to investigate links between poor practice ratings and GP ethnicity. Speaking at a BMA conference on race equality in medicine, BIDA chair Dr Chandra Kanneganti said further studies are needed to investigate the high proportion of ‘inadequate’ rated practices that...

BIDA ARM/AGM 2018
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BIDA ARM/AGM 2018

The BIDA ARM/AGM is being hosted by Merseyside & Cheshire Division this year. The event is taking place on 12th, 13th & 14th October 2018 at The Daresbury Park Hotel Warrington, Cheshire WA4 4BB. For package details please click link below. ARM CONFERENCE PACKAGE October 2018 Accompanying Persons’ Outing 2018 REIMBURSEMENT OF ARM EXPENSES 2018...

BIDA Doctors update national conference
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BIDA Doctors update national conference

Dear Colleague,  Please see the link to see the  programme for all-day Doctors Update Conference in Rochdale on Saturday 8th September.FINAL BIDA DOCTORS UPDATE NATIONAL CONFERENCE 8th September 2018 (003)  This Conference is open to all including non BIDA members.  There are presentations from experts in clinical fields. There is a section on Lessons learnt...

Tackling Obesity, Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome Study Day
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Tackling Obesity, Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome Study Day

Tackling Obesity, Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome Study Day For Physicians, Surgeons, GPs and AHPs 10th July 2018, The Mayo Building, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust for programme click here Tackling obesity study day 10 july 2018 to book email Central Office: bida@btconnect.com or log on to: https://doctorsacademy.org/CourseNw/TODMS/

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Doctors in training forum – Chair report

Junior doctors are the future of the NHS, but will no doubt be facing changes and challenges in the years to come. Becoming a BIDA member will allow junior doctors a unique opportunity to highlight and vocalise issues that face all doctors as well as provide a platform for ethnic minority doctors to be represented....

Ashish Dhawan ITV interview
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Ashish Dhawan ITV interview

There are serious concerns about staffing in our hospitals after new immigration rules blocked some NHS trusts recruiting doctors from abroad. Limits on the number of visas issued to doctors from countries outside the European Economic Area are contributing to rota gaps and delays in patients receiving care, they have said. Figures from a regulator...

BIDA 13th International Congress
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BIDA 13th International Congress

Jakarta & Bali Dear BIDA Members, Please click here for  the details of BIDA’s 13th International Congress package prices (002) BIDA REGISTRATION FORM 1. 2. 2018 _. For the full  itinerary please contact Central Office: bida@btconnect.com The travel agent has advised us that because of logistics there is going to be strictly limited number of places and as the tour will be...

4th BIDA Oncology Conference
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4th BIDA Oncology Conference

Please find in the link below the flyer for the BIDA 4th Oncology Conference which is taking place at the Christie Hospital, Manchester on Saturday 9th June 2018. This conference always proves to be very popular and places are on a first come, first served basis, it is open to non BIDA members so please...

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