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Vote of no confidence in Hunt

The British Medical Association, which represents more than 150,000 doctors and medical students, today passed a motion of no confidence in Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt at the union's annual representative meeting in Edinburgh.

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Over 80% of doctors say work pressure is 'high'

More than 80% of doctors have said that pressure at work is 'high', according to new figures published by the British Medical Association (BMA).

The poll found that out of the 1,000 doctors surveyed, GPs reported the highest level of pressure.

Many medics questioned by the BMA who wanted to make improvements felt "hindered to do so", with red tape and lack of capacity listed as the top barriers for making enhancements.

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