Doctors are striking over their pension arrangements today, leaving many patients facing delayed operations and procedures.
Fears of privatisation are overshadowing the government's incredibly unpopular health and social care bill.
Groups representing the doctors who are supposed to handle commissioning under NHS reform have been excluded from talks in Downing Street today because of their opposition to the policy.
The BMA's chairman of council, Dr Hamish Meldrum, issues his organisation's latest call for the government to abandon its NHS reforms:
The leading doctors' organisation has repeated its call for the coalition to abandon its NHS reforms.
Dr Hamish Meldrum, chairman of council at the British Medical Association (BMA), hails the government's concessions and suggests that they are now on the right path.