You can read some joint BMA/Medsin writing on the PLoS blogsite about the recent respective conferences here. I'll quickly scribble about some Open Access developments to retain some non-revision writing.
Open Access is really, well, opening up, here in the UK. Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales is supporting the Government's plans to make research freely accessible on the internet. David Willetts made the announcement today, noting that the government spend £5bn on research and could save millions by making research available to all. Dame Janet Finch has been invited to report on how we can make Open Access a reality. To have the Minister of State for Universities and Science making such a statement is a huge step forward for Open Access in the UK. The report is due in the summer.
Not much more to say from me for now. Apologies if I cry on you at some point in the next few weeks for something as innocuous as making me a cup of tea (this seems to be the current affliction of a lot of female final years at the moment!). Normal service will shortly be resumed. And I'd really appreciate the tea :)