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Employment advice

Access a dedicated area for GP practices covering up-to-date guidance on service delivery, premises, staffing and partnerships.

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Employment advice and support

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    Pay scales, guidance and tax information whatever your branch of practice.

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    Model contracts, terms and conditions, FAQs and guides to help you understand your contract.

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    Learning and development

    From face-to-face masterclasses, to webinars and e-learning modules - we provide a variety of options to help with your professional development.

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    From applying to medical school to support through your university years, get everything you need to know about studying medicine.

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    Applying for training

    Take the steps from medical school into postgraduate training with confidence - know your career options and get all the support you need for your training years.

Collective voice

  • Caring, supportive, collaborative: a future vision for the NHS

    'Caring, supportive, collaborative: a future vision for the NHS' is a project which aims to be an honest conversation with our profession about the sort of NHS doctors want to work in. Find out more.

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    UK SASC conference

    The SASC conference takes place every May at BMA House, London.

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    Latest news from GPC UK

    The latest news, guidance and current issues for general practice from the general practitioners committee (GPC).

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    Pressure points in the NHS

    With annual increases in demand for care, the NHS in England is under a growing amount of pressure and is struggling to meet targets. The BMA is undertaking regular analysis to provide an overview of how the health service is coping.

  • UK consultants conference

    View highlights from the most recent UK consultants conference and see details of the motions passed.

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    European brief - February 2019

    This month's highlights include updates on Brexit, Welsh minimum unit pricing plans submitted to the European Commission and MEPs call for a solid post-Brexit agreement on cross-border health.

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    Sustainability and transformation partnerships (STPs)

    Get the latest on STPs (sustainability and transformation plans) and find out how they affect you at a local level. Look at our analysis on funding, read our FAQs on how to get more involved, and check the deficit map.

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    ARM 2019 social events

    Find out more about the social events taking place during ARM.

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    Organ donation

    Find out more about the BMA's 18 year campaign for a 'soft' opt-out system for organ donation in the UK.

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    Tackling bullying and harassment in the NHS

    Bullying and harassment are rife within the NHS according to latest research findings. Read more about the issues and our efforts to promote dignity at work.

  • BMA cohort doctor study

    The completed 10-year BMA cohort study provides insights into career choice and working environments in terms of workplace morale and work related stress. Read our findings.

  • Women in Academic Medicine Conference

    Physician associates in the UK

    Useful information about the role of PAs and the concerns that have been raised about them, and how the BMA will be influencing PA roles and how they are introduced into the service.

BMA member support last month

  • Number of calls our support service received

    6982

  • Number of contracts our employment advisers checked

    210

  • Number of cases our employment advisers resolved

    4368

Latest news and features

  • 20190098 thedoctor March issue 7

    The Doctor issue 7 March 2019

    18 March 2019

    Brexit breakdown, online GP reviews, exception reporting and battling knife violence

  • A cutting edge approach

    12 March 2019

    An increase in knife crime has led to hyperbolic headlines but it has also fuelled innovative working from doctors and calls for society to work together to tackle the problem. Jennifer Trueland reports

  • Life on the edge

    08 March 2019

    Whatever happens with Brexit in the weeks ahead, thousands of doctors who qualified in another European country have suffered crippling uncertainty. Tim Tonkin hears their concerns

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