British Medical Association

An NHS under pressure

The NHS is experiencing some of the most severe pressures in its 70-year history. The pandemic is just the tip of the iceberg. Read why in our new data hub - analysing data on the backlog, hospital beds, workforce trends and more.
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As a recognised trade union for UK doctors, no one better understands your day-to-day lives.

We represent you both individually and collectively, negotiating your pay and rights, and supporting you at work.

Get involved and be a part of the future
We have a range of opportunities to help you get involved with committees and awareness activities.
We support you
Popular advice and support topics on issues in your professional and personal life as a doctor.
Taking care of you
For questions about any aspect of your working life, our advisers are here to help you.
Opening times: 8am - 8pm Monday to Friday, and 9am - 5pm on Saturdays.
We offer you great benefits
We help you with workplace queries
We help you with workplace queries
We tirelessly defend your terms and conditions and represent your needs
We tirelessly defend your terms and conditions and represent your needs
Tools and advice to support you at every stage of your career
Tools and advice to support you at every stage of your career

What our members think

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I was extremely satisfied with the help I have had today and I would recommend all my colleagues join the BMA.
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