Order an article

BMA members can order copies of articles from any of our journals, for research purposes.

Location: UK
Audience: All doctors
Updated: Monday 8 June 2020
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Order an article

Article requests received before 3pm will be available for download as a PDF on the same day. If article requests are received after 3pm, they will be available the next working day.

Once the item has been processed, we will send an email requesting payment via World Pay. After payment the article will be available for download.

We also provide urgent one-hour delivery of articles, if received by 5pm.

See the price list below to see how much it costs.

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Contact us

  • Email [email protected] with your article request status queries.
  • Call us on 020 7383 6625. 


Price list for document delivery service

For education and research purposes copies:

BMA members (qualified doctors):

  • same day delivery is £4.10 + vat
  • urgent one-hour delivery is £8.20 + vat.

BMA members (medical students) are eligible for a 50% discount.

Commercial use

For commercial use copies, a fee of £12.70 will be added on top of the normal price at the time of the request.


Non-member requests

The library offers a copy service to members of the public and doctors who are not currently BMA members. All articles provided by this service are copyright cleared copies.

The charge to non-members is £21.60 +VAT per article.

Check the holdings of our print journals collection using the library catalogue.

Please be aware of all costs before you order any photocopies and get in touch if you have any queries before ordering on [email protected] or 020 7383 6625.