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We represent doctors both individually and collectively, working with UK governments to lobby for improvements to health and health care.

Influence

Policy and research

  • Survey of doctors from the EU 2017 infographic

    EU doctors survey

    More than four in 10 doctors at work in the UK are considering leaving following the EU referendum result, according to a new BMA survey. Read more about the survey and the issues.

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    Organ donation

    The BMA has long advocated a 'soft' opt-out system with safeguards for organ donation, as we believe this is the best option to reduce the shortage of organs. Read more on our position.

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    State of the health system - Beds in the NHS

    Pressures on NHS hospital beds are well documented. Data on how beds are used within the NHS can provide insight into the healthcare system. This paper presents NHS bed data from across the UK in one place.

Committees

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    Junior doctors conference 2017

    This year's conference will be held on 12-13 May at BMA House in London. Find out more about the event and see highlights from the 2016 conference.

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    Reduction in QOF requirements

    GPC chair Chaand Nagpaul has written to NHS England following the recent announcement between BMA Wales and the Welsh Government to relax the Quality and Outcomes Framework in Wales.

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    General Practitioners Committee UK (GPC UK)

    Details of the BMA General Practitioners Committee, including its members, priorities and contract negotiation updates.

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Get involved with the BMA

We have a range of initiatives to help BMA members get more involved with committee activities.

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Latest news

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    Bed crisis a threat to patient safety

    23 February 2017

    A decade-long drop in overnight hospital beds has created a ‘mismatch’ between supply and demand in the NHS.

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    BMA confirms ARM date

    23 February 2017

    Dates for this year’s annual representative meeting have been confirmed.

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    DH ramps up raid on NHS budget

    23 February 2017

    The raid on the NHS capital budget has been ramped up by the Department of Health for the second year running, starving the service of funds to modernise and find a firm financial footing.

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