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We represent doctors both individually and collectively, working with UK governments to lobby for improvements to health and health care.
The BMA has been working hard to safeguard the future of the medical profession and the patients we serve following the UK’s vote to leave the European Union on 23 June 2016.
The health service is facing the greatest financial challenge in its history, and yet the independent sector is increasingly involved with providing care within the NHS.
The NHS is facing unprecedented financial pressures. Every area where spending is increasing needs to be rigorously evaluated. Read our report and recommendations.
Doctors have expressed concern over the increasing use of analgesics for the management of chronic pain, and the potential harms associated with these medicines.
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.
We recently carried out a review of the way data are currently used for secondary purposes involving a consultation with members and the public - explore the challenges of using health data.
View the results of the 2016-17 election of seats for representatives on a variety of BMA committees.
Another example of how failures from service providers commissioned by NHS England are causing havoc on the ground for practices.
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.
We have a range of initiatives to help BMA members get more involved with committee activities.
29 March 2017
The number of GPs working full time in England has fallen – despite Government promises of a mass-recruitment campaign.
The NHS has been left with a ‘profound and gnawing uncertainty’, as prime minister Theresa May today triggered the process of the UK’s exit from the EU.
28 March 2017
Doctors leaders have accused the national pay review body of using its recommendations as ‘a cover’ for driving down frontline salaries.
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