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

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    European brief

    This month's highlights include updates on Brexit, labelling of alcoholic beverages and strengthening the engagement between the EMA and GPs. Read more.

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    BMA Europe priorities

    We are committed to improving the health of people in the UK and across Europe. Find out more about our key priorities and work in the EU.

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    Human rights

    We have always advocated the highest standards of human rights in healthcare, both for clinicians and patients.

Policy and research

  • Alcohol

    Our work on this issue has most recently focused on price, availability, marketing, public education and better funding for how alcohol is managed. Read about what we are doing.

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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.

  • Beds in the NHS

    NHS trusts are being forced to open thousands of extra beds to cope with year-round pressures. The government must ensure the 'core bed stock' grows by at least 3,000 beds to reach a level that can cope with year-round demand,

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ARM 2019

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    ARM 2019

    The BMA's 2019 annual representative meeting (ARM) is taking place on Sunday 23 - Thursday 27 June at the ICC Belfast.

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    ARM 2019 representatives area

    Access key information for representatives attending ARM 2019.

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    ARM 2019 social events

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

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