Our collective voice

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


  • Junior doctors conference 2016 14 May

    Junior doctor clinics

    Attend one of a series of events across England in January and February 2017 to hear from leaders of the JDC and voice your experiences and views as you move to the new contract.

  • Our response to Theresa May about the NHS crisis

    The BMA writes to Prime Minister Theresa May, requesting an urgent meeting with doctors to hear the reality of delivering care in 2017.

  • EU referendum
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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.

Policy and research

  • Media coverage on winter pressures

    Since the start of 2017, there has been widespread media coverage surrounding the unusually severe pressure on NHS hospital and GP services, what has caused this ‘crisis’ and what can be done to alleviate the strain on health and social care services.

  • Footprint

    Sustainability and transformation plans (STPs)

    Get the latest on STPs (sustainability and transformation plans) and find out how they affect you at a local level. Read our FAQs on how to get more involved, watch the video and check the deficit funding map.

  • Women in Academic Medicine Conference

    Physician associates in the UK

    Useful information about the role of PAs and the concerns that have been raised about them, and how the BMA will be influencing PA roles and how they are introduced into the service.


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    GP coverage and the NHS crisis

    Responding to the news, BMA GP committee chair challenged the assertion that GPs are not already providing seven-day care.

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    Latest news from GPC UK

    The latest news, guidance and current issues for general practice from the general practitioners committee.

  • Problems outsourcing NHS services

    Another example of how failures from service providers commissioned by NHS England are causing havoc on the ground for practices.

Find a committee

Find a commitee

Get involved with the BMA

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

Visit our activist area

Latest news

  • Houses of Parliament Westminster

    Crisis can no longer be denied

    20 January 2017

    Health leaders have roundly rejected the prime minister’s claim that the NHS is well funded, amid multiple signs that winter pressures have become widespread, straining the service severely.

  • Diverse doctors

    Private firms receive £2.3m to draw up STP plans

    19 January 2017

    Private firms have been paid a ‘shocking’ £2.3m to draw up controversial plans which will cut health and social care spending by more than £1bn in a part of London.

  • Female GP trainee at desk swinton240915 16x9

    GP recruitment drive success

    19 January 2017

    A recruitment campaign aimed at boosting the number of GPs in Wales has had some early success, first minister Carwyn Jones has said.

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