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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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    We are engaged with the government over a number of funding issues effecting the NHS. Read a summary of our work.

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    A health service on the brink

    With the prospect of a no deal Brexit looming, the BMA is calling for the public to be able have a final say on any proposed deal.

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    Northern Ireland consultation responses and briefing papers

    Our latest responses to consultations on proposals for changes in law effecting the healthcare systems and medical profession in Northern Ireland.

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    You can play an important role in informing the public about taking action on climate change, and the health benefits of doing so.

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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.

  • Caring, supportive, collaborative: a future vision for the NHS

    'Caring, supportive, collaborative: a future vision for the NHS' is a project which aims to be an honest conversation with our profession about the sort of NHS doctors want to work in. Find out more.

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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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    Access key information for representatives attending ARM 2019.

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Latest news and features

  • The Doctor
Issue 13 
September 2019
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    The Doctor (September, issue 13)

    12 September 2019

    Widening participation – the doctors from difficult backgrounds make it into medicine, the homeless world cup, is the Government's mental health plan merely a wish list and testing times for overseas doctors

  • The Doctor
Issue 13 
September 2019
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    Homelessness: tackling public perceptions

    11 September 2019

    An escape from the moment, and a chance to challenge public perceptions – Peter Blackburn meets the doctors and participants at the Homeless World Cup

  • The Doctor
Issue 13 
September 2019
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    Testing times – overseas doctors prove their skills at GMC centre

    11 September 2019

    Overseas doctors wanting to work in the UK have often faced long delays before they can demonstrate they are safe to practise. A new GMC test centre aims to cut waiting times. Tim Tonkin reports

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