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We represent doctors both individually and collectively, working with UK governments to lobby for improvements to health and health care.
This month's highlights include updates on Brexit, reducing the dietary intake of trans fatty acids and labelling of alcoholic beverages.
In October 2016 two reports were published by the Department of Health (NI), outlining recommendations and proposals to reconfigure health and social care in the country, along with reform proposals from Health Minister Michelle O'Neill. Read more.
The 2017 autumn Budget was a missed opportunity to provide vital support for the NHS. Read the BMA's response.
Find out more about the BMA's 18 year campaign for a 'soft' opt-out system for organ donation in the UK.
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.
The BMA Board of science have published a position paper on the regulation of e-cigarettes – aiming to balance the risks and opportunities associated with the use of these devices.
The latest news, guidance and current issues for general practice from the general practitioners committee.
This year's conference was held on 12-13 May at BMA House in London. Find out more about the event and see the highlights.
GPC are aware of the ongoing issues with the service delivery from Primary Care Support England (PCSE) and some progress has been made following our lobbying. Find out more.
This year’s ARM took place in Bournemouth from 25 to 29 June 2017. See some of the highlights from the ARM conference.
We have produced a series of briefings to help inform your debate with colleagues and aid your decisions at the 2017 ARM.
Last year's ARM took place in Belfast from 19 to 23 June 2016. See some of the highlights from the conference.
13 December 2017
The Parliamentary health select committee has launched an inquiry into STPs (sustainability and transformation partnerships).
12 December 2017
Consultants have donated thousands of pounds to support refugee doctors, which will make a ‘huge difference’ to their training.
11 December 2017
Turning a patient away racked highly commended BMA writing competition entrant Jennie Higgs with guilt
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