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ARM

The annual representative meeting (ARM) is the BMA’s main policy-making body. Around 500 doctors from all parts of the profession and across the UK gather to consider and debate key matters of interest to the medical profession.

ARM 2017

This year's meeting will take place in Bournemouth on Sunday 25 - Thursday 29 June 2017.

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On the day

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    ARM - Monday 20 June

    See Monday's debates at ARM 2016 live from Belfast. Follow the tweets. Download the app and stay informed.

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    ARM - Tuesday 21 June

    It's the third day of ARM 2016 in Belfast. Follow the debates and tweets. Download the app and stay informed.

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    ARM - Wednesday 22 June

    The penultimate day of ARM 2016. Follow the debates and tweets. Download the app and stay informed.

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    ARM - Thursday 23 June

    It's the final day of ARM 2016. Follow the debates and tweets. Download the app and stay informed.

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    ARM - Sunday 19 June

    ARM 2016 kicks off in Belfast this week. Make sure you follow the debates and tweets. Download the app and stay informed.

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From the exhibition zone

  • Photography competition BMA ARM 2016

    Photo competition 2016

    See the winners from the 2016 BMA photography competition, held under the theme “the seven ages…”

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    ARM in the news

    Our media team worked hard to cover the issues discussed at the ARM in the wider media.

  • ARM 2016 widening participation

    Supporting future generations

    We invited students from across Northern Ireland to speak face-to-face with BMA members at ARM before they take the plunge and apply to university.

  • In the ARM exhibition hall

    Get a taste of the atmosphere at ARM 2016. Watch our welcome video and interact with our 360 view of the exhibition hall.

  • ARM 2016 Mark Porter Speech

    Speech from BMA chair of council

    Read the full speech from BMA council chair Mark Porter at this year's ARM.