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The PLG acts as an internal reference group and provides the BMA with an informed patient view on matters of interest to the medical profession and to patients.
Overview of the PLG, its priorities and chair.
The Patient Liaison Group (PLG) was established in 2004 to provide a formal mechanism by which patients are represented within the BMA.
The PLG consists of people from diverse backgrounds and draws on the expertise of lay members, including some with direct patient-based links.
Access our patient and public involvement toolkit and resources on self care, working together for better health, hospital discharge and dispensed but unopened medications.
Shape the BMA’s views on key healthcare issues, ranging from patient confidentiality and NHS reforms to organ donation and social care.
Our signposting resource is designed to help you find out more about how the NHS works and how it can be navigated.
Find out how the NHS is run and read about Clinical Commissioning Groups and how your GP may be involved.
The NHS gives patients the right to make choices about different aspects of the care they receive. What does this mean for you?
Have a say in how your profession is run. Participate as a non-voting committee member.
Join the BMA committee visitors scheme
Nominate yourself for a role in a committee, council or board.
A a range of initiatives to help you get more involved with committee and volunteering activities.
Remember to check and update your specialty, grade, place of work and contact details to ensure your BMA record is up-to-date.
Update your details online