Patient Liasion Group

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Overview of the Patient Liaison Group (PLG)

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.

 

Our priorities

The PLG was established in 2004 to provide a formal mechanism by which patients are represented within the BMA.

Read the PLG's mission statement

 

Who we are

The PLG consists of people from diverse backgrounds and draws on the expertise of lay members, including some with direct patient-based links.

Chair

The PLG chair is Amanda Cool.

Amanda Cool, Patient Liaison Group 2017

Deputy chair

The PLG deputy chair is Glenys Goodwill.

Glenys Goodwill Patient liaison group PLG committee meeting 2016

See the full list of members of the PLG.

 

Our meetings

The PLG meets four times a year to discuss latest issues.

Who should attend

The meetings are only open to PLG members.

Meeting dates for the 2018-19 session

  • Tuesday 4 September 2018
  • Wednesday 26 September 2018 (symposium)
  • Tuesday 5 February 2019
  • Tuesday 28 May 2019

Meeting dates for the 2019-20 session

  • Wednesday 11 September 2019
  • Friday 27 September (symposium)
  • Tuesday 4 February 2020
  • Monday 11 May 2020

Venue

BMA House
Tavistock Square
London
WC1H 9JP

More information

For more information email [email protected]

 

Get involved

Becoming involved in the PLG provides the opportunity to shape the BMA’s views on key healthcare issues, ranging from patient confidentiality and NHS reforms to organ donation and social care.

Find out how to get involved