Public Health Medicine Committee

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Committee elections 2019-20

All public health doctors (including public health registrars) may nominate themselves to be on the committee. You do not have to be a member of the BMA. We strive for a diverse and representative committee and welcome nominations from across the membership and beyond.


Public health medicine committee

Each region or nation elects one representative and one deputy to the committee for a year. We are keen to achieve gender balance between the representative and deputy roles. These include:

  • by-election UK
  • Scotland (representative and deputy representative)
  • Wales (deputy representative)
  • Northern Ireland (deputy representative)
  • North East (representative and deputy representative)
  • South West (deputy representative)
  • London (representative and deputy representative)
  • East of England (representative and deputy representative)
  • East Midlands (deputy representative)
  • West Midlands (representative and deputy representative)

Please note the following dates for the upcoming elections:

  • Nominations: Thursday 15 August to Tuesday 27 August 2019
  • Voting open: Wednesday 28 August to Friday 6 September 2019

The committee will meet on the following dates:

  • Tuesday 24 September
  • Tuesday 14 January
  • Tuesday 12 May

Committee members would also be expected to attend the annual Public Health Medicine Conference due at the end of February 2020.

You can access the election online.

Nominations can be made online.


Online election system

To take part in the elections you must register for a BMA website accountPlease note that you do not need to be a BMA member to create a BMA website account. 

To nominate yourself or vote in the election, please log in to the BMA’s election webpage.

You can also find out more about the BMA’s online election system.


Further information

If you have any questions regarding the election process, please contact [email protected].