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The BMA is an influential organisation recognised for collective bargaining. We represent doctors both individually and collectively on a wide variety of employment and healthcare policy issues.
On 18 June the government announced plans for a long-term plan for the NHS including an increase in funding. We discuss whether this funding is enough and how it should be spent.
The BMA, Department of Health and NHS Employers have made an agreement on the future of the local Clinical Excellence Awards in England.
At a time when the NHS is struggling to fill vacancies, we are deeply concerned that visa restrictions and outdated caps for non-EU workers are preventing overseas doctors from caring for patients.
This briefing outlines the BMA's key concerns and recommendations for reducing the significant impact that alcohol has on health and the NHS.
BMA briefing on the pressures that are impacting the overall recruitment and retention of GPs.
The UK’s decision to leave the EU will have major implications for the UK’s science and research base. We have identified four key areas which the government needs to address as a matter of urgency.
Healthcare first - a Brexit blueprint for Europe, outlines our key asks in five key area. Read more.
We are committed to improving the health of people in the UK and across Europe. Find out more about our key priorities and work in the EU.
The European Forum brings together a wide range of UK health stakeholders to consider European policies and initiatives. BMA Brussels office provides the secretariat.
We have always advocated the highest standards of human rights in healthcare, both for clinicians and patients.
The Medical Fair and Ethical Trade Group campaigns for fair and ethical trade in the production and supply of medical supplies. Find out more about the issues.
We support the notion that those who use, procure, supply, or manufacture medical gloves should instigate policies to protect workers. Read our report.
From evidence-based medicine to open data, read the latest campaigns and investigations from the BMJ