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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.
We continue to challenge unfairness in the public sector pensions schemes - opposing further increases in contributions and in the overall approach to reform.
The BMA are working with NHS Employers and the DHSC to review the 2016 junior doctor contract in England.
Read the latest update on the consultant contract as of January 31 2019.
While the Assembly is suspended we continue to lobby on health issues including our manifesto objectives and Brexit.
Our latest responses to consultations on proposals for changes in law effecting the healthcare systems and medical profession in Northern Ireland.
This month's highlights include updates on Brexit, Welsh minimum unit pricing plans submitted to the European Commission and MEPs call for a solid post-Brexit agreement on cross-border health.
With 100 days to go until the UK leaves the EU, there is still too much uncertainty around the implications of Brexit for patients, doctors and health services.
A BMA survey of over 1,500 EU doctors working in the UK has found that less than a quarter have faith in the Prime Minister's commitment to protect their rights in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
We have always advocated the highest standards of human rights in healthcare, both for clinicians and patients.
We support the notion that those who use, procure, supply, or manufacture medical gloves should instigate policies to protect workers. Read our report.
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.
From evidence-based medicine to open data, read the latest campaigns and investigations from the BMJ
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