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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.
Read the BMA UK Council report which sets out the current pressures within the healthcare system and how these affect doctors and their practice.
The NHS is facing unprecedented financial pressures. Every area where spending is increasing needs to be rigorously evaluated. Read our report and recommendations.
With an insufficient workforce, a funding plan that is no longer sustainable, a growth in population and a sea-change in the level of complex cases being presented, urgent steps need to be taken to save general practice.
BMA briefing on the pressures that are impacting the overall recruitment and retention of GPs.
We believe that unprecedented demand currently facing the NHS must be matched with increasing investment.
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.
The European funding brief details the EU funding opportunities for 2017 available under the 3rd EU Health Programme.
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.
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.
Workers in developing countries are suffering labour rights abuses. We campaign for fair medical trade in the manufacture and procurement of healthcare goods.
From evidence-based medicine to open data, read the latest campaigns and investigations from the BMJ