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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.
The NHS is one of the best health services in the world, but is, increasingly, failing too many people for too much of the time.
Consecutive governments have been in denial about the state of the NHS. We call on politicians of all parties not to duck this crisis any longer.
We scrutinised the main political party general election manifestos to highlight the pledges which affect the medical profession. Find out more.
We have written to the Government in response to their announcement to increase the number of medical school places for 2018/19.
Read our brief FAQs on the latest update on the consultant contract negotiations as of 12 May 2017.
With the Royal College of Nursing, we have written to the Home Secretary to raise serious concerns about the impact of the Immigration Skills Charge.
The BMA regularly represents the views of doctors on behalf of their patients in parliament. See what we are working on.
Our latest responses to consultations on proposals for changes in law effecting the healthcare systems and medical profession in Northern Ireland.
The Government must introduce a new tobacco control plan, without delay, to ro achieve a continued decline in smoking rates in England.
The BMA has been working hard to safeguard the future of the medical profession and the patients we serve following the UK’s vote to leave the European Union on 23 June 2016.
This month's highlights include updates on Brexit, digital single market strategy focus on health, and protecting minors from the marketing of alcohol and unhealthy food & drinks.
The European funding brief details the EU funding opportunities for 2017 available under the 3rd EU Health Programme.
Workers in developing countries are suffering labour rights abuses. We campaign for fair medical trade in the manufacture and procurement of healthcare goods.
In partnership with Swedish lobbying group Swedwatch, we undertook research on working conditions and labour rights in Pakistan.
We support the notion that those who use, procure, supply, or manufacture medical gloves should instigate policies to protect workers. Read our report.
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