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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 have scrutinised the main political party general election manifestos to highlight the pledges which affect the medical profession. Find out more.
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.
A snapshot of the key announcements in the Spring Budget 2017, and how they might affect you, the healthcare system and wider health issues.
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 European funding brief details the EU funding opportunities for 2017 available under the 3rd EU Health Programme.
This month's highlights include updates on Brexit, mandatory labelling of alcoholic drinks, and protecting minors from the marketing of alcohol and unhealthy food & drinks.
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.
Applications for the Humanitarian Fund 2017 are now invited. Apply for funding now.
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.
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