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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.
The government is in denial about the state of the NHS. The government must listen and answer our questions.
The key issues affecting the NHS have been widely covered across national and our own media channels. Read the highlights.
The health service is facing the greatest financial challenge in its history, and yet the independent sector is increasingly involved with providing care within the NHS.
The NHS is facing unprecedented financial pressures. Every area where spending is increasing needs to be rigorously evaluated. Read our report and recommendations.
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 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, mHealth and protecting minors from the marketing of unhealthy food and drink.
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.
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.