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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 are engaged with the government over a number of funding issues effecting the NHS. Read a summary of our work.
We are calling for an increase in the UK's health spending as a proportion of GDP in line with that of other leading European economies.
We have written to the Government in response to their announcement to increase the number of medical school places for 2018/19.
Our latest responses to consultations on proposals for changes in law effecting the healthcare systems and medical profession in Northern Ireland.
Read our briefing to MPs ahead of an Opposition Day debate on NHS Pay.
Read our briefing relating to the amendment to the Queen’s Speech which would end the public sector pay cap.
This month's highlights include updates on Brexit, the labelling of alcoholic beverages in the EU, and a possible ban on formaldehyde.
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.
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.
From evidence-based medicine to open data, read the latest campaigns and investigations from the BMJ