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How can medical professionals best support individuals affected by prescribed drugs associated with dependence and withdrawal? Read our review.
We campaign for measures to reduce the levels of obesity, including action targeted at improving children's diets, and increasing active travel and physical activity levels. See more on what we are doing.
In this research briefing, we assess the impact that public health funding cuts are having on the delivery of services locally.
'Caring, supportive, collaborative: a future vision for the NHS' is a project which aims to be an honest conversation with our profession about the sort of NHS doctors want to work in. Have your say.
Accountable Care Organisations (ACOs) are population based models of care evolving from the NHS England Five Year Forward View plans. Find out more.
Get the latest on STPs (sustainability and transformation plans) and find out how they affect you at a local level. Look at our analysis on funding, read our FAQs on how to get more involved, and check the deficit map.
The NHS employs over 1.7 million people in the UK, this includes around 183,000 doctors. We present the latest available data on the medical workforce across the UK.
We keep track of doctors' workload and wellbeing with the BMA quarterly survey of about 3,000 doctors from across the profession.
Bullying and harassment are rife within the NHS according to latest research findings. Read more about the issues and our efforts to promote dignity at work.
Find out more about the BMA's 18 year campaign for a 'soft' opt-out system for organ donation in the UK.
There has been considerable research into the effectiveness of markets in the English NHS, though the ethical and professional implications of a more commercially-oriented practice require further discussion.
Doctors and patients were invited to take part in a major BMA research project examining end-of-life care and physician-assisted dying - read our report and recommendations.
Read our new ethical guidance for doctors on the use of solitary confinement within the youth justice system.
Read our recommendations following a series of seminars looking at a range of issues faced by vulnerable groups, including our report on the role of healthcare professionals in identifying and responding to domestic abuse.
Despite their high level of need, children in custody are all too often overlooked or let down by health and social care services. Read our report and recommendations.
The European Working Time Directive (EWTD) was adopted in 1993 and was implemented in UK law in 1998.
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Read the latest research papers and findings from our partner the BMJ