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The BMA has a long history supporting measures to reduce tobacco-related harm, and has developed wide-ranging policy in this area.
Doctors have expressed concern over the increasing use of analgesics for the management of chronic pain and the lack of access to adequate pain relief at the end of life.
Read our review on how medical professionals can best support individuals affected by prescribed drugs associated with dependence and withdrawal.
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.
Across the UK, there are moves to shift services out of hospitals and provide them in community settings. Find out how it may affect local service provision.
These new care models for the NHS in England aim to break down traditional divides between primary, secondary and community care, mental health and possibly social care.
Are you a sessional GP? Take our survey and help us to better represent you. The survey should take no longer than 15 minutes to complete and is open to all sessional GPs.
More than four in 10 doctors at work in the UK are considering leaving following the EU referendum result, according to a new BMA survey. Read more about the survey and the issues.
Useful information about the role of PAs and the concerns that have been raised about them, and how the BMA will be influencing PA roles and how they are introduced into the service.
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.
We recently carried out a review of the way data are currently used for secondary purposes involving a consultation with members and the public - explore the challenges of using health data.
The BMA has long advocated a 'soft' opt-out system with safeguards for organ donation, as we believe this is the best option to reduce the shortage of organs. Read more on our position.
The European Working Time Directive (EWTD) was adopted in 1993 and was implemented in UK law in 1998.
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.
We aim to lead the way in encouraging all health professionals in all disciplines to raise awareness of domestic abuse.
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