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What's in it for you?

What's in it for you?
  • National negotiations

    In today's environment unity is vital. We use our negotiating rights with the Government to represent your needs and interests, ensuring your voice is heard where it matters.

  • Individual support and advice

    Get expert advice on issues such as contracts, pay and pensions. Plus, legal advice on partnership agreements, employment law and more from BMA Law.  Becoming a member today means you don’t have to face difficult situations alone.

  • The BMJ

    Keep up-to-date with the latest clinical research and thinking plus information on professional development, careers and jobs with your free copy of The BMJ, online and in print.

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    The BMA Library is proud to offer members a free UK postal loan service and online access to learning resources, including Medline, research services, ebooks and ejournals.

  • Contract checking

    Contract checking service

    Over 11% of contracts checked last year contained deviations from the recommended model. Ensure yours is correct with our free contract checking service.

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    Learning and development

    Enhance your career with our free and discounted non-clinical (CPD approved) webinars, e-learning modules, workshops, one-to-one career coaching, in-house training at your workplace and more.

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Membership highlights

  • Audience at Public Health Conference 2016

    Join our Advisory Panel

    Join the BMA Advisory Panel and help us shape new propositions and get to know doctors from different branches of practice.

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    Membership benefits from BMJ

    BMA members are entitled to a range of useful resources from BMJ. Find out more and make the most of your membership.

  • Junior doctors conference 2016 14 May

    Be rewarded for recruiting members

    A whole range of benefits for members who become BMA ambassadors. Read our FAQs to find out more.

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