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Why you should be a BMA member

Why you should be a BMA member
  • 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, practice mergers 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 14% of contracts checked last year contained deviations from the recommended model. Ensure yours is correct with our free contract checking service.

  • Your wellbeing

    Work-life support

    From expert financial advice to confidential counselling and guidance, our work-life support services are here to help you.

There's strength in our numbers



In the last 10 years we have recovered over £10m owed to members


In 2016 we handled over 100,000 enquiries from members, with 70% being resolved in the first call


We resolve 80% of all member cases within three months


We have more than 230 dedicated advisors across the UK focused on supporting our members


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