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BMA library courses

The BMA library runs courses throughout the year, open to both BMA members and non-members.

Click on the date you want to attend to email us and book your place.

Basic critical appraisal skills workshop

This one-day workshop gives an intensive overview of the skills needed and resources available for critical appraisal of healthcare information, and will provide ideas on how these can be used on return to the workplace.
Aimed at clinicians, health librarians and healthcare professionals.
Full course details (PDF)

Thursday, 5 May 2016
Thursday, 6 October 2016

Extended Critical Appraisal Skills Workshop

This one-day workshop is highly interactive and practical with advanced tips and advice. The workshop leaders are all experienced in critical appraisal of healthcare information and will share materials and examples to illustrate important teaching points.
Full course details (PDF)

Friday, 6 May 2016
Friday, 7 October 2016

All courses cost £160+VAT for BMA members and £320+VAT for non-members.

If you have any queries about our courses please email the library administrator, Euphemia Abraham.


Medline training

We offer an on-demand, by appointment only, one-to-one half day session to cover all the essentials of searching Medline, using the OvidSP interface.

Our tutorials can also be tailored to your individual needs, so get in touch to find out what we can offer you.

These bespoke tutorials are free for BMA members.

The cost for library institutional members is £80+VAT.

To book a session please email Helen Elwell or telephone 0207 383 6582.