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There’s strength in our numbers. Make the most of your BMA benefits.

Make the most of your membership

With 160,000 members and a wealth of services and benefits at your fingertips, take advantage of everything your membership has to offer. Not a member yet? Join now.

Benefits for your employment and career

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    Individual employment advice

    Whatever your branch of practice, you can turn to our expert employment advisers for guidance on contracts, pay, annual and parental leave, discrimination and more.

  • Contract checking

    Contract checking service

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

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    BMJ benefits

    Access a range of useful resources from BMJ - including their international peer-reviewed medical journal The BMJ, professional development courses and jobs listings.

  • Library

    As a member, you can access our full range of core clinical textbooks and online resources. We’ll even cover the cost of posting your books to wherever you are in the UK.

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    Pensions advice

    Pensions are a complex and changing issue. Our dedicated in-house team of experts are on-hand to advise you on the 1995-2008 sections of the NHS pension scheme.

  • Ethics toolkits

    Developed with members in mind, our ethics toolkits contain essential guidance to help you navigate the legal and ethical issues you may encounter in your clinical practice.

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    Employer advisory service

    Are you a GP employer? As a member, get comprehensive, impartial and authoritative advice on a huge range of employment-related issues from our dedicated advisors.

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    Immigration advice

    Moving to a new country often comes with many challenges. Our specialist advisers, visa alert emails and expert immigration guidance can help you through them.

  • Ask Dr Clarke revision courses

    Ahead of their finals, medical student members can strengthen their knowledge and learn effective exam techniques at these popular courses with Dr Bob Clarke.

Benefits for your work-life balance

  • Your wellbeing

    BMA Counselling

    Our professional and confidential telephone counselling service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call 0330 123 1245 to speak to a counsellor in confidence.  

  • Legal

    BMA Law

    With preferential rates for members and an extensive knowledge of the healthcare sector, BMA Law offers expert, cost-effective legal advice to help you and your family.

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    Expert tax guidance

    Navigating the ever-changing landscape of tax legislation and HMRC practices? The dedicated tax professionals at our partner Ernst and Young LLP(EY) can help.

  • Small business accountancy

    Independent financial advice

    Whether you're seeking guidance on your savings and investments or you're starting to think about retirement, the financial experts at our partner Chase de Vere can help.

     
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    Doctor advisor service

    If you're experiencing distress or difficulty and would like to speak in confidence to a fellow doctor, our Doctor Adviser Service can help you. Call them now on 0330 123 1245.

  • Your wellbeing

    Insurance and protection

    With 20 years of experience in helping healthcare professionals, our partners Lloyd & Whyte offer personal and commercial insurance for your personal and working life.

  • Personal injury claims support

    If you've suffered an injury through no fault of your own, our new extended member support entitles you to free legal representation for any personal injury claims.

  • Doctors wellbeing, mental health

    DocHealth

    DocHealth is a confidential psycho-therapeutic consultation service for doctors. It offers up to six face-to-face sessions, with signposting to further support where needed.

  • International money transfers

    Whether you're relocating for a career opportunity, sending money to friends and family or buying a home abroad, our partner Moneycorp can help your money go further.

Benefits for your profession

  • Contract checking

    National contract negotiations

    In today's uncertain environment, unity is more important than ever. We work tirelessly to defend your terms and conditions, representing your needs where it matters.

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    Connecting doctors

    Our online Connecting Doctors platform is a place to connect, network and discuss with your peer group. Sign up to share your views, give your opinions and join the conversation.

  • Policy reports, briefings and lobbying

    Our work on key pieces of legislation, inquiries and debates gets doctors' voices heard in Parliament - ensuring MPs and Peers know about the issues that matter to you.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Talk to a BMA employment adviser

The BMA is here to support our members' professional lives. If you have a question or need advice, we can help.

Call us on 0300 123 1233

Lines open 8.30am to 6pm weekdays, excluding UK bank holidays, or access the webchat below.

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