Medical student election to BMA UK Council

Nominations are now open for the election of three medical student members to BMA UK Council to serve for the 2024-25 and 2025-2026 sessions.

Location: England
Audience: All doctors
Updated: Friday 28 June 2024
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As a member of the BMA’s principal executive committee, the successful candidates will play a key role in the implementation of the BMA’s priorities and policies as well as in shaping the voice of the Association and the profession for all our members.
Successful candidates will be one of a total of 69 voting members on BMA UK Council which meets six times a year.

The meetings take place at BMA House in London or virtually from 10am to 5pm. Elected candidates will take up office on the close of the 2024 Annual Representative Meeting at the end of June with their term of office ending at the close of Annual Representative Meeting in 2026.


Important information for candidates


Election timetable

Under trade under law the BMA is required to conduct elections to BMA UK Council by postal vote using a independent electoral scrutineer which for these by-elections is Civica.

  • Monday 19 February – Nominations open
  • Monday 4 March – Nominations close
  • Monday 18 March – Voting papers dispatched to members if the election is contested
  • Monday 8 April – Deadline for return of completed postal votes



Voting in the Medical student representatives to BMA Council closed on Monday 8 April 2024. The votes have been counted and verified.


Get in touch

If you have any questions about BMA UK Council please email [email protected]