Working with Westminster

The BMA regularly represents the views of doctors and their patients in Parliament. We issue briefings to MPs and peers, influence consultations and inquiries, and seek members’ views to influence legislation.

Location: England UK
Audience: All doctors Patients and public
Updated: Monday 7 September 2020
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The BMA ensures your voice is heard in Westminster. We regularly represent the views of doctors and their patients in Parliament.

This includes:

  • issuing briefings to MPs and peers on subjects relevant to the medical profession
  • providing written and oral evidence to select committees and inquiries
  • seeking BMA members' views to help us influence consultations and inquiries in Westminster, with the ultimate aim to influence legislation.

Consultations, briefings and legislation