The British Medical Association
We specialise in current clinical practice, medical ethics and education and giving expert information to members and staff.
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Tel: 020 7383 6625 (during opening hours)
Fax: 020 7388 2544
Skype: bma.library (during opening hours)
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Monday to Friday : 9am to 6pm
The Enquiry Desk is staffed at all times, except from 9am to 10am on Thursdays for staff training.
As above, except for:
Monday, 23 Dec - 9am to 5pm
Tuesday, 24 Dec* - 9am to 4pm
Wednesday, 25 Dec - Closed
Thursday, 26 Dec - Closed
Friday, 27 Dec - Closed
Monday, 30 Dec* - 9am to 5pm
Tuesday, 31 Dec* - 9am to 4pm
Wednesday, 1 Jan - Closed
Thursday, 2 Jan - 9am to 5pm
Friday, 3 Jan - 9am to 5pm
* The Reception Entrance of BMA House will be closed on Tuesday, 24 Dec; Monday, 30 Dec; and Tuesday, 31 Dec. Access to the Library on these dates will be via the Main Lodge.
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