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Working for change

We represent doctors both individually and collectively on a wide variety of issues. We work with governments to lobby for improvements to health and health care. We are one profession and we stand together.

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BMA negotiating committees

BMA negotiating committees work tirelessly behind the scenes to defend terms and conditions and to look after doctors' jobs.

We represent all doctors in all branches of practice.

Policy and lobbying

We lobby on the issues that matter and respond to consultations in the UK and in Europe.

We have an in-depth policy database that lists our position on key areas affecting doctors.

Improving public health

We campaign on a range of public health topics, including the price of alcohol, smoking cessation and tackling obesity.

Through policy reports, web resources and briefings, we play an influential role in forming government and public opinion on public health issues.

Doctors in the NHS

The NHS under immense pressure to find savings, to deliver full services seven days a week and to respond to the devolution of health budgets in cities across England.

We provide briefings, respond to consultations and help break down the information for doctors and healthcare professionals.

International activities

We have a wide international reach, campaigning and providing resources on health issues with a global impact.

We campaign on issues such as fair medical trade, water poverty, human rights, climate change, access to healthcare information and much more.

Annual Representative Meeting

The ARM is our primary debating and policy-making event.

Doctors from all parts of the profession debate motions on various aspects of their working lives and professional practice.

ARM 2016 will be held in Belfast, Northern Ireland.