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There's probably never been a more challenging time to be a doctor, so it's good to know there's someone looking out for you.

The BMA has been supporting doctors and championing the profession for over 175 years.

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The BMA is encouraging all members to update their details so it can truly represent the diversity of its membership.

The information, which is confidential and data protection compliant, will not be shared with any third parties.

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  • RepresentWe provide essential advice and representation to protect your employment and progress your career
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Read our list of frequently asked questions about your membership.

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What our members say

Hear what our members have to say about being a part of the BMA.


Joint action and perseverance in the struggle for fair pay and conditions do pay off. 

Junior doctor member


Getting the right contract and pay was easy with the BMA's help. 

Salaried GP member


I have found BMJ Learning to be an extremely valuable part of my BMA membership. 

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Reasons to be a BMA member

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We understand your working life. If you have a query on your contract, pay issues, leave entitlement, working relationships, rotas or discrimination contact an adviser.

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We have represented doctors in negotiations since the start of the NHS in 1948. As a BMA member you can help shape your profession and have your say.

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red tickProgressing your career

Doctors never stop learning. With development resources and access to there are many ways to improve and replenish your skills and knowledge throughout your career.

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Get personal responses to case-specific issues and practical guidance on a wide range of ethical issues and aspects of medical law.

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We offer members a comprehensive and exclusive range of tailored financial products and services.

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