British Medical Association (BMA)

The British Medical Association (BMA) is the trade union and professional body for doctors in the UK. A leading voice advocating for outstanding healthcare and a healthy population. An association providing members with excellent individual services and support throughout their lives.

Our mission, vision and values

Our mission – We look after doctors so they can look after you.

Our vision

  • A profession of valued doctors delivering the highest quality health services, where all doctors…
  • have strong representation and expert guidance, whenever they need it
  • have their individual needs responded to, through career-long support and professional development
  • are championed by the BMA and their voices are sought, heard and acted upon
  • can connect with each other as a professional community
  • can influence the advancement of health and the profession.

Our values

  • Expert – we are an indispensable source of credible information, guidance and support throughout doctors’ professional lives.
  • Committed – we are committed to all doctors and place them at the heart of every decision we make.
  • Reliable – we are doctors’ first port of call because we are trusted and dependable.
  • Challenging – we are unafraid to challenge effectively on behalf of all doctors.
  • Leading – we are an influential leader in supporting the profession and improving the health of the UK

Join today & let the BMA look after you so you can look after your patients …