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Monthly Archives: May 2020

Read the lates BMJ article titled ‘Covid-19: Questions of conscience and duty for scientific advisers and how the easing out of the lockdown measures is bringing even more confusion…

When the pressure is on, reliable information is critical. Trust our team of librarians to find what you need. Email us at or visit for all the range of services available during the Covid19 crisis.

On #wellbeingwednesday why don’t you check out the wellbeing apps available free to all NHS staff? You can browse for the app that best suits your needs on and remember there is always someone you can talk to

5 steps to mental wellbeing by the NHS for MentalHealthAwarenessWeek: 👯Connect with other people 💕Good relationships 🤸‍♂️Be physically active 🎨Learn new skills 🙌Give to others and remember there is always someone you can talk to

Read May’s issue The Dr Magazine with Tim Tonkin reporting on the story of Dr Fayez Ayache paying the ultimate price. His death underscores the BMA’s efforts to protect doctors and other healthcare workers and ensure lessons are learned. Read online

BMA members get access to all of the following e-journal titles on the JAMA Network: JAMA  (Journal of the American Medical Journal) JAMA Dermatology JAMA Internal Medicine JAMA Network Open JAMA Neurology JAMA Opthalmology JAMA Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery JAMA Pediatrics JAMA Psychiatry JAMA Surgery These are all part of our E-Journals Collection, which contains more than 1,100 titles. If you have any queries or feedback about our E-Journals Collection… Read More

Today we celebrate International Nurses Day marking the anniversary of the birth of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing. To all of you thank you!

Whatever your experience, the 8th edition of ”The Doctor’s Communication Handbook” by P. Tate and F. Frame remains a key title for all doctors. Available as an e-book from our collection. Access it directly on using your BMA username and password.