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Monthly Archives: June 2020

The June 2020 issue of The Doctor is now available online. Doctors’ experiences during COVID-19 and how the BMA is keeping them safe, how did New Zealand deal so well with a pandemic, PPE remains a problem, what a ‘new normal’ might look like, freedom to speak up during lockdown, help for doctors who have to make the most difficult phone calls to relatives of patients and the struggle BAME doctors face… Read More

We have a great selection of E-Books for Medical Students, including: Davidson’s Principles and Practice of Medicine (23rd Edition) Impey’s Obstetrics and Gynaecology (5th Edition) Kumar and Clark’s Clinical Medicine (9th Edition) Medical Student Well-Being: an essential guide View our new listing of E-Books for Medical Students. In you have any queries about our E-Books Collection please email: e-books@bma.org.uk

BMA members get free full text access to all of the content in the BMJ (BMA member login required), but they also get access to the other three titles that make up the ‘Big 4’, thanks to our E-Journals Collection: New England Journal of Medicine The Lancet JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Assocation) View the full list of the 1,100+ titles in our E-Journals Collection In you have any queries about… Read More

We have a large number of the Oxford Handbook series of titles in our E-Books Collection, including: Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine (10th Edition) Oxford Handbook of General Practice (4th Edition) Oxford Handbook of Genitourinary Medicine, HIV, and Sexual Health (3rd Edition) View the full list of the Oxford Handbook series titles in our E-Books Collection. In you have any queries about our E-Books Collection please email: e-books@bma.org.uk

We have a large number of the ABC series titles in our E-Books Collection, including: ABC of Dermatology (7th Edition) ABC of Geriatric Medicine ABC of Transfer and Retrieval Medicine View the full list of the ABC series titles in our E-Books Collection. In you have any queries about our E-Books Collection please email: e-books@bma.org.uk

We have a very useful selection of medical statistics titles in our E-Books Collection. These include: The fourth edition of Medical Statistics at a Glance The second edition of Probability and Statistics with R The third edition of Medical Statistics Made Easy To view a complete list of our e-book on medical statistics please visit our online catalogue. For any queries you have regarding our E-Book Collection please email: e-books@bma.org.uk

We know we are going through difficult times with the Covid19 pandemic. However, it’s good to keep the focus on your work and studies and that is why our e-books collection keeps growing so that you can access the information you need anytime, anywhere. We provide free, direct access for all BMA members – just search our online catalogue for the title you are looking for on http://bmaopac.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com/F Remember to drop us a… Read More

The Wellcome Trust has made available on their website an useful explanation on how vaccines are researched and developed. Read ‘The vaccine journey: from idea to immunisation’ available on https://wellcome.ac.uk/news/vaccine-journey-idea-immunisation-covid-19-coronavirus…