Read the BMJ’s latest featured article highlighting how the reliance of the NHS on disposable medical instruments and protective clothing hides a world of modern slavery and labour abuse.

Written by Jane Feinmann

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Happy Labour Day May 2020

Happy Labours Day to all workers and especially to all frontline workers ensuring the well-being of all of us 😙💕

Thank you from all BMA Library staff

The Postal Loans Service is suspended until further notice as our reading room facilities remain closed and all Library staff is working from home.

If you already have items on loan from us, please hold onto them and do not attempt to return them to us, even if they are overdue or have been requested by other BMA members.

You won’t be able to request any print books, however, you can check if we have the title as an e-book version by searching our catalogue on

If we don’t have the e-book, please email with your request and we will double check our records.

Deep Breath In – BMJ podcast

Introducing Deep Breath In, The BMJ’s new podcast for GPs.

Kickstarting the podcast is Fiona Heath and Danielle Ofri on fear and how it affects all clinicians for better or worse.

Listen on all major apps


Due to covid19, we are all working from home, but our online resources are fully available.

Let’s celebrate #worldbookday2020 by recommending you an e-book you might find useful during lockdown

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If you’re a UK doctor, the BMA wants to hear from you on the current COVID-19 crisis.

Share your experiences and help us campaign for improved working conditions for all our members across the NHS by completing the survey available on

We’re pleased to announce #BMAwellbeing support services are now open to the spouses, partners and dependants (aged 16-24) of all UK doctors and medical students. We are here to support you and those around you. Find out more:

The BMA has launched a new COVID19 briefing page, where you can keep up to date with the issues facing doctors and what we are doing to address them on behalf of our members.

Visit for all the information.