British Medical Association

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The British Medical Association (BMA) is the professional association and registered trade union for doctors in the United Kingdom.wikipedia
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General Medical Council

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The association does not regulate or certify doctors, a responsibility which lies with the General Medical Council.
Parliament, since the enactment of the 1858 Act, has conferred on the GMC powers to grant various legal benefits and responsibilities to those medical practitioners who are registered with the GMC - a public body and association, as described, of the Medical Act of 1983, by Mr Justice Burnett in British Medical Association v General Medical Council.

Tavistock Square

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The association's headquarters are located in BMA House, Tavistock Square, London.
The bomb exploded immediately outside the British Medical Association building, many of whose staff came out to give what help they could.

Charles Hastings (English physician)

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The British Medical Association was founded as the Provincial Medical and Surgical Association (PMSA) by Sir Charles Hastings on 19 July 1832 at a meeting in the Board Room of the Worcester Infirmary.
Sir Charles Hastings (11 January 1794 – 30 July 1866) was a medical surgeon and a founder of the British Medical Association, the BMA, originally Provincial Medical and Surgical Association on 19 July 1832.

The BMJ

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Ten years after its initial meeting the association's membership had grown to 1350 and it had begun to publish a weekly journal, The Provincial Medical and Surgical Journal, known from 1857 as the British Medical Journal or BMJ.
The journal is published by the global knowledge provider BMJ, a wholly owned subsidiary of the British Medical Association.

Quackery

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This also positioned the BMA to play a major role in future medical politics, campaigning on issues such as Poor Law Medicine, quackery, public health, alternative and military medicine, and contract practice.
In 1909, in an attempt to stop the sale of quack medicines, the British Medical Association published Secret Remedies, What They Cost And What They Contain.

National Health Service

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The BMA has a range of representative and scientific committees and is recognised by National Health Service (NHS) employers as sole contract negotiators for doctors.
According to a BMA poll 4 out of 5 doctors think quality and safety of patient care is threatened by underfunding.

Review Body on Doctors' and Dentists' Remuneration

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It is officially recognized by the British government and by the Review Body on Doctors' and Dentists' Remuneration.
The Review Body invites evidence from a range of stakeholders, including the British Medical Association and the Government, and then provides a recommendation to the Government on how much doctors' pay should increase in the following year.

James Barr (physician)

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At the BMA's general meeting in July 1912, incoming president Sir James Barr condemned the National Health Insurance Bill as "the most gigantic fraud which had ever been perpetrated on the public since the South Sea Bubble."
Sir James Barr FRCP FRSE CBE DL LLD (25 September 1849 – 16 November 1938) was an Ulster-born physician, who rose to be President of the British Medical Association and is noted for his work on the medical care of prisoners.

University of Worcester

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This is now the site of the University of Worcester's City Campus.
The Jenny Lind Chapel has been refurbished to its original state as has the Boardroom in which the British Medical Association was founded in 1832.

John Marks (doctor)

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Led by its chairman John Marks it mounted a public relations campaign involving newspaper advertising, a poster campaign, the issue of 11 million pamphlets for distribution by general practitioners, and radio and television broadcasts which were critical of the government's proposal.
John Henry Marks (born 30 May 1925) was the Chairman of the British Medical Association from 1984 to 1990.

Annis Gillie

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The third committee on General Practice was set up in 1961 under Annis Gillie and was charged with examining the future of General Practice.
She was President of the Royal College of General Practitioners and the first woman serving as vice-chair of the British Medical Association (BMA).

Anthony Grabham

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He was Chairman of the British Medical Association in the late 1970s to early 1980s, and was a member of the General Medical Council for twenty years.

Alexander MacAra

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Alexander Wiseman MacAra, (4 May 1932 – 21 June 2012) was a Scottish professor of epidemiology at Bristol University and chairman of British Medical Association (BMA) from 1993 to 1998.

Kenneth Clarke

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In 1989 the association rejected Kenneth Clarke's reforms of the NHS based on an internal market.
This was not well received by doctors and their trade union, the British Medical Association, launched a poster campaign against Clarke's reforms, claiming that the NHS was "underfunded, undermined and under threat".

Claire Wand Fund

Claire Wand Fund
The Claire Wand Fund is a charitable fund administered by the British Medical Association (BMA).

Chaand Nagpaul

Dr Chaand Nagpaul
Chaand Nagpaul is a doctor who works as a general practitioner and is Chair of the Council of the British Medical Association.

Edwin Lutyens

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The building, now Grade II listed, was originally designed for the Theosophical Society by Sir Edwin Lutyens with work commencing on 3 September 1911.

Edward Albert Sharpey-Schafer

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Schafer became a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1878, was president of the British Science Association in 1911–1912, was president of the British Medical Association in 1912.

Mark Porter (anaesthetist)

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Mark Porter (born 1962, in Newcastle-under-Lyme) is a consultant anaesthetist and until June 2017 was chairman of the British Medical Association.

Guy Dain

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Dain was Chairman of the British Medical Association from 1943 to 1949 at the time of the creation of the National Health Service.

Professional association

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The British Medical Association (BMA) is the professional association and registered trade union for doctors in the United Kingdom.

Trade union

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The British Medical Association (BMA) is the professional association and registered trade union for doctors in the United Kingdom.

Physician

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The British Medical Association (BMA) is the professional association and registered trade union for doctors in the United Kingdom.

United Kingdom

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The British Medical Association (BMA) is the professional association and registered trade union for doctors in the United Kingdom.

London

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The association's headquarters are located in BMA House, Tavistock Square, London.