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We have launched a new BMA website. Some sections will only be accessible on this archive site for a short period. This archive site will not be updated.

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BMA library

The BMA library specialises in current clinical practice, medical ethics and education and providing expert information to members and staff. Our wide range of services is available to members at any time from any location.

Reading rooms closed from March 16 2020 until further notice. Read full details.

Join the BMA

  • 24/7 e-resources

    Discover a variety of resources at your fingertips including over 1,500 E-Books, 1,100 E-Journals and access to Ovid Medline.

  • Postal loans service

    Nowhere near London? No problem. Request up to 15 books, plus 15 DVDs at a time online and have them posted to you anywhere in the UK for free.

  • Excellent study facilities

    Enjoy our peaceful reading room with over 60 study spaces where you are entitled to free to use of PCs, printing and scanning. 

About BMA library

Library opening times

Monday to Friday: 9am to 6pm

The library enquiry desk is staffed at all times except from 9am to 10am on Thursdays.

Reading rooms closed from 16 March 2020 until further notice. Read full details



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Email: [email protected]

Skype: bma.library (during opening hours)

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Tel: 020 7383 6625

Fax: 0207 388 2544

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BMJ Research

Read the latest research papers and findings from our partner the BMJ

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Our BMA advisers can help if you have a question or need advice.

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