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British Medical Association (BMA)
www.bma.org.uk
email: info.web@bma.org.uk
Tel: 020 7387 4499
BMA House, Tavistock Square, London WC1H 9JR

General Medical Council (GMC)
www.gmc-uk.org
Tel: 020 7580 7642
178 Great Portland Street, London W1N 6JE

Royal Colleges, Societies and Associations

Accident and Emergency Medicine

Faculty of Accident and Emergency Medicine
Tel: 020 7405 7071
The Royal College of Surgeons of England
35/43 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PN

Anaesthetics

Royal College of Anaesthetists
www.rcoa.ac.uk
Tel: 020 7813 1900
48-49 Russell Square, London WC1B 4JY

Intensive Care Society
www.ics.ac.uk
Tel: 020 7631 8890
9 Bedford Square, London WC1H 9HR

General Practice

Royal College of General Practitioners
www.rcgp.org.uk
Tel: 020 7581 3232
14 Prince's Gate, London SW7 1PU

Medicine

Royal College of Physicians (all specialties)
www.rcplondon.ac.uk
Tel: 020 7935 1174
11 St. Andrew's Place, Regent's Park
London NW1 4lE

Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
www.rcpe.ac.uk
Tel: 0131 225 7324
9 Queen Street, Edinburgh EH2 1JQ

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow
www.rcpsg.ac.uk
Tel: 0141 221 6072
232-42 St Vincent's Street, Glasgow G2 5RJ

Royal College of Physicians of Ireland
www.rcpi.ie
Tel: 353 1 661 6677
6 Kildare Street, Dublin D2

Royal Society of Medicine
www.rsm.ac.uk
Tel: 020 7270 2900
1 Wimpole Street, London W1G 0AE

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Pharmaceutical Medicine

The Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI)
www.abpi.org.uk
12 Whitehall, London SW1A 2DY
Tel: 020 7930 3477
Fax: 020 7747 1411

British Association of Pharmaceutical Physicians (BrAPP)
www.brapp.org
email: liz@brapp.org
Royal Station Court, Station Road, Twyford, Reading, Berks RG10 9NF
Tel: 0118 934 1943
Fax: 0118 932 0981

The Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of
the United Kingdom
www.fpm.org.uk
Email: fpm@f-pharm-med.org.uk
1 St Andrew's Place, Regent's Park, London NW1 4LB
Tel: 020 7224 0343
Fax: 07224 5381

Specific Specialties

Audiological Medicine
www.baap.org.uk
Tel: 020 7837 3611
Queen Square, London WC1N 3BG

British Cardiovascular Society
www.bcs.com
Tel: 020 7383 3887
9 Fizroy Square, London W1P 5AH

British Geriatrics Society
www.bgs.org.uk
Tel: 020 7608 1369
31 St. John's Square, London EC1M 4DN

British Association of Dermatology
www.bad.org.uk
Tel: 020 7383 0266
19 Fizroy Square, London W1P 5HQ

British Society of Gastroenterology
www.bsg.org.uk
Tel: 020 7935 2815
3 St Andrew's Place, Regent's Park, London NW1 4LB

British Nuclear Medicine Society
www.bnms.org.uk
Regent House
291 Kirkdale
London
SE26 4QD
Tel:020 8676 7864

Association of British Neurologists
www.theabn.org
Tel: 020 7405 4060
Ormond House, 27 Boswell Street, London WC1N 3JZ

The Association for Palliative Medicine of Great Britain and Ireland
www.palliative-medicine.org
Tel: 01703 672888
11 Westwood Road, Southampton SO17 1DL

British Society for Rheumatology
www.rheumatology.org.uk
Tel: 020 7242 3313
41 Eagle Street, London WC1R 4AR

British Thoracic Society
www.brit-thoracic.org.uk
Tel: 020 7486 7766
1 St Andrew's Place, London NW1 4LB

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Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
www.repromed.net and www.rcog.org.uk
Tel: 020 7772 6200
27 Sussex Place, Regent's Park, London NW1 4RG

Faculty of Family Planning and Reproductive Healthcare
www.ffprhc.org.uk
Tel: 020 7724 5524
27 Sussex Place, Regent's Park, London NW1 4QP

Occupational Medicine

Faculty of Occupational Medicine of the Royal College of Physicians
www.facoccmed.ac.uk
Tel: 020 7317 5890
6 St Andrew's Place, Regent's Park, London NW1 4LB

Ophthalmology

Royal College of Ophthalmologists
www.rcophth.ac.uk
Tel: 020 7935 0702
17 Cornwell Terrace, London NW1 4QW

Paediatrics

Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health
www.rcpch.ac.uk
Tel: 020 7307 5600
50 Hallum Street, London WC1N 6DE

Pathology (chemical pathology/forensic pathology/haematology/histopathology and cytopathology/immunology/microbiology/transfusion medicine/virology)

Royal College of Pathologists
www.rcpath.org
Tel: 020 7451 6752
2 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AF

Psychiatry (adult/child and adolescent/old age/learning disability/psychotherapy/forensic)

Royal College of Psychiatrists
www.rcpsych.ac.uk
Tel: 020 7235 2351
17 Belgrave Square, London SW1X 8PG

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Public Health

Faculty of Public Health Medicine
www.fphm.org.uk
Tel: 020 7935 0243
Royal College of Physicians
4 St Andrew's Place, London NW1 4LB

Radiology

Royal College of Radiologists
www.rcr.ac.uk
Tel: 020 7636 4432
38 Portland Place, London W1N 4JQ

Surgery

Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
www.rcsed.ac.uk
Tel: 0131 527 1600
Nicolson Street, Edinburgh EH8 9DW

Royal College of Surgeons of England
www.rcseng.ac.uk
Tel: 020 7405 3474
35/43 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PN

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow
www.rcpsg.ac.uk
Tel: 0141 221 6072
232-42 St Vincent's Street, Glasgow G2 5RJ

Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland
www.rcsi.ie/
Tel: 00353 1 412 2100
St Stephen's Green, Dublin D2

British Association of Surgical Oncology
www.baso.org
Tel: 020 7405 5612

Society of Cardiothoracic Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland
www.scts.org
Tel: 020 7405 3474

Association of Coloproctology
www.acpgbi.org.uk
Tel: 020 7973 0307

Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland
www.augis.org
Tel: 020 7973 0305

British Association of Otolaryngologists
www.orl-baohns.org
Tel: 020 7404 8373

The British Association of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons
www.bapras.org.uk
Tel: 020 7831 5161/2

British Society for Surgery of the Hand
www.bssh.ac.uk
Tel: 020 7831 5161

Society of British Neurological Surgeons
www.eans.org
Tel: 020 7405 3474

British Orthopaedic Association
www.boa.ac.uk
Tel: 020 7405 6507

British Association of Paediatric Surgeons
www.baps.org.uk
Tel: 020 7869 6915

British Transplantation Society
www.bts.org.uk
Tel: 020 8875 2430
Triangle House, Broom Hill Road, London SW18 2HX

British Association of Urological Surgeons
www.baus.org.uk
Tel: 020 7405 1390

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Women

Women in Psychiatry Special Interest group (WIPSIG)
www.rcpsych.ac.uk/college/specialinterestgroups/womeninpsychiatry.aspx
Royal College of Psychiatrists,
17 Belgrave Square,
London
SW1X 8PG

Medical Women's Federation
www.medicalwomensfederation.co.uk
Tel: 020 7387 7765
Tavistock House North, Tavistock Square, London WC1H 9HX

Women In Surgical Training (WIST)
Tel: 020 7869 6212
The Royal College of Surgeons of England
35/43 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PN

Gay and Lesbian Doctors

Gay and lesbian Association of Doctors and Dentist (GLADD)
www.gladd.org.uk
Tel: 0870 765 5606
PO Box 5606, London W4 1WY

Working outside the UK

www.medicstravel.com
1, Curtain Road, London EC2A 3JX
email: info@medicstravel.com

International Health Exchange/RedR
www.ihe.org.uk
Tel: 020 7233 1100
1 Great George Street, London SW1P 3AA7AE

Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF)
www.msf.org

Merlin
www.merlin.org.uk
Tel: 0207 378 4888
5-13 Trinity Street, London SE1 1DB

Voluntary Services Overseas
www.vso.org.uk
Tel: 020 8780 7500
317 Putney Bridge Road, London SW15 2PN

Research

Association of Medical research Charities
www.amrc.org.uk
Tel: 020 7404 6454
29-35 Farringdon Road, London EC1 M3F

Education

The Association of the Study of Medical Education
www.asme.org.uk
Tel: 0131 225 9111
12 Queen Street, Edinburgh EH2 1JE

Beyond the mainstream

Law

Society of Doctors in Law
42 Gibson Square, London N1 0RB

Journalism

Medical Journalists' Association
www.mja-uk.org
Tel: 01435 865714
Fairfield House,
Cross-in-Hand,
Heathfield, East Sussex TN21 OSH

Health

BMA Counselling Service (for BMA members and their families - available 24 hours)
Tel: 08459 200169

Sick Doctor's Trust (alcohol and drug addiction)
Tel: 0870 444 5163
www.sick-doctors-trust.co.uk

Doctors' Support Network (Mental Illness)
www.dsn.org.uk
Tel: 0870 321 0642
email: lizzie@dsn.org.uk

Doctors' Support Line
Anonymous Peer Support
0870 765 0001

Support4Doctors
www.support4doctors.org

General work issues

Workers web page (rights and responsibilities/accidents/whistle blowing)
www.hse.gov.uk/workers