Intended for healthcare professionals

Resources for BMA members

BMA Members are able to keep abreast of the latest developments through their free BMJ (both in print and online) at no additional cost.

Access The BMJ

To view BMJ articles behind access control, you will need your BMA username and password. If you have problems with your BMA online account, get in touch with the BMA support team on 0300 123 1233 or via email.

BMA membership does not confer access rights to other journals published by BMJ.

When you reach a closed area of, click on the ‘Login for BMA Members’ link (see image).

BMA login

Then log in using your BMA username and password. Tick the remember me option to get immediate access to the full contents of on subsequent visits.

If, after going through the steps above, you still have problems logging in online, contact BMJ Group's dedicated customer services team on +44 (0) 20 7383 6270, via email or via this online form.

BMA library's Medline + service

To search Medline, please visit the BMA website and log in.

For more information on Medline Plus, please contact the Medline Plus help desk on 020 7383 6582 or via email and quote your BMA membership number.

Please be warned that although Medline Plus is a very powerful search tool, searches carried out using the system will not be able to retrieve all that has been published on a particular subject.