BMA launches new guidance for doctors on volunteering abroad

6 December, 2018

Dear all,

I am pleased to inform you that the British Medical Association has published our updated guidance for doctors on volunteering abroad to mark UN international volunteer day.

The new guidance features up-to-date advice for doctors at all stages of their careers as well as expanded information on ethical considerations and indemnity. We have also added a new section on good practice around photography.

Here is a link to our social media tweet, should you wish to share it within your networks.

Best wishes,


Arielle Nylander

Senior Policy Advisor (Global Health)

International & Immigration

Professionalism and Guidance

Policy Directorate

British Medical Association

BMA House, Tavistock Square, London, WC1H 9JP

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