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AIMS & OBJECTIVES

  • Protects and promotes the interests of Ethnic Minority Doctors and Dentists working in the UK.
  • Highlights the current issues and problems facing Ethnic Minority Doctors and Dentists.
  • Vocalises all issues that affect Ethnic Minority Doctors and Dentists.
  • Promotes better representation of Ethnic Minority Doctors and Dentists and the community.
  • Promotes equality of opportunities including mentoring in education, careers and training.
  • Establishes better understanding between ethnic minority doctors and dentists and the community.
  • Promotes and organises postgraduate medical education for all doctors and dentists in general and ethnic minority doctors and dentists in particular.
  • Maintains a higher standard of medical practice.
  • Maintains welfare, information and advisory services for ethnic minority doctors and dentists.
  • Develops and promotes a policy on ethnic minorities’ health care.

 

HOW DOES BIDA ACHIEVE ITS OBJECTIVES?

  • PROTECTION
    • To highlight and raise any difficult issues of the members to the government
    • Support members in difficulty
  • COMMUNICATION
    • BIDA Website
    • Regular updates from BIDA Central Office
    • BIDA Journal
  • NETWORKING
    • With the government, GMC, BMA and all other related organisations to influence change in policy and improve IMGs working environment
    • BIDA Divisional meetings
    • BIDA Forum meetings
    • Annual ARM/AGM meetings
  • EDUCATION
    • Regular BIDA Courses
    • BIDA International Congress
    • Forum Educational meetings
    • BIDA Journal
  • ADVISORY SERVICE
    • Mentoring
    • Promoting IMGs career prospects

 

BENEFITS TO MEMBERS 

  • Free /discounted rates for BIDA organised courses
  • Access to free divisional educational meetings
  • Free BIDA Journal
  • Participate in BIDA Sports events
  • Opportunity for Fellowship Awards
  • Support for Clinical Excellence Awards

 

MEMBERSHIP & SUBSCRIPTION RATES

  1. Standard membership (Staff Grade & Above): £99.00 per annum
  2. Training grades (all training grades & trainee GP’s): £45.00 per annum
  3. Spouse Membership (per couple): £145.00 per annum
  4. Retired Rate (only applies to fully retired): £50.00 per annum
  5. Life membership £1000.00
  6. Life Spouse Membership (per couple): £1450.00