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MWF has formal and invited representation on a number of different national influential committees and charitable organisations. Details of these formal roles are given below, together with the key contact point. These individuals represent MWF at national level, so do not hesitate to contact them if there are specific points you would like to raise.


Medical Women's International Association

The MWIA is an association of medical women representing women doctors from all five continents. MWF is a member of the Northern European Region. Visit the MWIA website here.

MWIA National Coordinator

Dr Amanda Owen


BMA Committees

BMA Medical Academic Staff Committee

Dr Nuthana Prathivadi Bhayankaram

BMA Central Consultants and Specialists Committee

Dr Maureen Quigley

BMA General Practitioners Committee

Dr Sarah Matthews

BMA Public Health Medicine Committee

Dr Hina Siddiqi

BMA Refugee Liaison Group

Dr Frances Lefford

BMA Equality and Diversity Committee

BMA Junior Doctors Committee

BMA Staff and Associate Specialist Committee


AoMRC Flexible Careers Committee

Dr Bhavna Pandya


Other organisations

Women's Advisory Council for the United Nations (WACUNA)

Dr Amanda Owen
WACUNA is a non party-political organisation which provides a forum for the exchange of opinions with women's organisations on the work of the United Nations, its specialised agencies and United Nations Association.

World Organisation of Family Doctors (WONCA)


Dr Helen Goodyear



Royal Medical Foundation

The Royal Medical Foundation is a charity founded in 1852 which provides support to medical practitioners and their dependants who are in financial hardship. You can visit RMF website here.



Medical Women's Federation
Tavistock House North,
Tavistock Square, London,
Tel: 020 7387 7765