International Women's Day 2019: #BalanceForBetter

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08 March 2019

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Happy International Women’s Day 2019!

This year's theme is #BalanceForBetter. It's a theme that recognises that gender diversity and equality will drive a better world and that we must continue to strive for this, not only on International Women’s Day but every day.

Drawing on this year’s theme, we spoke to inspirational women in medicine to see how barriers in the medical profession are being broken and asked them share to their advice to the next generation of aspiring medical leaders. Here's what we learned.

We are inviting everyone to Tweet and share their stories of inspirational #MedWomen with #SheInspiresMe to join a global celebration of their impact.


The Medical Women’s Federation (MWF) is a supportive and inspiring network for medical women at all career stages. For more information and details on how to join, please click here.

BMA Medical Student Sponsorship - MWF Spring Conference 2019

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27 February 2019

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To make headway in their future career, medical students need to attend conferences and networking events to aid their professional development. BMA South West is kindly sponsoring reduced conference tickets for medical students to attend the MWF Spring Conference 2019 ‘Celebrating Success and Preparing for the Future’ in Bristol on Friday 17th May 2019.

Applications for support are open to members of the BMA who are experiencing financial hardship. The reduced conference registration fee of £25 will support medical students to attend the conference.

Please click here to download the application form.

Please Note:

• You must be a member of the BMA to apply

Please ensure you submit:

• Proof of BMA membership

Return your application with all necessary documentation to:

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Closing date for receipt of application: strictly Midnight Wednesday 20th March 2019

Submit an Abstract for the MWF Spring Conference in Bristol

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24 January 2019


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MWF Spring Conference 2019:
Celebrating Success and Preparing for the Future

Friday 17th May 2019, from 9am – 5:20pm

Where: Bristol Marriott Royal Hotel, College Green, Bristol BS1 5TA


Call for Abstracts

We are now accepting abstract submissions for the upcoming Spring Conference. Abstracts are requested based on the conference title ‘Celebrating Success and Preparing for the Future: finding solutions to challenges faced by women doctors and their patients’ or on one of the following categories:

1. A subject of interest to women doctors or on women's health issues 

2. Education and training

3. Innovation, Audit and research or quality improvement project.

4. Management and Leadership

You can download an application form

Please email completed abstract submissions to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The deadline for all abstract submissions is strictly Sunday 31st March 2019 at midnight. 

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