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BMA demands that health services be excluded from trade treaty

BMJ 2015; 350 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h3439 (Published 23 June 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;350:h3439
  1. Gareth Iacobucci
  1. 1The BMJ

The BMA has urged the four UK governments to remove health and social care services and public health legislation from the controversial trade deal currently being negotiated between the European Union and the United States.

In a motion overwhelmingly carried at the BMA’s annual representative meeting in Liverpool this week, doctors expressed concern that the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) posed a …

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