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The British Medical Association prides itself on its supposed
commitment to tackling societal inequalities, particularly inequalities in
health. One of the key drivers of health inequalities is income
inequalities. Nearly three months after publication of my letter, there
has still been no further response from the BMA. Does the BMA really care
about inequalities - or are its comments on inequalities just a
smokescreen to divert attention from its primary activities as a trade
union for doctors?