BMA sets up coronavirus fundraiser
The BMA has set up new methods for members of the public to donate or send messages of support to doctors working in the time of coronavirus.
It has created the fundraising part of this to acknowledge the many requests the public made to show appreciation to the medics facilitating the country’s response to the pandemic.
All donations will be received by medical charities whose ethos correlates to the BMA’s mission: ‘We look after doctors so they can look after you.'
The BMA, which represents 160,000 doctors and medical students, has set a target of £10,000.
Professor Averil Mansfield CBE, chair of the BMA Giving Committee, and Dr David Wrigley, deputy chair of the BMA Council, said: ‘We will also be sharing any messages of gratitude for doctors we receive from members of the public who are wanting to thank them for their heroic efforts in these difficult times.’