British Association of Holistic Medicine and Healthcare

Dear fellow changemakers of the future, 

It’s our birthday – we’re 40 years old! I was a founding member of the British Association of Holistic Medicine and Healthcare (BHMA), which was started by doctors and medical students for doctors and medical students to promote compassionate, holistic medicine and healthcare. We want to ensure that in the future, medicine and healthcare work for practitioner, patient and planet.

As the changemakers of the future, we need your voices to help us envision the next 40 years and a new story for medicine. We would love for you to join us in our celebrations – here’s some ways to get involved:Get a 1 year free membership Submit a poster on ‘How can medical education be improved?’Join our Conference: A celebration of change-making Submit your essay on ‘Holistic Healthcare in Action: Reflections on the Past, Directions for the Future’.
We have 100 annual memberships to give away to students, which include:a printed version of our Journal of Holistic Healthcare and Integrative Medicine three times a year
access to back issues of the journal online
access to our Holistic Practitioner Course for £5
and more.
Get 1 year free membership 

Have you spotted something important missing from your medical education? What did you do?

Submit your poster on the theme: ‘How can medical education be improved?’and win the chance to present your poster at our annual Conference: A Celebration of Change-Making on 5 October 2024.

Expressions of interest: 24 July 2024 + Final deadline: 12 September.
Submit your poster presentation

Join us at our annual conference –
A Celebration of Change-Making –
as we explore the past and present of holistic medicine, and begin to envision where healthcare will go next.

Student tickets:in person – £25
online – £15 (recordings available after).
Buy a ticket to the conference

2024 title: Holistic Healthcare in Action: Reflections on the Past, Directions for the Future’

We run an annual student essay competition to broadcast the voice of the best and most innovative thinking from those about to embark on a career in healthcare. 

Deadline extended to 30 July 2024.
Submit your essay or creative enquiry

Join your voice with ours, as we begin to tell a new story for medicine and healthcare. 

For people, practitioners and planet.

Warmly,Professor David Peters

Editor in Chief,
The Journal of Holistic Healthcare