Who they help

All UK doctors, their dependents, and medical students. BMA Charities is independent of the British Medical Association, so applicants do not need to be BMA members.

Type of help provided

  • One-off grants to second degree medical students, medical students in hardship, and refugee doctors, to help with the cost of taking the exams leading to GMC registration
  • Money advice to any doctor struggling with debt
  • Education costs for doctors’ children
  • Help for doctors who are in financial distress

How help is provided and by whom

The BMA Charities Trust Fund provides grants to doctors and medical students, and the Dain Fund gives grants to the children of doctors in certain circumstances.

Times that help is provided

Monday to Friday, 9am to 4pm

Geographical coverage




Contact details

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 020 7383 6142