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The Medical Journalists’ Association has a membership of more than 450 health and medical writers, broadcasters and editors. We are based in the UK and exist to promote excellence in journalism, encourage and support our membership and provide opportunities for networking.

Upcoming MJA Events




  • Why Can’t I See My GP? - Why Can’t I See My GP? The Past, Present and Future of General Practice by Dr Ellen Welch was released by Calon/University of Wales Press this month– and is already Read more...

Awards Latest

  • Dr Sian Williams to host MJA Awards - We’re delighted to announce that the 2024 MJA Awards will be compered by the award-winning journalist and psychologist Dr Sian Williams. Sian spent almost 40 years as a reporter, producer Read more...

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Member Benefits

  • Benefits of MJA membership - The Medical Journalists’ Association is the UK’s largest and oldest membership organisation for health and medical journalists. Membership brings a range of benefits including free entry to our prestigious Awards, Read more...

Work and Money

  • Have you joined the ALCS? - Have you joined the Authors’ Licensing and Collecting Society? If not, you could be missing out on royalty payments for your work. It really is as simple as making money out Read more...


  • 2024 MJA Symposium - MJA Chair Shaun Lintern shares his thoughts on the highlights of the 2024 MJA Symposium, which focused on working with whistleblowers and building trust. With thanks the the Doctors’ Association Read more...