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Welcome to the website of British Association of Physicians of  Indian Origin (BAPIO). 

BAPIO is a national voluntary organisation which has evolved into one of the largest network of UK doctors.

BAPIO has been active in areas such as influencing Policy,  Education and Skills development or individual members and International charity work.

We are represented in all the regions of the United Kingdom, including Scotland and  Wales through our active Divisional team of dedicated members.

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BAPIO along with BIDA, had a meeting with RCGP on 13th June 2014. The meeting was cordial and an ice breaker. The college shared several steps being considered to improve the pass rates for GP trainee... More


Dr Ramesh Mehta sent a message of thanks to all those who supported BAPIO during the Judicial Review against the RCGP and GMC and discusses the way forward.... More

BAPIO welcomes the new Indian High Commissioner to UK, H.E. Sri Ranjan Mathai

BAPIO extended a warm welcome to the new Indian High Commissioner, H.E. Sri Ranjan Mathai. Dr Ramesh Mehta, the President of BAPIO, along with Director of BAPIO Policies Mr Pandya, briefed His Excelle... More

BAPIO calls for a full independent review of the system of medical workforce planning and the role of IMGs in the NHS

Reacting to a report published in the BMJ, linking performance on the PLAB exams with both MRCP and MRCGP performance, the BAPIO leaders have expressed their dismay.... More

CSA Judicial Review

Although BAPIO lost the legal arguments, court said that the time has come for the RCGP to address the differentials in the pass rates.... More

Bapio plans a major conference on Impact of Ethnicity and Culture on doctors performance

Bapio plans a major conference on Impact of Ethnicity and Culture on doctors performance Highly regarded national speakers will be deliberating the issues. There will be workshops to explore iss... More

BAPIO Moves Office

BAPIO has moved into new office premises. The address is: BAPIO, 281-285 Bedford Road, Kempston, Bedford MK42 8QB Phone 01234 212879... More


BAPIO funds has crossed 70,000 in the last week but there is another 35,000 that is due before the end of the week. BAPIO President, D... More

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