1. BAPIO accepted BMA’s invitation for a meeting to discuss the judicial review of CSA part of MRCGP examination.
2. There was a constructive meeting at BMA house in London on Thursday 24th of October, attended by BMA chairman Dr Mark Porter and BAPIO president Dr Ramesh Mehta.
3. BMA expressed its support for the on-going Judicial Review proceedings and commended BAPIO for “going out on a limb” to take a principled stand on the issue of the inequalities in the CSA exam.
4. BMA will work towards taking concrete steps to help this case. To this effect the following were agreed:
a. The BMA legal team will provide an organisation based impact statement to form a part of BAPIO’s evidence in the JR.
b. The BMA will publicise the JR and link to the BAPIO fund raising activities in its newsletter and on its website.
c. The BMA and BAPIO will seek a written legal opinion with a view to explore avenues for further support to the JR.
5. BAPIO thanks the BMA for the support extended and looks forward to further collaboration in this fight for fairness for members of both organisations.