BMJ Publishing Group Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BMJ_Publishing_Group

Parent companyBritish Medical Association
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Headquarters locationLondon
Publication typesMedical journals
Official websitebmj.com/company

BMJ (branded as BMJ Group until 2013)[1] is a British publisher of medical journals. Established in 1840,[citation needed] the company is owned by the British Medical Association.



  • 1865-71: Baby farming - BMJ was largely responsible for the Infant Life Protection Act of 1872, directed against the lucrative practice of baby farming. The BMJ led a series of exposures which forced an inquiry into the state of London's work-house infirmaries.[5][third-party source needed]

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  1. ^ "BMJ unveils new brand and positioning". InPublishing. 17 April 2013. Retrieved 1 August 2019.
  2. ^ Lister, J (1893). "Sir Joseph Lister on the Antiseptic Management of Wounds". BMJ. 1 (1677): 379. doi:10.1136/bmj.1.1677.379. PMC 2402647.
  3. ^ Sir Richard Peto FrS and Dame Valerie Beral FrS. The Royal Society. "Sir Richard Doll CH OBE: Biography" 2010; 10.1098/rsbm.2010.0019 Archived 2015-06-18 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ Mole, RH (May 1982). "Hanford radiation study". Br J Ind Med. 39 (2): 200–2. doi:10.1136/oem.39.2.200. PMC 1008976. PMID 7066239.
  5. ^ Taylor, J. (24 June 1871). "Baby farming". BMJ. 1 (547): 676. doi:10.1136/bmj.1.547.676-a. S2CID 220176070.