The MIMS Consultation Guide, an easily accessible medical resource aimed at GPs, GPs in training, foundation stage doctors, nurses, pharmacists and medical students, was named BMA book of the year in the ‘medicine’ category.
The guide offers core clinical knowledge to help diagnosis and management, split into three chapters covering signs and symptoms, investigations and diseases.
Author of the book, Buckinghamshire GP Dr Raj Thakkar, said: 'The ceremony at the BMA House was a wonderful experience and the prize an unexpected surprise.'
Editor of the MIMS Consultation Guide Dr Paula Hensler added: ‘I am delighted that the hard work, dedication and expertise of the team behind the book has been recognised by this prestigious award.
'MIMS Consultation Guide fulfils the needs of healthcare professionals for an easy-to-use comprehensive practical resource that will get them through the A to Z of signs and symptoms, investigations and diseases. It is the first medical book that Haymarket has produced and our aim was to help improve patient care and doctors’ knowledge.'