British Orthopaedic Association –
2013 Membership Subscription Rates
of the British Orthopaedic Association comes in many different shapes and sizes
to suit all circumstances and all stages of your career. As per our 2012 Annual General Meeting, we
have added a Congress Supplement to the subscription, that will allow our
members to attend the Annual Congress for Free.* We ask all our members for a
voluntary donation to our research fundraising arm, Joint Action, as part of
our commitment to funding the future of Orthopaedics to care for our patients
and support our surgeons. The
contribution is either £25 or £50 depending on your membership classification
and will be added to your annual subscription invoice.
1 Home Fellow
Rate Home Fellow
Fellow with BJJ
Fellow with BJJ
Calman SpR Years
Subscription runs from January to
December. Renewals are issued in
October/November and are payable on demand.
Failure to pay within 2 months of due date will result in benefits being
suspended. Failure to pay within 9
months will result in automatic revoking of membership and a returning fee will
Direct Debit is the preferred option,
Overseas member may pay by bank transfer, Cheque or Visa or MasterCard.
Refunds are not payable on any part of
your subscription except in exceptional circumstances.
Receipts are available on and issued
either in the post or by email.
As a professional body
registered by HM Revenue & Customs, if you pay your membership subscription
from your earnings and live in the UK, you can currently claim tax relief,
which reduces the real costs of your membership; speak to your financial advisor
The British Orthopaedic Associations
core remit covers the UK and Republic of Ireland. Those applying from outside this area should
apply for overseas membership.
Membership of the British Orthopaedic Association comes in many different shapes and sizes. In our 2010 Annual Report, our membership was made up of the following categories, culminating in a total membership strength of 4,135, or around 40% of the entire UK surgical workforce.
Elected from men or women of distinction, whether lay or professional, who have made an outstanding contribution to Orthopaedic surgery
Elected from distinguished orthopaedic surgeons resident outside the British Isles who have made a special contribution to British Orthopaedics
Fellows, companion and members who have retired from all professional practice and are over the age of 60 may apply for Senior Fellowship. Only in exceptional circumstances will Senior Fellowship be granted to applicants under that age
Elected from surgeons resident and in independent specialist orthopaedic practice in the British Isles and on the Specialist Register (Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery) of the General Medical Council or the Medical Council of Ireland
Elected from orthopaedic surgeons resident outside the British Isles who are established as consultants or specialists and have received part of their training in the British Isles or have shown continued interest in the affairs of the Association
Elected from members of allied disciplines who are interested in orthopaedic surgery and are of sufficient seniority
Elected from among Non-Consultant Career Grade Orthopaedic surgeons resident and holding substantive posts within the British Isles. Those in locum or temporary consultant posts or post CCT Fellowships or those who have obtained their CCT and are in the process of actively seeking employment as a T&O surgeon may also be considered.
Elected from those who are, at the time of application, Specialist Registrars or others in training posts with educational approval in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery in the British Isles. Associate membership is normally limited to the term of employment as a trainee including the period of grace
Elected from among non-medically qualified members of professions allied to orthopaedic surgery and whose work is consistent with the object of the Association as defined in Clause 3 of the Memorandum of Association
If you cannot find a category that you instantly fit into, please discuss your specific requirements with our dedicated Membership Administrator, Leslie O'Leary on 020 7405 6507 who will be able to assist you further. For membership categories and the process to join click here.