In addition to free registration for the BOA Annual Congress during the early bird registration period, BOA members also receive a wide range of benefits to help you progress in your career and keep you up to date.

Find out more about all the benefits you receive as a BOA member below. 

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All members receive:

  • 'Early bird'* rate for the BOA Annual Congress (*terms and conditions apply)
  •  Subscription to the Journal of Trauma and Orthopaedics
  • Access to the online members’ portal which includes a comprehensive list of all members of the association and their contact details
  • Monthly Presidential and BOA newsmails keeping you abreast of all the latest issues, political landscape and best-practices
  • Targeted Fellowships, Awards and Prizes (UK members only)
  • A benevolent fund for members or their dependants in times of need.
  • Member focused discounts and promotions
  • Free membership for the period you take Maternity, Paternity, Adoption or Shared Parental Leave

Home Fellows, Home Members, SAS Surgeons, Post CCT, Overseas Fellows and Associates receive:

Home Associates receive:

  • Print and online access to The Bone & Joint Journal, including the free online supplements from The Hip Society and The Knee Society and Bone & Joint 360
  • Automatic membership to the British Orthopaedic Trainees Association (BOTA) and discounted rate to the BOTA Annual Congress
  • Free access to UKITE – online examination tool

Medical Students receive:

  • Online access to Bone & Joint 360 
  • Automatic medical student membership to BOTA, reduced rates on their training events and Annual Congress, and eligibility to apply for BOTA prizes and elective bursaries.
  • Access to dedicated sessions for medical students at our Congress


All members also receive discounts and promotions from:


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CIBT Visas

20% BOA Member discount
CIBT is the worlds’ largest provider of short-term business visa services, and specialise in providing solutions for travellers requiring leisure, business, conference and employment visas.

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BOA member discount of 10% off initial fees
Fintuity offer independent, whole of market financial advice and guidance. (Authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority).

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10% discount for BOA members when purchasing Medical Indemnity Insurance
Tailored insurance solutions that evolve to respond to the latest innovations and practices, with competitive and affordable premiums.

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General & Medical

Discount on Private Health Insurance for BOA members and their families
General & Medical offer Private Health Insurance to the medical professions.




BOA members receive a 50% discount on the normal subscription rate
OrthOracle is an independent, surgeon developed online resource full of practical surgical techniques for both experienced surgeons as well as those in training.

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Western Provident Association (WPA)

Substantial discount in your first year and a 10% on-going discount for the life of your policy thereafter
WPA are a not-for-profit provident association. They are offering preferential rates for members and their families when joining.


15% discount on medical titles
This offer from Wisepress Online Medical Bookshop includes ebooks from all the major publishing companies.