Join the Renal Association

Membership of the Renal Association requires a proposal from a current member, and submission of a curriculum vitae. From 2006 a proposer is not required for SpRs/STs who have been appointed to a national training number in nephrology.

To join please download the membership form and return with completed direct debit form - download from the foot of this page

*Please note that the information of Renal Association members is displayed for the benefit of information exchange within the renal environment. Members are requested not to abuse the information by using contact details for any marketing or sales advantage.  If you wish to contact the membership as a whole, please contact the secretariat or the Honorary Secretary.


Costs for membership per annum are as follows (January 2015 onwards):

Category

Description

Examples

Membership Rate

Rate

Direct Debit Rate

1

Consultant

Consultant nephrologist

Honorary consultant/senior lecturer/professor

Associate specialist

A

£145

£130

2

Consultant in related specialty

 

Consultant in AIM with renal interest

 

B

£72

£67

3

Non-consultant grade (NCG) Doctor

Staff grade /trust doctors

(Associate specialists are in category 1)

B

£72

£67

4

Clinical trainee

 

Includes clinical lecturers

 

B

£72

£67

5

GP with renal interest

 

C

£44

£42

6

Clinical trainees in related specialties

 

AIM trainees with a renal interest

 

C

£44

£42

7

Multi-disciplinary team member including UKRR staff

Nurse, dietitian, technician, UKRR or senior statistician or other MDT member

C

£44

£42

8

Overseas member

Includes ROI

B

D for overseas countries defined as low income

£72 (B)

 

£16 (D)

£67 (B)

 

£12 (D)

9

Post-doctoral scientist

Non-clinical post-doc fellow or clinical lecturer

B

£72

£67

10

Pre-doctoral scientist

Non-clinical PhD student, graduate research assistant

C

£44

£42

11

Retiredmember

Retired colleagues of all categories

Medical student member

D

£16

£12

12

Honorary member

By invitation only

No fee

No fee

No fee





 

 Overseas membership:

Overseas membership of the Renal Association will be open to trainee or qualified nephrologists resident in low or middle income countries as defined by the World Bank.

Membership benefits will include all those enjoyed by full members except for voting rights. In addition, overseas members will be eligible to attend all conferences organised by the Renal Association at subsidised (non-consultant) rates.

Free Membership

The Renal Association are pleased to offer one year’s free membership for 2015. Please see below to find a membership application form for completion.

Please could we ask that you read the terms and conditions below:

  • Free membership applies to Medical Trainees in Nephrology of SpR or ST grade, Medical Trainees (other), Non Clinical PhD Students, Clinical Trainees etc. only.
  • Free membership is only valid from 1st January 2015 until 31st December 2015.
  • Offer is subject to completion of a direct debit form for payment of 2016 membership
  • Offer is subject to completion of a membership application form
  • Applicants will receive full benefits of membership
  • This offer excludes existing or lapsed members of the Renal Association

**No longer activley working in a remunerated position in any field of medicine, surgery, research or investigation related to kidney disease.

Please note we do not accept American Express.

Membership applications are considered and officially ratified at the next Annual General Meeting, held during the main annual meeting of the Association.

As far as practical membership goes, as long as we receive payment with your form (direct debit is the preferred method), you can enjoy the benefits of membership as soon as we receive your application.

If you have any questions about membership please contact the secretariat - contact details

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Benefits of RA membershipPDF224.28 KB Download
BAPN membership benefitsPDF189.94 KB Download
Membership Application Form 2015PDF374.14 KB Download
Free Membership Application Form 2015PDF345.70 KB Download
RA Payment methodsPDF49.43 KB Download
Direct debit formPDF128.19 KB Download

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