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Member Fees

The current 2021 SCTS Joining and Membership fees are below:

  Joining Fee Annual Subscription


  • Substantive
  • Locum
£100.00 £300.00

Nationally Appointed Surgical

  • NTN STI-8
£60.00 £200.00

Medical Practitioner

⦁    SAS Doctor (Associate Specialist, Staff Grade, Speciality Doctor)
⦁    Trust Appointed Trainee (Clinical Fellow, Senior Clinical Fellow, Trust Grade or Trust Doctor)
⦁    Core Surgical Trainee 
⦁    Foundation Year Doctor
⦁    Research Fellow
⦁    Overseas Surgeon

Allied Medical Professional     

⦁    Cardiologist
⦁    Respiratory Physician
⦁    Anaesthetist
⦁    Intensivist
⦁    Oncologist
⦁    Radiologist

£40.00 £125.00

Nursing & Allied Health Practitioner    

⦁    Advanced Nurse Practitioner      (ANP)
⦁    Surgical Care Practitioner (SCP)
⦁    Physician’s Assistant (PA)
⦁    Cardiothoracic Nurse
⦁    Perfusionist
⦁    Physiotherapist
⦁    Pharmacist
⦁    Occupational Therapist

£10.00 £30.00


⦁    Medical Student
⦁    Sixth Form Student

£0.00 £0.00


⦁    Guest Speaker
⦁    Senior Member (retired)
⦁    Database Manager

£0.00 £0.00

Join SCTS Now

For those becoming a member of the SCTS for the first time or those renewing their SCTS membership (if it has lapsed for > 12 months), a joining fee that is equivalent to the annual category subscription will need to be paid, in addition to the current membership fee.

There is no administrative fee is applicable for those paying by direct debit. For all non-direct debit payments, there is an administrative charge of £20.

For further information about applications, please contact: isabelle Ferner

Applying for membership

Please note that the deadline for membership applications is February 14th each year.

You will need to complete an online application form which requests you to upload a recent curriculum vitae as well as provide the name and email address of a current member of the Society who is happy to propose your membership application.  You will also be requested to pay the relevant joining fee (see above).  Please note that if your membership is approved subject to ratification at the ABM, you will be requested to set up a direct debit for an annual subscription.  Please email Isabelle Ferner if you have any questions.  Click here for online application.

Membership renewal

The preferred method for paying subscriptions is via direct debit. Click here to set up a direct debit. If you have any questions, please contact Isabelle Ferner (+44 (0)20 7869 6893).

Online Renewal

If you do not have a UK bank account or have advised the SCTS office in the first instance, to pay online, please click here.

Membership Committee

Once your application is received by the SCTS office, it will be formally submitted to the Membership Committee.  Once approved, your membership will be confirmed pending final ratification at the next Annual Business Meeting.  The membership committee comprises the President, Honorary Secretary and chairs of each of the surgical sub-committees (cardiac, thoracic, congenital).  Applications for Allied Health Professionals will also be sent to the Nursing & AHP representative.  If you have any questions regarding membership please contact Isabelle Ferner at


If you are retiring from your NHS consultant post, you can still retain your membership of the Society at no charge by changing your status to Senior.  This enables you to keep abreast of Society activities but without having to pay an annual subscription.  If you are nearing retirement, please email IsabelleFerner at to change your membership status.