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Member Fees

The current 2024 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

Cardiothoracic Surgery 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
£40.00 £125.00

Allied Medical Professional     

  • Cardiologist
  • Respiratory Physician
  • Anaesthetist
  • Intensivist
  • Oncologist
  • Radiologist
  • Medical Director (not practising as a Consultant CT Surgeon)
  • Other
£40.00 £125.00

Nursing & Allied Health Practitioner    

  • Advanced Nurse Practitioner      (ANP)
  • Operating Department Practitioner (ODP)
  • Physician’s Assistant (PA)
  • Cardiothoracic Nurse
  • Perfusionist
  • Physiotherapist
  • Pharmacist
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Other
£10.00 £30.00

Overseas Trained TAD/NTN

    £0.00 £0.00

    Surgical Care Practitioner (Qualified)

    £10.00 £50.00
    Surgical Care Practitioner (Trainee) £5.00 £25.00
    Nursing & Allied Health Professional (Overseas) £2.00 £15.00


    •  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: Emma Piotrowski

      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 Emma Piotrowski 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 Emma Piotrowski (+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 Emma Piotrowski


      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 Emma Piotrowski to change your membership status.