Associate Member

Doctors preparing for theatre

Criteria of category

Registered medical practitioner in the UK not holding a consultant position but working in anaesthesia, critical care or pain medicine and does not hold the Primary FRCA examinations or any other equivalence noted under the Member category.

If you have been appointed to an MTI post and wish to take up membership of the College, please follow the Global Partnerships guidance. Once you have taken up your MTI posting at your UK NHS hospital, please contact the Global Partnerships team where they will confirm the next steps to gain membership of the College. MTI doctors receive the first year of membership without a fee.

Membership fee

£225.00 (no overseas rate)


How membership supports the work of the College:

Membership of the College directly contributes to advancing the specialty by supporting important work in clinical standards, patient safety and research. This includes:


Benefits of Associate Membership:

Infographic depicting the main benefits of Associate Member membership.

For a full list of benefits the College provides its membership, dependent on categories, please click here.

* access to the Lifelong Learning Platform can be requested after approval of membership application has been received.

To be able to take full advantage of College benefits
and get involved in College initiatives