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Full membership

Prospective Full Members will have published in peer reviewed journals, and will have presented an abstract communication at one of the Society’s meetings, or at a meeting of an equivalent scientific or medical society. The Council does recognize that some candidates may be engaged in work which does not lead to publication, and will therefore consider alternative evidence of commitment to the discipline. In the case of clinicians, certification in clinical pharmacology and therapeutics or, for trainees, holding a recognized training position in the speciality, will be sufficient evidence.
Please read the Membership Declaration before agreeing to the terms on the online application form.

Application fee: £105


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Membership fees: further information
Membership fees are due on application and then on 1 January each year. Applications between 1 October and 31 December each year are charged at £131, but no annual fee is due on the 1 January following the first payment.

On renewal;
Direct Debit: £85*
Debit/Credit Card (by 1 February): £95  

*Direct Debit payment is offered with a discount of £20 against Affiliate Membership, Early Career Membership, Full Membership and Fellowship dues.

Paying by Direct Debit (UK renewals only)
Direct Debit from a UK bank account is a simple and convenient way to pay your membership dues and subscriptions. Please complete and return the Direct Debit mandate to the office on or before 31 August. We can only accept payment by Direct Debit if we receive the mandate before this deadline, in order to collect payments in the first week of January
Other payment methods

If you are unable to pay by Direct Debit because you do not have a UK bank account, you can pay securely and conveniently by credit or debit card via the My Society section of the website. Discounts for prompt payment are available against Affiliate Membership, Early Career Membership, Full Membership and Fellowship dues and Annual Renewal Notices will show the discounted rate on the basis that payment will be received strictly within 30 days of the annual renewal date (1 January). The Society reserves the right to impose a surcharge for late payment.

Discounted membership fees for members from low income countries
Find out whether you are eligible for this discount.