Become a member

Membership fees

Consultant

Standard fee: £145

Discounted direct debit fee: £130

Working less than full time fee*: £101.50

* Less than 70% 

Consultant in related specialtyNon-consultant grade doctor and Clinical trainee 

     

Standard fee: £72

Discounted direct debit fee: £67

Working less than full time fee*: £50.40

* Less than 70% 

 

 

GP with renal interest, Trainee in related specialtyMulti-professional team member and Pre-doctoral scientist 

     

Standard fee: £44

Discounted direct debit fee: £42

Working less than full time fee*: £30.80 

* Less than 70% 

   

 

Overseas member

Standard fee: £72

Working less than full time fee*: £50.40

Overseas member (low-income country)

Standard fee: £16

Working less than full time fee*: £12

*Less than 70%

 

     
       

 

Retired colleagues of all categories, or not in employment > 3 months

Standard fee: £16

Discounted direct debit fee: £12

Clinical trainees and pre-doctoral scientists are entitled to a free first year of membership.

Register as a clinical trainee or pre-doctoral scientist. Ensure that you check the UK trainee option when asked about your trainee status. You will be asked to complete direct debit payment details but no payment will be taken until the following year.

If you require any assistance with this, please contact the membership team.

 

Frequently asked questions

 

“Retired member” refers to any member no longer actively working in a remunerated position in any field of medicine, surgery, research or investigation related to kidney disease.

We are pleased to offer you your first year of membership free if you are a nephrology or medical trainee, SpR or ST grade, or a clinical or non-clinical PhD student.

  • Valid for one year from the point of joining

  • Subject to agreement to pay membership subscriptions via direct debit from the second year of membership

  • Subject to completion of the online membership application form

  • Offer excludes existing or lapsed members of the Renal Association

  • Applicants will receive full benefits of membership.

You will receive the benefits of membership immediately, although your membership application is not formally considered and ratified until the next Annual General Meeting.

Register as a clinical trainee or PhD student. Ensure that you check the UK trainee option when asked about your trainee status. You will be asked to complete direct debit payment details but no payment will be taken until the following year.

If you require any assistance with this, please contact the membership team.

We offer overseas membership 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.

If your circumstances change, such as moving overseas, changing your working hours or taking a career break, please contact the membership team, who will be happy to help with updating your membership record.

We will be sorry to see you go, but if you need to cancel your membership please contact the membership team in the first instance.

Guidelines

NICE accredited clinical practice guidelines 

Available here

22nd Annual Report

Analyses about care provided to patients at UK renal centres.

Read the report

UKRR AKI Report

A report on the nationwide collection of AKI warning test scores. 

Read the report