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Description Direct Debit Rate Non Direct Debit Rate LTFT info
Consultant info £ 130.00 £ 145.00 £ 101.50
Consultant in related specialty info £ 67.00 £ 72.00 £ 50.40
Non-consultant grade (NCG) Doctor info £ 67.00 £ 72.00 £ 50.40
Clinical trainee info £ 67.00 £ 72.00 £ 50.40
GP with renal interest £ 42.00 £ 44.00 £ 30.80
Clinical trainees in related specialties info £ 42.00 £ 44.00 £ 30.80
Multi-disciplinary team member including Physicians’ Associates & UKRR staff info £ 42.00 £ 44.00 £ 30.80
Overseas member info £ 67.00 £ 72.00 £ 50.40
Overseas member (low income) £ 12.00 £ 16.00 £ 16.00
Post-doctoral scientist info £ 67.00 £ 72.00 £ 50.40
Pre-doctoral scientist info £ 42.00 £ 44.00 £ 30.80
Retired member info £ 12.00 £ 16.00 £ 12
Honorary member info No fee No fee n/a



  • How do I register as a member?

    Click anywhere you see a green Join Now button and you will be taken to the registration page.

  • What is a retired member?

    “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.

  • Tell me more about the free one year membership.

    We are pleased to offer one year’s free membership 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 the Association.
    • 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.

  • How do I apply for the free one year membership?

    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 Secretariat.

  • Overseas members - what is a low or middle income country?

    Overseas membership of The Renal Association will be open 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.

  • What if my circumstances change?

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

  • How do I cancel my membership?

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