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Why become a member of the British Thoracic Society?

BTS members breathe life into our work. Around 12% of members in the UK are actively engaged in activity within BTS in any year. We welcome applications for membership from all who work in respiratory healthcare in all healthcare settings in medicine and related professions. We hope that you want to join us because you want to make a difference to the quality of care and the patient experience for all those who have respiratory conditions.  When you join you will also have access to a range of member benefits and opportunities. Why not read more about these and join today?

Membership of the Society is not open to persons who are or have been full, or part-time, employees of, or paid consultants to, the tobacco industry, at any time during the previous 10 years. 

We look forward to welcoming you as a member. Thank you for your interest.  

Member Benefits

We offer many benefits of membership: Thorax Our journal, published jointly with the British Medical Journal, is available to members who subscribe in a number of categories. Excellent delegate discounts Enjoy first pick of our highly-rated short course programmes at a discounted rate. Over 500 people from a range of...

Eligibility and Fees

See what membership category you are eligible for and how much it costs. The different membership categories and subscription rates are shown in the table below.   Also listed under Related Documents, ‘Membership Information’ gives you more details about how we operate the membership scheme. Join before 1 April to...

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