Membership Benefits

Make the most of your BOA membership benefits

In addition to our three core objectives of Excellence in Professional Practice, Training and Education, and Trauma & Orthopaedic Research, membership of the British Orthopaedic Association also entitles you to a range of benefits.

All members receive:

  • Access to the free* 'early bird' rate to the BOA Annual Congress (*terms and conditions apply)
  • Subscription to the Bone and Joint Journal (not applicable to affiliate members and online only access for medical students and foundation year doctors)
  • Suscription to the Journal of Trauma and Orthopaedics
  • Discounts and promotions from PG Mutual, CRC Press, Orthoracle and more.


In addition:

  • SAS surgeons receive
    • discounted membership to British Orthopaedic Specialists Association (BOSA)
    • access to site UKITE for free


  • Home Associates receive
    • automatic membership to the British Orthopaedic Trainees Association (BOTA)
    • discounted rate to the BOTA Annual Congress
    • access to site UKITE for free


  • Medical Students and Foundation Year Doctors receive
    • Access to the dedicated sessions for medical students at our Annual Congress
    • Reduced rates on training events
    • Eligibility for Fellowships
    • Plus Medical Students receive automatic membership to BOTA, including reduced rates on their training events and Annual Congress, and eligibility to apply for BOTA prizes and elective bursaries.


Plus you will receive access to discounts and promotions from:


Additional Membership Benefits

  • Exceptional links to sister associations in Europe and internationally to enhance your sense of community and identity with your chosen profession
  • Access to the online members’ portal which includes a comprehensive list of all members of the association and their contact details
  • Orthopaedic Fellowships, Awards and Prizes
  • Highly informative monthly Presidential and newsmails keeping you abreast of all the latest issues, political landscape and best-practices
  • A benevolent fund for members or their dependants in times of need.