British Society for Rheumatology > Membership



Supporting you throughout your career, giving you professional tools and knowledge, empowering you to be the very best.
By joining us you’re not simply a member, you’re part of an established and supportive community of like-minded professionals. 

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Benefits of membership  

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Free access to medical journals

Gain access to two medical journals: Rheumatology, which is our peer-reviewed, scientific journal published by Oxford University Press, and secondly Musculoskeletal Care, a journal aimed at health professionals committed to clinical delivery of high quality care for people with musculoskeletal conditions.

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Year round events (discounted for members)

A series of annual conferences ensures there's an event for every member that will showcase the latest scientific developments, bring you a host of world-renowned expert speakers and offer unrivalled networking opportunities - all with significant discounts for members.

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We're committed to your ongoing educational needs and can offer discounted access to a range of specialist training courses across the UK. There's also a dedicated eLearning tool, exclusively for members, so you can grow professionally and secure CPD in the way that you like to learn.

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Representing you and your profession

We strive to confidently and accurately represent the needs of our members and the profession, whether it be to policy makers, the media or the general public. We work closely with our members to influence the profile of rheumatology through consultation responses, position statements, surveys and much more.

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Clinical guidelines (NICE accredited)

We provide you with accredited guidance and direction on clinical management, that's globally recognised and respected, and invite you to contribute through authoring, reviewing and submitting feedback.

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Bursaries and awards

We offer a generous range of bursaries and awards to support your professional development and recognise your achievements.

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Member case studies

Hear what members have to say about why they joined the UK's leading rheumatology society.

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What we do

We are the leading UK specialist medical society for rheumatology and musculoskeletal professionals, and we welcome applications from all health professionals in these fields.

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