Membership | Association of Anaesthetists


Join us today and become part of a vibrant and supportive community of over 10,000 anaesthetists

Since 1932 the Association of Anaesthetists has proudly represented the thousands of individuals who work in the life-changing, life-saving specialty of anaesthesia.

We independently support and advocate for our members in the UK, Ireland and internationally. Informing and inspiring them to achieve their full potential at every stage of their career.

Join our vibrant and supportive community today

You can enjoy exclusive member benefits and services, and wellbeing support, including:

  • Free worldwide patient transfer insurance of up to £1 million.
  • Access to the latest patient safety guidance app. 
  • Free subscription to the journal Anaesthesia and the magazine Anaesthesia News
  • Preferential discounts on attending the Association’s world-class conferences and educational events. 
  • Access to free mentoring and coaching support whenever you need it.

Frequently asked questions about becoming a member

Frequently asked questions about membership

“The COVID-19 response of free education, advocacy and practical support reminded me that when the going gets tough, the Association is there for us.”
Dr Victoria McCormack, Association member since 2013 and current Board member

Benefits for wherever you are in your career:   

“I'm glad to have been a member for 45 years. I felt supported as a trainee, and benefitted from the Journal and the educational programme. I enjoyed being able to give something back as a consultant and I forged a number of strong friendships through the social aspects of membership, over the years.”
Barrie Fischer, Association member since 1977