Becoming a Member of The ANS

Membership of The ANS is open to individuals working within Clinical Neurophysiology and related fields.

Current members include:

  • Clinical Physiologists
  • Clinical Scientists
  • Physicians
  • Technologists
  • Students
  • Equipment manufacturers

Full membership costs 55 pounds (sterling) per annum and this includes the right to attend scientific meetings (for which there will be a fee), a monthly newsletter which includes job advertisements and three scientific journals per annum.
To enquire about joining The ANS e-mail Joanne Horrocks, membership secretary:


Membership of the association is open to all those engaged in Clinical Neurophysiological practice. Annual subscriptions are payable on 1st March and the current rates are shown below.

The ANS Membership Fees

Initial registration fee £15
Full Member £55
Associate member £55
Fellow member £55
Chartered member £100
Chartered fellow £100
Commercial member £55
Student member £15
Retired member £20

In accordance with the rules of the Association, members who do not pay their renewal subscriptions by 1st June will be removed from the membership list and will incur a £15 rejoin fee in addition to the subscription fee.

Membership grades

Full membership is available only to those who hold an ANS recognised professional qualification. It is also available to those with current RCCP registration who are working in Neurophysiology.

Associate membership is available to those working in the field of Neurophysiology but do not fulfil the criteria for other grades of membership. This includes BSc Clinical Physiology trainees who have completed the first two years and have passed the ANS Part I exam. It also includes graduates of the PTP programme who have not undertaken an ANS recognised practical exam.

Student membership is available to those training towards their first ANS professional exam.

Commercial membership is available to those employed in the commercial sector with an interest in Clinical Neurophysiology.

Chartered membership is available to members who have been awarded Chartered Scientist status by the ANS.

Fellow membership is awarded to members who have been recognised for outstanding practice or pursuance within the profession.

Chartered Fellow is awarded to fellows who have also achieved Chartered Scientist status.

The above grades entitle you to attend ANS Scientific conferences at a reduced rate. You will also receive a monthly electronic newsletter which includes job adverts, and 3 scientific e-Journals (JANS) per year.

Retired membership is available to previous full members who have retired from the field of Neurophysiology. Attendance at conferences will not be discounted. Electronic newsletter and JANS will still be received.

* From September 2016 Retired members are now able to attend ANS conferences at the same discounted rates that other members attract.

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