Membership

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO MEMBERS:

We have a new membership/subscription database  so please notify the BAHNO Secretariat of any changes to your postal /email address or professional status.

Please also note that subscription fees are NOW payable via DIRECT DEBIT. BAHNO DD Form  available here.

The following categories of subscribing membership are available. Please contact the Honorary Secretary if you need further information.  Click here for the Membership application form 2017. Current members should contact the Honorary Secretary if they wish to change their membership status.

  • Full Members
    Clinicians who are involved in head and neck oncology and who are on the United Kingdom or Republic of Ireland specialist register for their parent specialty, or senior scientists or academic workers in the United Kingdom or Republic of Ireland who are involved in teaching or research in areas related to head and neck oncology. (2018 subscription £80)
  • Associate Members
    Trainees undertaking approved training programmes which entitle them to enrolment on the United Kingdom or Republic of Ireland specialist register for their parent specialty, or junior scientists and academic workers in the United Kingdom or Republic of Ireland who are involved in teaching or research in areas related to head and neck oncology. (2018  subscription £40)
  • Overseas Members
    Clinicians or scientific workers in the field of head and neck oncology who are residents of countries other than the United Kingdom or Republic of Ireland. (2018  subscription £40)
  • Affiliate Members
    Members of any relevant professional organisation approved by Council which has recognised involvement in head and neck oncology. Relevant professions will include nursing, dietetics, speech and language therapy, therapeutic radiography or physiotherapy. Applicants are asked to give the name of the organisation of which they are members when applying. (2018 subscription £25)

In addition to subscribing members there are two categories of members who pay no fees:

  • Honorary Members
    Elected by the Association because they have rendered distinguished service to head and neck oncology.
  • Senior Members
    Former subscribing members of the Association of whatever category who have retired from active practice.

BAHNO is essentially an educational association and is not an accrediting body. The following extract from the Constitution is given for clarification.

‘Membership of the Association, of whatever category, does not confer recognised accredited status as a specialist in head and neck oncology’

Constitution 2006 here