1) How can I join BOTA?
There are several options open to orthopaedic trainees, core surgical trainees, foundation doctors and medical students and these are co-ordinated with our colleagues at the British Orthopaedic Association (BOA).
Full BOTA Membership
This category of membership is available to anyone holding an National Training Number (SpR or ST) in Trauma and Orthopaedics (ST3 or above in England, Wales and NI; ST1 or above for run-through trainees in Scotland). The annual subscription rate for Full Membership is £40. Please post the hardcopy of the form and standing order form to the BOA.
Junior BOTA Membership
This category of membership is available to all qualified doctors in approved pre-ST3 training programmes (ie FY, CT or non-RTT ST). You do not need a NTN to be a junior member. The annual subscription rate for Junior Membership is £30. Please post the hardcopy of the form and standing order form to the BOA.
BOA Associate Membership
Trainees can apply online for BOA Associate Membership directly with the BOA. As part of your membership benefit this will automatically include Full BOTA Membership. Membership rates are based on your training grade. For more information please follow the link below:
- Foundation Years can apply for BOA Membership for an annual subscription of £10 but will not include BOTA Membership. If you wish to apply for BOTA Membership please complete the Junior Membership form above.
2) Can medical students join BOTA?
Medical students can become BOTA members by joining the BOA at a cost of £10/year. – Medical students can join the BOA for £10/year which includes new medical student membership to BOTA. Medical students do not have voting rights in the meeting but will have all the benefits of medical student membership for the BOA. For further information on how to join please contact Natasha Wainwright on [email protected]