Benefits of Senior Fellows and Members Club (SFMC) membership

We are committed to building a strong membership and professional body that all anaesthetists can be proud of and are devoted to supporting you throughout every stage of your career and during retirement.

Results from our 2018 membership survey showed a clear majority of members and fellows rated the College ‘good’ or ‘very good’ as a membership organisation – something we are proud of. Delivering good value for money is important to us, and we have been able to maintain some of the lowest membership fees across the Medical Royal Colleges whilst ensuring we provide our fellows and members with a wide range of benefits.

Please see the list of some top benefits for this member category below:

  • invitation to SFMC social meetings twice a year with scientific, cultural and educational talks, as well as updates from the College *
  • choice of the monthly British Journal of Anaesthesia (BJA)
  • choice of the monthly BJA Education journal – with access to its online CPD material
  • the bi-monthly College Bulletin magazine
  • College mailings to keep you up to date, including news of all future educational courses and events, the president's monthly newsletter and the College’s Annual Report
  • 50% discount on selected RCoA events
  • access to the Revalidation and CPD diary**
  • voting rights (to elect Consultant members of Council) – relates to the College Council elections when appropriate
  • continued use of post nominal achieved during Anaesthetic career if applicable

For a full list of benefits the College provides its fellows and members dependent on categories, please click here

Through your membership, the College is also able to advance our specialty by carrying out important work in clinical standards, patient safety and research. This includes:


*For more information, please go to the SFMC web page.
** These will also migrate to the Lifelong Learning platform (mid 2019)