If you are training or practising in the field of haematology we invite you to join the UK’s largest professional network for the specialty. We are a multidisciplinary society and we welcome membership applications from nurses, biomedical and clinical scientists, pharmacists and allied health professionals as well as medics.

With almost 60 years’ experience, we aim to utilise science and experience to shape professional development and patient care in haematology.

Join the BSH

To become a member, simply fill in the online application form. If you wish to gain access to the Reduced or Associate subscriptions, you will need to supply certain documentation to establish your eligibility.

Membership applications are reviewed on the 15th of every month by the BSH Board of Trustees.

Membership categories

If you are uncertain which category applies to your situation, please see the Membership Wizard below.

Membership Wizard


Full - £140 annually

Although open to all, our Full members are typically senior haematology professionals, including consultants, senior lecturers, senior scientists and Allied Health Professionals at band 8b and above.

Join as a full member to receive all the benefits as listed below, including access to our renowned journal, the British Journal of Haematology.

Full (Reduced) - £70 annually

For established haematology professionals, including Specialty Trainees, Academic Clinical Fellows, Specialty Doctors, Post-doctoral researchers and scientists and Allied Health Professionals of bands 8a.

The reduced membership is also available to those living and working Low-and-Middle-Income Countries, and students or retired professionals that wish to access the British Journal of Haematology.

Full (Reduced) members receive all the benefits of full membership at half the price. To access the full (reduced) membership you will need to supply documentation proving your eligibility & confirming the length of your tenure, such as proof of course acceptance, a current contract, an estimated CCT date or confirmation from your supervisor or Head of Department.

Associate - free

For those at the start of their career in haematology: undergraduate and post-graduate students, foundation doctors, core trainees, STP trainees, nurses and allied health professionals up to and including Band 7.

To show our appreciation for our longstanding members, Associate membership is also available to members when they retire. To take advantage of this please contact our Membership Team on 020 7713 2095 or membership@b-s-h.org.uk.

Associates receive most of the benefits listed above, including member updates, discounted registration at our annual conference, access to member-only grants and all educational content.

The following benefits are not available to Associate Members: eligibility to sit on the Board of Trustees, access to the British Journal of Haematology, discounted ACS Certification and HCPC Registration, voting rights in elections and General Meetings.

To become an Associate Member you will need to supply documentation proving your eligibility, such as proof of course acceptance, a current contract, an estimated CCT date or confirmation from your supervisor or Head of Department.

Member benefits matrix

Reasons to join the BSH

  • Exclusive, monthly membership updates to help keep you up-to-date with advances in Haematology
  • Access to exclusive members-only research and travel grants
  • Discounted registration for our annual conference 
  • Access to the British Journal of Haematology (print and online) 24 issues a year - cost to non members £223
  • Apply to join one of the BSH Guideline Sounding Boards to help to develop clinical guidelines
  • Access to educational videos including footage of Pitfalls and key sessions at our ASM
  • Discounted ACS Certification and HCPC Registration
  • Opportunities to expand your knowledge, work on interesting projects and make a difference by volunteering on BSH Committees


We will notify you within four weeks of the deadline of the success of your application.

If you are a UK tax payer our membership subscriptions are tax deductible so you could claim at least 20% of your subscription back.

Subscriptions are payable in advance, and run annually from 1 January to 31 December. All members receive their annual renewal notice by email or mail late November/early December.

Any questions?

Please give us a call on 020 7713 2095 or email membership@b-s-h.org.uk
We look forward to welcoming you as a member soon.