Member benefits: Trainees or physicians who don't hold the MRCP(UK) qualification

Find out about RCP member benefits for pre-MRCP(UK) trainees, SAS doctors and physicians holding an honorary contract with the NHS.

Pre-MRCP(UK) trainees

Whether you’ve just started core medical training or are preparing to take the final part of your MRCP(UK) exam, RCP associate membership gives you the tools and resources you need to prepare for your exams and succeed in your physician training. Through our representation, education and recognition, you will feel supported through a crucial stage of your career.

What you will get

For £117 per year, you’ll get access to a number of benefits including:

*Special offer: buy the Medical Masterclass premier package and get 1 year's membership for free.

Staff associate specialist (SAS) physician

As a staff associate specialist, the RCP has a number of support services and benefits designed to help you develop your career. As a practicing physician, you will also have the opportunity to get involved in the RCP’s healthcare policy work.

For £117 per year, membership will give you access to a number of benefits including:

  • the RCP’s online CPD diary, saving you £150 a year
  • exclusive member discounts on RCP conferences, events and educational programmes
  • Clinical Medicine journal and Commentary magazine delivered straight to your door six times a year
  • up to 20% off UpToDate, the premier evidence-based clinical decision support resource
  • access to our member-only video archive, allowing you to watch recordings of more than 200 exclusive educational events and 'teach-ins' at your own convenience, as well as many live-streamed events 
  • career development opportunities including becoming an RCP mentor and sitting on RCP committees and working parties
  • free access to EMBASE, the Oxford Textbook of Medicine, the BMJ, NEJM, JAMA, all Wiley medical journals and thousands of other ejournals, ebooks and databases in the library collection
  • opportunities to apply for awards and funding, including the RCP Excellence in Patient Care Awards
  • access to acute care toolkits
  • a 25% discount on BMJ Case Reports
  • educational support with preparing for exams
  • library services including document delivery,  long-distance book loans and free literature searches.

Physicians who hold an honorary contract with the NHS

If you are a consultant working in a UK substantive post without MRCP(UK) or you are a doctor holding an honorary contract with the NHS, affiliate membership offers you a regional and international support network, exclusive discounts on RCP events, access to online educational resources and much more. The RCP values its affiliate members because of their wide-ranging backgrounds and knowledge.

For £157 per year, you'll get access to a number of benefits including:

  • the RCP’s online CPD diary, saving you £150 a year
  • exclusive member discounts on RCP conferences, events and educational programmes
  • Clinical Medicine journal and Commentary magazine  delivered straight to your door six times a year
  • up to 20% off UpToDate, the premier evidence-based clinical decision support resource
  • access to our member-only video archive, allowing you to watch recordings of more than 200 exclusive educational events and 'teach-ins' at your own convenience
  • opportunities to apply for awards and funding, including the RCP Excellence in Patient Care Awards
  • access to acute care toolkits
  • free access to EMBASE, the Oxford Textbook of Medicine, the BMJ, NEJM, JAMA, all Wiley medical journals and thousands of other ejournals, ebooks and databases in the library collection
  • career development opportunities including becoming an RCP mentor and sitting on RCP committees and working parties
  • library services including document delivery,  long-distance book loans and free literature searches
  • a 25% discount on BMJ Case Reports.

Join

You can join online or by emailing join@rcplondon.ac.uk