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Please note that the membership year runs from 1 January to 31 December and the annual subscription is payable in advance on or before 1 January each year.

Membership of BHIVA will be open to the following categories of personnel involved in HIV care: those working within professions or industry, or other appropriate HIV-active healthcare workers, where a significant component of their work is directly or indirectly related to HIV care.

Annual subscriptions paid by members joining BHIVA after 31 October will be regarded as being in respect of the membership year ending 31 December of the following year.

Renewal notices are sent out from the beginning of November each year. Any members whose subscription remains unpaid by 28 February following will be regarded as in arrears and cease to be a member of the Association.

  Click here to download a Membership Application Form and find out more Membership Subscription Information 2017.

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If you have any questions regarding your membership, please contact the Secretariat.


Benefits of membership

(a) Discounted registration for BHIVA conferences (CPD approved)

(b) Access to the BHIVA website members' area (

(c) Voting rights for BHIVA Officers and Executive Committee elections (eligibility subject to joining date)

(d) Free subscription to the BHIVA journal HIV Medicine (10 issues p.a. and online access)

(e) Access to online e-learning modules (CPD approved)

(f) Free subscription to the BHIVA Members Matters email

(g) Free subscription to HIV Treatment Bulletin (provided by HIV i-Base: 6 issues p.a.)

(h) Reduced subscription to Sexually Transmitted Infections (published by BMJ Publications Ltd)

(i) BHIVA nominations for Clinical Excellence Awards (UK-based consultant members only)

(j) Access to BHIVA Research Awards and other scholarships and bursaries

(k) Membership subscription fees approved for income tax relief

Membership Rates 2017 (valid from 1 November 2016)

Consultant member1


Non-consultant member


CHIVA member (Consultant)1


CHIVA member (Non-consultant)


DHIVA member


HIVPA member


Medical student


NHIVNA member


RHIVA member


UK-CAB member


1 A one-off joining fee of £20 must be added to the first year's membership fee (Consultant category only).

2 Must be a paid-up member of this affiliated Association to be eligible for this discount.

3 Medical student membership includes Benefits of membership (d) (online only) and excludes (i) (above).

4 UK-CAB membership includes all benefits of membership except (a), (d), (e) where access to HIV Medicine is online only and (i) and (j).

Join BHIVA online today

If you are not yet a BHIVA member, click here to join the Association.