Membership Categories

You can find information about the different categories of ABS membership below.


The following categories only apply to people working in the UK or Ireland

Full Member


Professor, Senior Lecturer, Consultant, Associate Specialist, Staff Grade and Breast Physician.

Annual Membership fee: £308


Non-Surgical Interspecialty Membership

Consultant, Associate Specialists and Staff Grades from specialities other than surgery.

Annual Membership fee: £132.50

Senior Retired Member


Former member who is now retired from practice.

Annual Membership fee: £69 without EJSO subscription, £132.50 with EJSO subscription.


ABS Mammary Fold Associate MemberSurgical Team


Senior Grade: Specialty Trainees from ST4

Annual Membership Fee: £58


Junior Grade: Medical Students, Foundation, Core and Specialty Trainees up to ST3

Annual Membership fee: £0 

Please note: Medical students, FY1 and 2, specialty doctors in years 1 or 2 and clinical fellows can join the Mammary Fold Junior Network for free and without needing to obtain sponsors. 


Affiliate Member


Breast Care Nurse, Researcher and Allied Health Professional.

Annual Membership fee: £69 without EJSO subscription, £132.50 with EJSO subscription.


Nurse Member


Consultant Nurse, Breast Care Nurse Specialist, Advanced Nurse Practitioner and Breast Care Nurse working in a unit where there is a full member of the ABS.

Annual Membership fee: £0


Overseas Member


Appropriate professional living overseas. Members from the Republic of Ireland can choose to join as Overseas members or at the appropriate other membership grade.

Annual Membership fee: £132.50

Annual Membership fee for low & middle income countries: £53


To download an ABS membership form or Mammary Fold Junior Network Membership Form, please click here