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Joining NHIVNA carries with it many benefits. Annual membership runs from 1 January to 31 December3. Membership is open to all healthcare professionals in the UK or overseas.

Annual subscriptions paid by members joining after 31 October will be regarded as payment for the membership year ending 31 December of the following year.

The annual subscription is payable in advance on or before 1 January in each year and members whose subscription remains unpaid by 31 March following will be regarded as in arrears and cease to be a member of the Association.

Benefits of membership

a. Free subscription to HIV Nursing (published by Mediscript Ltd: up to 4 issues p.a.)

b. Discounted registration to NHIVNA Annual Conference

c. Free registration for NHIVNA Study Days (up to 2 study days each year)

d. Voting rights for NHIVNA Executive Committee elections (eligibility subject to joining date)

e. Access to dedicated members’ area on NHIVNA website for: exchange of documents and information; online membership application and renewal; and conference and study day registration.

f. Free subscription to bi-monthly NHIVNA eRoundup email (up to 6 issues p.a.)

g. Access to grants and scholarships

h. Free subscription to HIV Treatment Bulletin (published by HIV i-Base: up to 6 issues p.a.)

i. Discounted membership of the British HIV Association (BHIVA)
(£20 discount: email bhiva@bhiva.org)

j. Discounted membership of the Children’s HIV Association (CHIVA)
(£10 discount: email chiva@chiva.org.uk)

k. Membership subscription fees approved for income tax relief

Membership Rates 2018 (valid from 1 November 2017)

The annual subscription is payable in advance on or before the 1 January each year.

Membership type   Annual Rate
NHIVNA Band 8 including Consultant Nurse/Manager/Matron (UK) £75
NHIVNA Band 6-7 including Academia £60
NHIVNA Band 5   £35
NHIVNA Band 1-41 including Healthcare Assistants/voluntary sector/affiliated membership2 £20
NHIVNA International Networking1 includes non-UK residents only £20
Student Nurse1   £10

1 To receive e-copies of publications only.
2 Affiliated membership includes those not working within the HIV sector, but who have an interest in HIV, such as primary care and practice nurses etc., and other specialist nurses.
3 Cancellation of membership: Providing that written notice is received no later than 14 working days before the renewals due date of 31 March each year or the collection date (if paying by DD), a full refund will be made. No refunds will be made for any cancellations received after this date. Written notice should be emailed to nhivna@nhivna.org or by post to NHIVNA Secretariat, Mediscript Ltd, 1 Mountview Court, 310 Friern Barnet Lane, London N20 0LD.

How to Join

Click here to register online.

Or you can join by post:
NHIVNA Secretariat
For and on behalf of the National HIV Nurses Association (NHIVNA)
1 Mountview Court
310 Friern Barnet Lane
London N20 OLD

You can download and complete the following form:

Application form

Any queries?
Tel: 020 8446 8898
Fax: 020 8446 9194

Refund Policy (Membership)

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