We have several different membership levels available, the categories and benefits are listed below

CATEGORY AVAILABLE TO
Member Qualified Prosthetists, Orthotists and Prosthetist/Orthotists
Non-practising member Qualified Prosthetists, Orthotists and Prosthetist/Orthotists who are not employed in or associated with the prosthetics and orthotics industry in any capacity
Technician associate Technicians working within the prosthetic or orthotic industry
Assistant associate A person qualified to practice orthotics in a limited area
Student associate Students engaged in a full time UK undergraduate honours degree in prosthetics or orthotics (or post graduate programme) who are not undertaking any clinical practice
Retired member A person who has held membership or affiliation to BAPO within the last five years and is aged 55 years or over and is not currently practising in any capacity

 

Membership benefitFullAssociateRetiredStudentAffiliate
£10M Insurance. Including UK public, product & medical malpractice liabilityxx
Website (Member Only)section access xxxxx
Voting rights (In your membership category) xx
Subs reduction when non-practicing but wishing to retain your membership. e.g. when on maternity leave x
Representation at UK government level xxxxx
Professional representation by you and your colleagues with active involvement in BAPO xxx
Full range of information services from the professional team at the Secretariat xxxxx
Free direct mailed Assistive Technology Mag xxxxx
Discounted fee for BAPO CPD eventsxxxxx
Discounted fee for BAPO Conferencexxxxx
Direct mailed, free copies of BAPOmagxxxxx
Direct mailed UK and overseas job advertsxxx
Direct mailed new product literaturexxx
Direct mailed BAPO Bulletin xxxxx
Collaboration with other UK AHPsxxxx
BAPOnline CPD portfolio on a secure server xxxxx
BAPO & UNISON working to develop your profession in the UKxxx
Admittance to the AGM & other BAPO meetings xxxxx
Access to Orthotic Education & Training Trustxx
Ability to directly contribute to your profession by working with BAPO standing committees xxxx