BASICS Scotland Membership

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Members area

Our Members Area has restricted access functionality and is only available to those who have signed up to be a BASICS Scotland member. Here you can log into your account, review your course history and keep abreast of news and updates that are likely to be of interest to you.

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Member benefits

Becoming a member of BASICS Scotland entitles you to a variety of benefits including:

  • Access to members area of BASICS Scotland Website containing the entire collection of educational videos
    produced by us and other members resources
  • Access to BASICS Scotland Responders App (only available to Doctors, Nurses and Paramedics due to the level of medical information contained)
  • Participation in our quarterly Clinical Governance Meetings and access to recordings of previous meetings
  • Peer support through networking events, clinical governance meetings and Responder support team


  • Discount to the BASICS Scotland Annual Conference
  • Discounted rate for participation in BASICS Scotland Tele-education courses
  • Discount with Medtree Medical
  • Discount with SP Services
  • Discounted rate for the Emergency Medicine Journal (EMJ)
  • CPD accreditation
  • Becoming part of a network of professionals dedicated to making Scotland’s remote and rural communities more
Full Member - Doctor
£75 / Year
Full Member - Allied Health Professional
£40 / Year
Associate Member - Non Clinical Organisation
£40 / Year
Associate Member - Student
£20 / Year
Retired Member - Allied Health Professional
£20 / Year
Retired Member - Doctor
£37.50 / Year
No Access

Categories of Membership

Full Member

A) Any doctor holding full current registration with the General Medical Council under the Medical Acts of Great
Britain and Northern Ireland.

B) Any nurse actively involved in Immediate Care (as defined in the memorandum of association) registered and of good standing with the Nursing Midwifery Council (NMC).

C) Any paramedic registered with the Health Professions Council who is currently certified, is of good standing and is in practice with an NHS ambulance authority.

D) Any person with an equivalent military qualification and with appropriate experience in the field of immediate care, as determined by the Board.

E) Any other individual personally involved in the provision of Immediate Care and/ or the teaching of Immediate Care who is invited to apply for membership following upon a resolution
by the directors to that effect.

Associate Member

A) Any individual who is a student attending any course leading to any of the qualifications mentioned in paragraphs
(A) to (D) above

B) Any individual being a member of a non-clinical organisation which is an incorporated body operating in a
field which involves some aspect of Immediate Care (providing it operates within Scotland or has other identifiable
Scottish links) e.g. community first responder and/or rescue schemes.

C) Any individual nominated by a non-clinical organisation which is an unincorporated body operating in a field which
involves some aspect of Immediate Care (providing it operates
within Scotland or has other identifiable Scottish links).

Retired Membership

A) Full members on reaching retirement may continue as full members subject to the restrictions of full membership. They will have voting rights and offered a 50% discount on membership fees. Alternatively, retired members may opt for associate membership which carries no voting rights.