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SICS membership categories

The SICS offers a variety of categories of membership to suit all health professionals working in critical care and related areas. The annual fee is collected by direct debit in February. To join the SICS please visit the How to join page.

Category Description Annual fee
Full For Consultants and non-career grade/SAS doctors who are no longer in training £60


For non medical professionals including:

  • Clinical nursing
  • Advanced critical care practitioners 
  • Dietetics
  • Pharmacy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Research nursing


Trainee For doctors from Foundation year up to but not including consultants/NCCGs.  These members will periodically be asked for their projected CCT date to ensure they remain in the correct category £40
Retired For members retired from clinical work who wish to remain in contact with the activities and developments of the Society £25
Honorary For members who have contributed significantly to the advancement of the SICS No fee
Student For students wishing to join the SICS £12