Membership Benefits

Ordinary Membership

For consultant cardiologists, those in career-grade posts...

Ordinary Membership

Ordinary Membership is for consultant cardiologists/SAS doctors/nurses/physiologists/basic scientists and GPs with a special interest in cardiology, and costs £330. This membership category offers the highest level of benefit, including free early bird booking for the annual BCS conference in June - the largest cardiology conference in the UK.


  • Free early bird registration for the annual BCS conference, saving you hundreds of pounds
  • Free access to all our online educational materials, including:
    • BCS Digital Knowledge Hub – your one-stop shop for educational videos
    • BCS Editorials - brief review articles written by BCS sub-editors who are cardiology specialist trainees
    • BCS Heartbeat – news and reviews of recently published research written by BCS editors who are cardiology specialist trainees
  • Reduced fees for all BCS courses
  • Free access to the online version of our official journals Heart and OpenHeart, published with BMJ Journals, with discounts on the paper edition, and an exclusive 25% APC discount on publishing in Open Heart
  • Free access to the BCS Discussion Group on MedShr (Website & App)
  • Free access to third party publications such as the ESC Textbook, JACC and more
  • Eligibility to stand and/or nominate colleagues for any BCS position and to vote