Membership is open to all scientific and professional workers interested in Rheumatology in Scotland.

Currently, there are almost 200 members, mainly belonging to one of these professional groups:

  • Rheumatologists.
  • Rheumatologists in training.
  • Allied health professionals, including nurses, physiotherapists, occupational therapists and podiatrists.
  • Scientists.
Membership benefits
  • Regular mailings from the society regarding society meetings and other related topics.
  • Subsidised registration for the society’s educational meetings, held twice a year.
  • Voting rights at annual general meetings.
  • Eligibility for election to SSR council.
  • Applications for travel bursaries and research grants.
Membership Fees

£30/year for Consultants.

£15/year for all other members.

Applications for Membership

Candidates should apply online, then complete a standing order mandate and post to:

Ms Stephanie Hough, Society Administrator
Department of Membership,
Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh,
9 Queen St,


Telephone: 0131 247 3687


Standing Order Mandate