The BACN is established to promote quality of patient care as delivered by health care professionals and in particular Nurses. Due to this primary objective its Membership Criteria are very strict. The core criteria for Membership are:
- Presentation and evidence of NMC Number
- Proof of Professional Indemnity Insurance
- Signing up to the BACN Code of Conduct and Charter
The BACN actively monitors this situation and each year randomly selects members and a detailed review is taken place to ensure compliance.
See menu to the left for more information on Membership Benefits, Categories and Fees.
The BACN has agreed from 1st April 2015 onwards, appropriate Membership Criteria and a fees structure to allow other specified health care professionals from the UK and overseas to join (Doctors, Dentists). Select 'Membership Categories' in the menu to the left to see more details.