Categories of Membership

The basic entry requirements are that you are NMC, GMC or GDC Registered, or International equivalents, subject to checks.

UK Registered Nurses

The BACN recognises that Nurses who wish to join are at differing levels of experience, ability and competence and therefore offers the following categories of Membership:

Associate Member

  • New Member and Practitioner
  • Proof of Professional Aesthetic Indemnity Insurance

Full Member

  • Practising in Aesthetics for 2 years
  • Proof of Professional Aesthetic Indemnity Insurance
  • Associate member for 1 or more years

Fellow (Considered by the BACN Board following application - no automatic right)

  • Continuous Member of the BACN for at least 5 years

  • Qualified and recognised Prescriber
  • Proof of Professional Aesthetic Indemnity Insurance
  • Regular Publisher - evidence required
  • Evidence of service to the BACN and the Aesthetic Services industry

Fellow Application Process: Any BACN member wishing to become a fellow of the Association will need to provide detailed evidence against all of the key criteria. In particular evidence will be required with regard to articles published, conference presentations and involvement in the broader activities of the BACN.



TO REGISTER TO BECOME A NURSE MEMBER CLICK HERE


Honorary Member

Awarded at the discretion of the BACN Board.



The BACN is continually being approached by Doctors and Dentists to be involved in its activities so has looked at broadening its membership to include UK Doctors and Dentists and overseas Doctors, Dentists and Nurses.

The primary focus of the BACN will always be its nurses and they will always be in control of the organisation but the following new Affiliated Categories have been agreed in order to meet the demands described above:

UK Affiliate

  • Qualified GMC registered Doctor or GDC registered Dentist
  • Proof of Professional Aesthetic Indeminity Insurance
  • Practising in Aesthetics for 2 years+ post-qualification

International Affiliate

  • Practising Aesthetic Medical professional outside of the UK (excluding Republic of Ireland)
  • Member of a recognised Professional Medical Association with a regulated body

DANAI Affiliate

  • Practising Aesthetic Medical professional in Republic of Ireland and member of DANAI (Dermatology and Aesthetics Nurses Association Ireland)
  • Member of a recognised Professional Medical Association with a regulated body

For more information on DANAI Affiliation please click here.


Membership Support Materials

All Members will, on joining, be provided with a BACN Membership Certificate for display in the workplace and permission to use the BACN logo in all promotional material. Members are also able to apply to display the BACN Charter Mark. The BACN also provides CPD Accreditation Certificates for training and other CPD activity and a personal e-file for collecting and collating CPD and Appraisal Evidence.

If you need further explanation or guidance, please get in touch with BACN HQ on info@bacn.org.uk, or give us a call on 0117 9595 530.



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