Joining the IHCA


Membership of the Association is open to Consultants in hospital practice who:

  • Are holders of the Common Contract
  • Are eligible to hold a statutorily structured public hospital appointment.
  • Are Consultant Orthodontists or Consultant Oral Surgeons in public hospital practice.

Life membership is open to hospital consultants who

  • Have reached retirement age under the Common Contract, or had they held such a contract would be deemed to have reached retirement age.
  • Have been members of the Association for each of the five years immediately prior to reaching such retirement age, and have paid the requisite life membership fee.