Benefits of RCGP membership
Our 54,000 members are the College – working for you and with you is at the heart of everything we do. RCGP membership benefits you, your team, your patients and general practice - now and in the future.
No two members are the same, and so our membership isn’t one-size-fits-all. We’ve developed a range of tailored support and services to suit you – whether you’re a student, a GP trainee, a locum, GP partner, based in an urban or rural location, or internationally.
We want to make sure membership continues to provide you with the right support.
Whether classroom based, workshops, practical or online, our learning support offers different formats to meet your needs and develop your skillset.
RCGP publishes authoritative medical publications for GPs and primary health care professionals including journals, clinical guidance and reports.
We are at the forefront of the debate, ensuring that the views of our members are heard loud and clear by politicians, policy makers and the public on issues relating to standards in general practice.
We have a growing collection of online resources and free events that can help you cope with stress or focus on mindfulness.
We award fellowship in recognition of a significant contribution to medicine, and general practice in particular.
Whether you're looking to buy a new car, book a weekend away, get a deal on financial services, or get discounts on everyday items such as clothing and groceries.
As an RCGP member, you benefit from exclusive rates.
FAQs for membership, fees and renewals.
As a member of RCGP you're always learning
- Access to our online learning platform
- Online learning needs assessment tool
- Essential Knowledge Updates (EKUs) on new and changing aspects of practice
- eLearning podcasts covering clinical and non-clinical hot topics
- Publications and resources
Publications and resources
- Free subscription to the British Journal of General Practice
- Access to the RCGP library; an unparalleled collection of books, journals and databases
- Clinical toolkits on specific clinical areas to assist with care
Face to face events
As a member of RCGP you're part of a community
Joining the RCGP gives you the opportunity to connect with 52,000 members who have similar needs and interests. This network can provide support and advice wherever you are in your career and wherever you're located.
As a member of RCGP you're taking care of your wellbeing
We understand that our members are often under enormous pressure. We've got advice and run free events to improve your wellbeing. If you need more support, we're here to help signpost you to the best service for you.
As a member of RCGP you're leading the conversation
We give a collective voice to GPs, lobbying governments and supporting campaigns, communicating a realistic view of the challenges and opportunities faced in general practice. We ask our members for input to direct and drive our conversation.
As a member of RCGP you're shaping the future
Our research and innovation improves the working lives of GPs. As a member you can take part in shaping our research and change the future of general practice.
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