Associate membership

Associate membership is open to:

 Anyone working in the field of hospital and other healthcare-associated infections who does not fulfil the criteria for Full or Trainee membership, who demonstrates commitment to infection, prevention and control, and who has an interest in/working in the field of hospital and other healthcare-associated infection.

 Following 5 years of continuous membership as an Associate member, and having demonstrated significant and ongoing experience in infection prevention and control, Associate members may transfer to Full membership.

All membership applications will be at the discretion of Council.

Benefits of Associate membership:

Membership is for 1 year and includes the following:


You can join at any time of the year.



£190 (print and electronic JHI)
£90 (electronic JHI only)

In accordance with HMRC guidance, you can claim tax relief on the membership fees you pay to Healthcare Infection Society if your membership relates to your job.

Refund policy

Membership fee refunds for any part of a fiscal year are not allowed under this policy unless a duplicate payment has been made. In such a case, the claimant must provide proof of the double payment. In this circumstance a full refund will be made.