Thank you for your interest in joining UKAFN. At UKAFN we are committed to developing the profile and quality of healthcare in forensic settings, namely police custody and sexual assault examination.
In joining UKAFN you will become a member of the leading organisation representing nurses and paramedics working in this specialist area.
We hope you join and assist us in making this a vibrant and innovative community. As a registered member of UKAFN you will be entitled to;
- Quarterly newsletter, full of interesting articles and exciting competitions
- Unlimited access to the UKAFN website ‘Knowledge Base’ which is only assessable to members
- Receive a significantly reduced ticket price for UKAFN‘s annual conference
- You will be consulted & have the opportunity to respond to consultation documents
- Receive regular president updates via bulletins
- UKAFN is currently working on delivering free webinars and other learning opportunities for the membership.
Types of Membership
There are two types of Membership available – Full and Associate. Membership cost £30 annually for Full membership or £20 annually for Associate membership.
Full membership is open to registered nurses & paramedics working within the field of forensic nursing as forensic nurse examiners, sexual assault nurses or examiners, police custody nurses presently forensically examining suspects or providing evidence in court.
Associate membership is open to individuals who have a genuine interest in forensic nursing and/or sexual assault victim care (e.g. Crisis Worker, Victim Advocate, A & E Forensic Link Nurse or similar). Some custody nurses might prefer Associate membership, at least initially.
Apply for membership in 3 stages :-
Stage 1 – Application form: Complete and send the application form online (below).
Stage 2 – Payment: Payment is made via PayPal, please do not worry if you do not have a PayPal account, you can complete payment securely, as a ‘Guest’. The blue link at the bottom of the membership application form will direct you to Paypal for you to make your payment for your membership. You will be reminded via email also. It is imperative that the PayPal payment is made and completed before your membership application can authorised.
Stage 3 – Membership confirmation: Once you have confirmed your email address. A standing order form for future annual payments will be forwarded to you together with your membership number and log on details.
Your application form will NOT be processed unless payment is received via PayPal.