Becoming a member

Joining the HCA will give you access to specific and relevant learning and development, contact with industry leaders, policy makers and industry commentators through member-only events as well as opportunities to network with colleagues.

Member Benefits
  • Hear from industry leaders at HCA Forums, Seminars and Breakfast Briefings
  • Network with leading industry figures and colleagues facing similar challenges
  • Preferential rates for all HCA training courses
Member discounts
  • Cheaper subscriptions to pharmaceutical magazines and news services
  • Obtain discounts on a range of services and training courses
  • Hire meeting rooms for discounted prices at several venues in London

Membership Fees


Any company involded in the delevopment and manufacturing of medicines and associated products.


Any consultancy/agency working in the area of healthcare communications.

Please note, a company with its own independent brand P&L, and reporting to Companies House should apply for HCA membership status in its own right. Overarching groups of companies, with constituent competing agencies, cannot apply for one group membership to cover the constituent companies.

Individual Associate Member

Individuals operating as 'sole traders' may become Associate Members of the HCA. The term ’sole traders’ refers only to individuals who work entirely independently, and who are not employees for any particular company or companies.

We do not to extend membership to recruitment consultancies or any other company involved in the search and selection of communications professionals.

Are you looking to join as a member of an existing organisation?

If your organisation features in the list below then you can join as a member of that organisation

Just why over 70 organisations have joined

See why some of our members have joined the HCA

The members' survey is a really valuable benefit - one of the main reasons why we renew our membership every year.
The HCA enables collaboration between like-minded people and provides us with ongoing training opportunities and a place to network and learn about the wider healthcare world.
The HCA's ability to bring healthcare communicators together through a variety of events and workshops makes sure we stay up-to-date and attending the training courses helps us tackle the challenges facing us in today's environment. We love what the HCA does - keep doing it please!

Need further information about membership?

If you would like to know anything further about membership please contact HCA Secretariat by email.
For further information about payment or billing, pleast contact HCA finance by email.

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  • bmi
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  • roche