Professional membership

Professional membership of National Voices is open to non-commercial organisations in England that share our vision of a system in which services are built around people, and people with lived experience and professionals work in partnership at all levels.

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Benefits of professional membership

"As a professional body, membership of National Voices is useful in terms of bringing a patient perspective to our organisation."

Partner with the voluntary sector

  • Tap into a network of around 150 health and social care charities, and in turn the millions of people that those charities represent
  • Ask us to put you in touch with other organisations who can help you with a project or one-off query
  • Work with National Voices to deliver a bespoke engagement event between your organisation and our voluntary sector members
  • Post questions and opportunities, and join discussions, in our members' online forum

Access our expertise

  • Receive two hours of consultancy, for example strategic advice about engaging patients and the public in your work
  • Invite us to your events - we are happy to speak or facilitate at one member event each year

Stay informed

  • Read weekly Members' Updates - e-newsletters covering the latest in health and care, upcoming opportunities, and member news
  • Keep on top of policy developments as they unfold with exclusive member briefings

Raise your profile

  • Promote your news, campaigns, events and vacancies in Members' Update
  • Share your work with thousands of healthcare stakeholders via our Twitter account
  • Display the National Voices Supporter logo on your website to demonstrate your commitment to person-centred health and care

Attend events

  • Secure free places at our annual conference - one of the largest gatherings of health and social care organisations in the country
  • Be invited to a busy calendar of events, including masterclasses, communities of practice, 'meet the leader' events, and our AGM
  • Join our member networks to learn from, and share experiences with, others who have similar job roles and interests

Membership fees

We want membership of National Voices to be accessible to all sizes of organisations, so our fees are based on annual income. There is currently a 10% discount if you pay for two years' membership in advance!

Download membership subscription rates

If you have any questions about our fees please email