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Membership Board

The Membership Board was formerly known as the UK Board and the UK Membership Board

Meeting dates (09:30 start)


  • Thursday 4 March 2021
  • Thursday 29 April 2021
  • Thursday 29 July 2021
  • Thursday 4 November 2021


Reporting mechanism 

The Membership Board reports to Council.

Key relationships

The Membership Board’s key relationships are with:

  • Clinical Quality Board
  • Global Health Board
  • Digital Strategy Executive
  • Clinical Directors
  • NHS England Women’s Health Patient Safety Expert Group
  • Academy of Royal Colleges Revalidation Group
  • Specialist Societies Liaison Group
  • NHS Resolution
  • Health Education England
  • Women’s Network
  • Academy of Royal Colleges AAC’S and Workforce Groups
  • Specialist Societies Liaison Group
  • Retired Fellows and Members Society
  • SAS/LED Committee
  • Supporting Our Doctors Task Group
  • RCOG/HEE Medical Workforce Group
  • RCOG/HEE Workforce Working Group
  • National Workplace Behaviour Champion Network
  • RCOG Peer to Peer Advisors
  • National Trainee Committee
  • Heritage Committee 


The terms of reference for this Board were updated in 2020 and can be found here.



  • Pat O'Brien – Vice President for Membership


  • Vice President, Membership (Chair)
  • Senior Vice President, Global Health
  • Vice President for Workforce & Professionalism
  • Fellow Representative on Council
  • Member Representative on Council
  • Regional Liaison Leads from Devolved Nations Committees
  • Clinical Director
  • National SAS/LED Lead
  • Retired Member and Fellows Society Chair
  • Trainee Committee Representative
  • BUSOG Representative
  • Co-opted members for specific work streams
  • Executive Director of Membership and Global
  • Executive Director of External Affairs, Journals and E-Publishing
  • Director of Policy and Public Affairs
  • Director, Clinical Quality
  • Director, Membership
  • Head of Membership
  • Workforce Officer