About AfPP

The Association for Perioperative Practice (AfPP) is a membership organisation and registered charity working to enhance skills and knowledge within operating departments, associated areas and sterile services departments.

As a membership organisation, AfPP works to enhance the quality of care in the NHS and the independent sector across the UK. The association offers its members continuing professional development (CPD), online resources, advice on professional, clinical and ethical issues, as well as guidance on employment and tax law.


Patient safety is at the heart of what we do


Advantages of AfPP membership include:

  • Subscription to the Journal of Perioperative Practice
  • Discounted training and events
  • Online CPD portfolio and access to EBSCO host
  • Discounted publications
  • Standards and guidance
  • Discussion forums and networking opportunities 
  • Professional Advisory Service
  • Legal helpline and support

Membership subscriptions start from as little as £5 per month for students or £8.75 per month for practitioners registered with a professional body. There are also special membership deals for retired professionals and those on maternity leave.

For more information, call our membership team on 01423 881300 or email membership@afpp.org.uk.

Become a member today at www.afpp.org.uk