Associate terms and conditions

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By signing up to be an associate of the NHS Confederation you agree that you are bound by our terms and conditions for associates. 


The NHS Confederation Associate scheme runs from 1 April to 31 March each year and is reviewed annually. If you join part way through the year you will pay fees on a pro rate basis. 

Associate Benefits

The NHS Confederation offers Associates a number of benefits which are outlined on our website, and are subject to change at our discretion. The benefits include access to media summaries, access to policy summaries, access to our workforce and communications bulletins, invitations to events and webinars, use of the Leeds hub, discount for NHS Confederation annual conference and discount for the Leeds Horizon facility AV services. Where discounts are offered to associates, the discount is calculated against the commercial rate offered by the NHS Confederation at the time of the enquiry or booking.  


By becoming an associate, the NHS Confederation permits you to use the NHS Confederation Associates logo which will be supplied to you along with our brand guidelines. You may use this logo to advertise your status as an NHS Confederation Associate for the period of your participation in the scheme. There is no right given to use any other of the NHS Confederation’s logos. You shall ensure that any reference to you associate status is not misleading in its representation, is an accurate reflection of the relationship and does not indicate that the NHS Confederation is endorsing your products or services. We reserve the right to ask you to remove the logo and destroy any materials should this occur at our sole discretion.


The fees for associates determined by your organisations turnover. Our consultant rate applies to individual consultants only.


Payment is due within one calendar month of invoice. We reserve the right to refuse or withdraw any benefit until payment has been received. 


We require that you give us six months notice of cancellation in advance of the renewal date or you will continue as an associate for a further one year period.  The renewal date is 1 April each year. Upon cancellation we require that you remove all reference to your participation in the associate scheme and destroy any materials with the NHS Confederation Associate logo on and remove it from all websites and digital media within one week.

Data Protection

Any personal data that you give to us will be processed in accordance with the UK Data Protection Act 1998. We will use the information to provide you with information which may be of interest to you and may include marketing information. We may also share your data with selected third parties and include your data on any delegate lists for events that you book or attend.

No partnership or joint venture

Nothing shall constitute a partnership or joint venture between the NHS Confederation and any associate.  

Become an associate today

To apply to become an associate please complete our short application form.

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