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Member Benefits

Member Benefits

The Society represents and provides professional support for over 600 members, including vascular surgeons, vascular trainees and other healthcare specialists involved in independent vascular practices in Great Britain and Ireland. Membership of the Society is widely recognised in the vascular community as a mark of professional achievement. The advantages of Society membership include:

  • Be part of the largest network of vascular specialists in the UK and Ireland.
  • Gain recognition for your skills and expericence.
    • The Society can provide letters of good standing and certificates of membership.
  • Support the Society's work in:
    • Leading in Profession
    • Standard Setting
    • Quality Improvement
    • Service Delivery
    • People, Teams and Culture
    • Sustainability
    • Research and Innovation
  • Access and deliver education, training, mentorship, and professional support.
  • Members area of website has areas for networking, job adverts and grant opportunities.
  • Influence UK goverment healtcare policy affecting people with vascular disease.
  • Support vascular research:
    • Review for the JVSGBI
    • Help vascular Research UK deliver funded research projects
    • Help fund the Circulation Foundation research and quality improvement fellowships.
  • Obtain discounts:
    • Annual Scientific Meeting
    • European Society of Vascular Surgery (ESVS) annual membership - free for trainees.
    • British Journal of Surgery
  • Full members can vote (elections and AGM), receive regular newsletters and updates, can contact council, and can request professional support.
  • Full members are encouraged to stand for election to Council.

European Society of Vascular Surgery (ESVS)

To join the ESVS or to renew your membership click on the 'ESVS discounted membership rates' link that follows, then enter your Vascular Society membership USER NAME and PASSWORD.  ESVS discounted membership rates

Please contact if you are unable to access the members area of the portal.

Once you are a member of the ESVS you can enjoy the following benefits:

  • Free access to EJVESESVS E-Library, Masterclass, Webinars, Virtual Vascular Textbook and Podcasts.
  • Discounted online access to Journal of Vascular Surgery  (73€ p.a.) and JVS : Venous and Lymphatic Disorders (21,50€ p.a.)
  • Discounts on registration for Academy educational eventsTranslational Spring Meeting and Annual Meeting.
  • Discount on EJVES Vascular Forum article processing charges and print EJVES.
  • - *NEW Vascular Forum publishing grants

 For more information visit the ESVS website HERE

British Journal of Surgery (BJS)

The Vascular Society is an associate partner of the British Journal of Surgery. This entitles VS members to a reduced BJS online subscription for £25 / €27.

  • An online subscription to BJS gives you instant access to content directly from your desktop or mobile devices (back to 1998).
  • Get the latest articles ahead of the print issue with Advance Articles.

 For more information visit the BJS website HERE

The Society places great importance on the needs and welfare of our Members, and is available to contact Monday to Friday 9am-5pm (02072057150) or email