Membership Categories

STUDENT MEMBERSHIP

SAMA Student membership is free of charge.

INTERN MEMBERSHIP

All state employees who do not belong to a Trade Union will be obliged to pay an Agency Fee to the Public Service Coordinating Bargaining Council (PSCBC).

This PSCBC agency fee will not entitle you to any form of representation, only by joining SAMA as a member, will you become eligible for representation by a group of highly skilled public sector representatives.

As soon as a Persal number is allocated to you, kindly forward the 8 digit Persal number to the SAMA Membership Department. This will enable them to instate the SAMA membership deduction on your salary. PSCBC Agency fee will automatically be cancelled upon joining SAMA as a member. The South African Medical Journal (SAMJ) incorporated Continuing Medical Journal (CME) is included with Membership.

SPOUSE OF A MEMBER

A spouse of a full SAMA member, pays a reduced membership rate. The spouse will not receive a separate SAMJ incorporating CME. The journal will be posted to the main member only. Both members may participate in the CPD programme as separate entities, by using their own SAMA number as reference.

PUBLIC SECTOR MEMBERS

Full time employed in the Public Sector or Full time employed and doing Remuneration outside Public Service (RWOPS).

All state employees who do not belong to a Trade Union will be obliged to pay an Agency Fee to the Public Service Coordinating Bargaining Council (PSCBC).

This PSCBC agency fee will not entitle you to any form of representation, only by joining SAMA as a member, you will become eligible for representation by a group of highly skilled Industrial Relations officers.

Membership is payable via- persal. Authorisation with a Persal number must be given to SAMA to instate the deduction monthly from a member's salary.

The South African Medical Journal (SAMJ) incorporated Continuing Medical Journal (CME) is included with Membership.

EMPLOYED OUTSIDE PUBLIC SERVICE /OTHER (EDOPS)

All other employed medical practitioners. Municipality/Research, Regional/Community Health, Industry/Commerce/Medical Aid, Part Time/Locums, SA Defence Force Permanent, Full Time University, Private/Mine Hospital/NGO, Managed Health Care, National Health Insurance and Contracted to Government. You will be eligible for representation by a group of highly skilled Industrial Relations officers.

Membership can be paid via Debit Order once off or monthly, EFT or Credit Card.

The South African Medical Journal (SAMJ) incorporated Continuing Medical Journal (CME) is included with Membership.

PRIVATE PRACTICE

Private Practice only or Private Practice and Hospital Sessions.

Membership can be paid by Debit Order once off or monthly, EFT or Credit card.

The South African Medical Journal (SAMJ) incorporated Continuing Medical Journal (CME) is included with Membership.

LIFE MEMBERSHIP

Doctors who have continually stayed members of SAMA for 40 years become Life Members of the SAMA. Life members no longer have to pay membership fees. However, should a Life member still wish to receive the SAMJ incorporating CME, they can subscribe to the journal at a reduced rate. This will enable a Life Member to still participate in the CPD programme.

RETIRED MEMBERSHIP

The membership rate of a retired member do not include receiving the SAMJ incorporating CME journal. Should a retired member wish to receive the Journal, can subscribe to the Journal at a reduced rate. This will enable a retired member to still participate in the CPD programme.



  
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