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All UK medically qualified members of FMLM should be in good standing with the GMC and should be registered on the GMC’s List of Registered Medical Practitioners. Dental members should be similarly registered with the GDC.
Members from overseas should likewise be registered with their own regulatory body.
FMLM continues to welcome members from across the world from a variety of backgrounds and regulatory bodies. As an international membership organisation there is no requirement for registration with the GMC as the membership application process allows for overseas members to provide information on their specific regulatory body.
In accordance with the FMLM Standing Orders, if a member is erased from the GMC or GDC register, their FMLM membership will be withdrawn. If a member is suspended or has any other sanction on their GMC or GDC registration or has been barred from holding a management or leadership position they must declare this to FMLM. FMLM’s Membership Committee is responsible for reviewing these cases and will advise Council about the required action.
In addition FMLM will validate the eligibility of new members against the GMC/GDC register. FMLM also cross check current members against lists provided by the GMC and GDC detailing sanctions brought against any UK registered doctors or dentists.
Should any member or prospective member have any queries relating to their eligibility for FMLM membership please contact the Membership and Engagement Officer at membership [at] fmlm [dot] ac [dot] uk.
Associates will not have voting rights in FMLM elections or be able to stand for official roles. However they have access to all other member benefits at present.
Membership of the FMLM can only be held by individuals, therefore each person should sign up for membership separately.
FMLM does provide group membership registration allowing organisations to provide membership to groups of individuals. Further information is available.
FMLM welcomes members from all countries and backgrounds. Please refer to ‘Who is eligible for membership’ above for further information on eligibility.
FMLM was founded by the Academy of Medical Royal College (AoMRC) in 2011 and a representative of each of the UK medical royal colleges and faculties who are members of the AoMRC sit on the FMLM Council. FMLM has a strategic partnership with the NHS Leadership Academy.
At 31 October 2016 FMLM had 2,285 members and new members are joining every day.
FMLM membership encompasses a diverse membership base welcoming individuals from all over the world from all specialties and career levels.
Click on the ‘Login’ button in the top right hand corner of the FMLM homepage and then click the ‘Problems logging in’ link. You will be able to type in your registered email address and you will then be sent a link which will enable you to change your password.
Logging into the FMLM website using your membership log in details will give you full access to membership resources ensuring you are gaining the maximum benefit from your membership.
You will also need to log into your FMLM membership account to receive your membership discount when registering for an FMLM event.
To change the contact details that we hold for you, please log into the website and click on ‘My account’ in the top right hand corner.YOu will now have access to change your profile picture, personal and professional information, social profiles and more.
Change the information and then click ‘Save changes’ at the bottom of the page.
If you log into the website as a member and click on ‘My account’ your membership number will be shown underneath your name on the summary page. Your membership number will have the letter ‘M’ at the end if you are a member (e.g. FMLM001234M) or an ‘A’ if you are an associate (e.g FMLM001234A).
We will send you an email before your membership expires to advise you that your membership will shortly be due for renewal. When renewing your membership you will be asked to log into the website and then check whether your personal and professional details have changed before paying online. Renewal payments can be made by credit/debit card or Direct Debit at www.fmlm.ac.uk/renew
If your career level has changed since your last renewal payment then please contact Gareth Davies, Membership Officer - membership [at] fmlm [dot] ac [dot] uk - or phone 0203 075 1377.
If your membership details have not changed you do not need to do anything and your subscription rate will automatically be increased for your next renewal date.
At moment we are new and therefore not a listed organisation on the HMRC website for tax exemption. However as a professional membership body we will be looking to be added to this list in the future.
Members can view their transaction history and download receipts online.
Log into the website with your email address and passowrd, click ‘My account’ in the top right hand corner. Then click on ‘Transaction history’, which is the sixth link down on the right hand side of the page.
If you are an FMLM member and you have opted into the Members Directory then you can see the profiles of any other members who have also opted in to the Members Directory, however we do not share a list of members with the general public.
Yes. Members who choose to pay by annual Direct Debit will get approximately a 5% discount on their membership fee compared to those who continue to pay by credit/debit card. This is because Direct Debit is less costly to administer.
Members will receive an email with advance notice of collection at least 5 days prior to the first collection and every time there are changes to the amount, date or frequency of the Direct Debit.
Please note that communication regarding your Direct Debit instruction and the name of the collection that you will see on your bank statement will appear as ‘Royal College of Physicians’ because financial arrangements are processed by the Royal College of Physicians on behalf of FMLM.
Click on ‘My account’ in the top right hand corner and then click on the ‘Social profiles’ link on the right hand side (fifth link down under your profile picture) and an editable form will appear. Enter your information and then click ‘Save’.
You can cancel your membership at any time by contacting the Membership Officer. The Membership Officer will always send a confirmation email to any members whose membership has been cancelled. Please note that if you cancel your membership, you will lose access to FMLM member benefits.
Members on direct debit who wish to cancel should do so at least ten working days before the direct debit is due, either through FMLM or their bank.
If you cancel and request a refund for the membership subscription, this will only be considered if the request is made within 30 days of payment. Each transaction costs FMLM in PayPal or Direct Debit fees plus the administrative time involved. We must ensure these costs are adequately covered, therefore, any refund made within the 30 day time period will have 10% of the membership subscription charge plus the equivalent of 2 months membership subscription deducted from the total.