Becoming a member

The IDSc embraces the challenges faced in helping to reduce the risks of infection and is committed in ensuring the provision of competent staff that can meet the technical and operational challenges of medical device decontamination.

MEMBER (MIDSC)

£50/ year

Annual fee
  • Annual conference
  • Networking events
  • Decontamination services forum
  • Regular branch meetings
  • Regular seminars
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MEMBER (CHARTERED) MIDSC (CHTD)

£90/ year

Annual fee
  • Annual conference
  • Networking events
  • Decontamination services forum
  • Regular branch meetings
  • Regular seminars
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CORPORATE MEMBERS

£90/ year

Company Annual subscription
  • Annual conference
  • Networking events
  • Decontamination services forum
  • Regular branch meetings
  • Regular seminars
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RE-REGISTRATION - on application £10.00 // OVERSEA MEMBERSHIP - £10.00 (This is additional to the normal subscription to cover postage and does not include Ireland or the Channel Islands)

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MEMBER (MIDSC)

The IDSc embraces the challenges faced in helping to reduce the risks of infection and is committed in ensuring the provision of competent staff that can meet the technical and operational challenges of medical device decontamination.

MEMBER (CHARTERED) MIDSC (CHTD)

Those healthcare scientists who have achieved accredited technical and management qualifications to the UK’s required national degree standard or equivalent may be admitted as member (chartered). It is the individual responsibility of each member to ensure that they obtain the relevant continuous professional development training to meet the requirements of their professional register at all times. Failures to do so may result in lapse or withdrawal of IDSc membership.

Criteria Option 1

(Criteria Option 1 will not be available after December 2017)

  • Evidence of completion of Users course (CfPP 01-01) and/or CfPP 01-06
  • Copy of NVQ level 4 or acceptable equivalent Management Certificate or Degree.
  • Copy of NVQ Level 3 – Decontamination award (where available) Or IDSc Technical Certificate.
  • Copy of relevant certificates gained during professional role in (or related to) decontamination sciences.

Criteria Option 2

  • Foundation degree Decontamination or equivalent e.g.
  • BSc Medical Device Decontamination
  • Masters Medical Device Decontamination
  • Degree Infection Control
  • Masters Infection Control
  • Degree or Masters of science (related to National Profiles for Healthcare Science as listed in Healthcare Scientist career framework supporting Agenda for change document)

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Membership Enquiry

Please ensure that you have checked the criteria for this membership level (details at the top of the page). Please send scanned documentation required to registrar@idsc-uk.co.uk quotingyour first and last name.

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The IDSc embraces the challenges faced in helping to reduce the risks of infection and is committed in ensuring the provision of competent staff that can meet the technical and operational challenges of medical device decontamination.

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