Membership benefits and discounts

By joining the HCA, member organisations gain access to a wealth of benefits for all employees.

The HCA is the leading communications forum for healthcare ideas, standards and networking. By joining the HCA, member organisations gain access to a wealth of benefits for all employees - as well as enjoying many opportunities to network and share thought and opinion with consultancy, pharma and medical device industry and health charity colleagues.

Benefits include:

  • Preferential member subsidised rates for all HCA CPD Accredited Courses
  • Free access for all members of your team to attend any of our Shared Experience Meetings
  • Opportunity to network with leading industry figures and to exchange views with colleagues facing similar opportunities and challenges in a non-competitive and informal environment at our invitation-only HCA Member Forums
  • Ability to participate in, and contribute to, HCA sector shaping initiatives by joining one of our HCA Workstreams and Committees
  • Special discount for members to access our HCA Conference, featuring a series of inspiring speakers and topics specially tailored for people working within healthcare communications
  • Exclusive access to the annual Benchmarking Survey for Consultancies - allowing individual agencies to compare their working practices and performance with others
  • The opportunity to display the HCA's logo alongside your own corporate branding to demonstrate your commitment to excellence in healthcare communications (The Communiqué Directory indicates current HCA members)
  • Free access to the latest tools and learning aids developed by the HCA's sub-committees
  • Negotiate discounts and free trials with suppliers and other service providers


The HCA has negotiated a number of discounts for membership companies from third party suppliers and service providers. These are reviewed regularly and we welcome feedback from any member on their experience with them.

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Joining the HCA

If you would like to become a member of the HCA, or find out more details about renewing your membership, please go to Join HCA.

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