Join The BLA

The BLA is the UK’s leading organisation bringing together professionals treating voice, swallow and airway disorders. As a member, you’ll be part of a recognised forum for research and debate among medical professionals, providing expert opinions and serving as a trusted resource for the general public seeking direction and expertise.

Membership is open to all medical, scientific, and health-focused professionals interested in advancing knowledge in the field of laryngology.

As a member, you will get…

Discounts to attend events and study days organised by the BLA

Your own online member account with exclusive member online content

Discounts on registration fees for our flagship event “Cutting Edge Laryngology”

Become part of the BLA membership and network with laryngologist from all over the world.

Choose your membership

The BLA welcomes applications for membership from healthcare professionals with an interest in laryngology.

We are particularly interested in applications from disciplines related to laryngology such as respiratory medicine, intensive stroke critical care, anaesthesia, gastroenterology, thoracic surgery, speech therapy, physiology and research.

Full Member

For ENT Surgeons


Associate Member

For healthcare professionals including speech and language therapists


Trainee Member

For medical students and those undertaking specialist ENT training


Overseas Member

For international colleagues with an interest in laryngology


Frequently asked questions

How do I sign up?

You can sign up to become a member online. Simply choose the membership type that’s appropriate for you, and complete your profile and payment details. You’ll be given instant access to your online account. You’ll also receive a welcome email with more detail on membership and your membership certificate shortly after that.

What if I want to cancel my membership?

You can cancel your membership from your online account, or by emailing

How do I log in to my member area online?

When does my membership become active?

You can access your online account immediately, and benefit from discounted tickets instantly too. Once payment has been received the application process takes a few days and once finalised you will receive your membership confirmation and certificate in your member account. 

Where can I access my membership certificate?

You’ll get a new certificate in your member account each year you renew your membership, and you can access this at any time from your online account.