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Member Benefits

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Being a member of BANT means you are part of a professional body that aims to promote and safeguard member’s interest. BANT is the largest professional body for Nutritional Therapy and sets the standards of excellence in the industry as well as continually striving to drive industry policy to ensure the availability of nutritional therapy as a primary healthcare option. Being a member of BANT enables you, as a health professional, to take advantage of the many member benefits detailed below. Your BANT Council is fully committed to ensuring your BANT membership works for you and offers you increasing value for money. In addition to the offers and discounts, there are many intrinsic benefits of being a BANT member. These include opportunities for business development, education and professional support for which no value can be attributed, they can only be described as ‘invaluable’.  For details of all the Special Offers and Discounts as well as the many intrinsic benefits of being a BANT member, please visit http://bant.org.uk/members-area/member-resources/special-offers-for-bant-members/

If you are interested in providing a discounted member benefit then please contact the General Manager at generalmanager@bant.org.uk.

BANT Full Membership is worth over 351 x your membership fee!!

An unbelievable increase from last year when it was worth 14 x the membership fee. This is due in part to three significant additional benefits together worth £1,667.50 but even without these your membership is now worth nearly 19 x your membership fee!!!

Student Membership is worth nearly 291 x your membership fee!!

Full Non-Practising and Associate Membership is worth over 141 x your membership fee!

OFFERS & DISCOUNTS – SAVINGS

DESCRIPTION

Discounted Price – You pay Member Saving
Natural Medicines Database
Free and full professional licensed access worth $299. 5
Free £245.18
IHCAN Magazine
The premier magazine for the Integrative Healthcare and Applied Nutrition practitioner where the basic subscription is £60
£45 £15
Functional Sports Nutrition
Free access to the digital version of the UKs only magazine dedicated to growing professional knowledge of sports nutrition, usual price £10
Free £10
Lorisian Tests (YorkTest IgG 150+) 13
10% discount on Lorisian 150 plus tests. FREE 2 hr training course, CPD accredited. 2
£166.50 £25
Biolab
Offers of up to 52% for a selection of testing packages, prices vary. 2
52% off selective packages Varies
Brunel Health 13
10% discount off full range of tests including reduced joining fee of £1 saving £49.
£1 plus 10% off all tests £49 plus various £ discounts
Glycanage
Opportunity to take part in a research project aimed at understanding effects of different lifestyle interventions on one’s biological age.
£150 9 £950
Lifestyle Labs
Vitamin & Supplement Retailer. 25% discount for health practitioners, additional 5% for BANT members.
Additional 5% discount Varies
MegaQuinone™
Natural sourced, non-soy K2 supplement. 12.5% discount for BANT members.
£22.74 £3.25
MegaSporeBiotic™
All spore, consortium probiotic bacteriotherapy, 12.5% discount for BANT members. 6
£35.70 £5.10
Planet Organic
Organic fruit & vegetables, organic bread from artisan London bakeries, organic meat, sustainable fish. 10% off on-line orders.12
10% off on-line orders £10 off £100
Biting Fit
21% off one-day seminar on Growing Your NT Business including on-line presence.
£197 £53
Re-find Health
Global network promoting nutrition and movement as being key in health. 10% discount on all speaker events, excludes dinner events.
10% discount off speaker events Varies
A4M/Metabolic Medical Institute (MMI)
Discounts on tuition for the Fellowship in Metabolic and Nutritional Medicine – 15% discount off individual module ($2125 instead of $2500), contact American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M)/MMI about further discounts on purchasing entire fellowship package. 4
£1,742.50 (per module) £307.50
Functional Medicine University (FMU)
23% discount off the full FMU programme of 10 online modules at a cost of $1695, normal price $2195. Module 1 is free for BANT members. Modules 2 and 3 can be purchased separately at a cost of $495, deductible if the full programme of 10 modules is subsequently purchased. 4
£1,390 (full programme) £410
Institute of Functional Medicine (IFM)
Membership for up to 30% discount, full annual membership $325. 4
£19110 £81.88
Royal Society of Medicine
Discounted membership of one of the largest providers of continuing medical education in the UK, usual price £266/12 months
£266/14mths plus free joining fee £45 & £10 voucher £99
European Lifestyle Medicine Organisation
Aims to prevent lifestyle-related chronic disease though professional education and research – 20% discount off annual membership, usual price €90. 5
£53 £14
BANT Regional Branch Meetings
BANT funded CPD events, attendance or available free on-line post event. 11
Free £75
IHCAN Conferences
15% discount, prices vary. 3
£142 £25
Nutri-Link Ltd – Clinical Education
Is the Lead Sponsor of AFMCP™-UK course in London in 2017 and BANT has secured a 10% discount.
£2,343.60 £258
Cytoplan
A leader in the field of food-based supplementation. 10% discount for BANT Members for future Cytoplan events from October 2016. 7
10% off event prices Varies
Lifecode GX
Professional Genotype Analysis – provides DNA testing and reports for nutritional therapists – focussing on nutrigenomics of methylation, detoxification, histamine, and oestrogen. Offer £20 discount on seminars, 50% off of DNA Test for seminar attendees, 25% off all DNA Tests. 8
£20 off seminars, 50% DNA test (seminar attendees), 25% all DNA tests Varies
FunctionalDX
Discounted ticket price for Functional Blood Chemistry Seminar with Dr Dicken Weatherby and £40 voucher to be used towards any of the main test panel on offer.
£65 £20 plus £40 voucher

1All values rounded to the nearest £. Value calculated as at 19th October 2016
2Assuming 24 new clients/per year using 1 test per client @ £250/test with 10% discount across the 2 testing companies
3Attending 2 IHCAN conferences
4Based on exchange rates as at 19th October 2016
5Based on 1 conference at £90 and 40% discount
6Based on buying 10 per year
7Based on 1 conference per year at £45
8Based on 1 seminar, ordering 1 methylation report and 1 each of genotype reports
9Based on the cost of 3 tests
10Includes BANT administration fee for group membership
11Based on 2 events per year
12New member benefit added after membership value calculation on 19 October 2016
13BANT do not recommend phlebotomy services or finger prick tests being undertaken in clinic unless the practitioner is trained and specifically insured to do so

MEMBER BENEFITS

PROFESSIONAL SUPPORT

Full Member Full Non-Practising Member Associate Member Student Member

Local Network Coordinator Meetings

Active CPD hours awarded
Group support and advice
Guest speakers
Build a thriving nutritional therapy community

Supervision

Active CPD hours awarded
Resolving issues in practice
Professional and personal development
Grow a flourishing business
Free taster session available to all final year students

LinkedIn group

Members only group, discussing nutrition relations topics and developments in the industry

BANT Professional Practice Committee (PPC)

Use of/access to the BANT Professional Practice Handbook which provides advice on safe, legal and ethical practice and the principles of personal and professional conduct
Support of BANT PPC for queries related to professional practice
Access to Frequently Asked Questions related to Professional Practice
Monthly PPC updates and reminders via the BANT Monthly Newsletter

BUSINESS

Full Member Full Non-Practising Member Associate Member Student Member

BANT Directory of Practitioners

Listed on BANTs website as a Registered Nutritional Therapist

Employment opportunities

Regular e-blasts on latest employment opportunities
Access to latest employment opportunities in our resources section and our monthly newsletter
Employment Opportunities exclusive to BANT members with Nuffield Health

EDUCATION

Full Member Full Non-Practising Member Associate Member Student Member

Free access to:

BANT Centre of Excellence
Professional version of the Natural Medicines Database
Monthly webinars
Monthly BANT newsletter including all the latest industry updates, employment opportunities and member offers

CPD

Regular information and updates on a variety of CPD events

BANT

Full Member Full Non-Practising Member Associate Member Student Member

BANT AGM

Including full voting rights
Updates on the latest industry developments
Networking opportunities

Use of BANT logo and title on all material

Recognised as having achieved the highest level of training and adhering to BANTs exacting standards
Personalised ASA compliant leaflets
BANT Practice Posters

CNHC Registrant

Registrant of Regulatory Body overseen by the UK national health regulatory oversight body the Professional Standards Authority (PSA)