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Membership Benefits

The ARTP ...

  • is the sole professional organisation in the UK for practitioners working in respiratory physiology and technology.

  • develops training strategies, training materials, organises and runs its own national training course and meetings for members.

  • holds a major national annual conference. (preferential rates for members)

  • provides the only national professional examinations for practitioners in;
    (1) spirometry and (2) respiratory function testing.

  • produces ‘Inspire’ - the official journal of the ARTP.

  • circulates national job vacancies.

  • publishes guidelines and standards for good practice.

  • funds grants to enable members to attend important national / international meetings and courses.

  • works closely with lung function equipment manufacturers and respiratory pharmaceutical companies.

  • works in conjunction with the British Thoracic Society to produce national guidelines and standards for good practice in the performance of respiratory measurement.

  • works closely with the NHS Executive & the Department of Health in formulating policy and in the strategic direction of the profession.

  • is a founder member of the Conference of Clinical Scientist’s Organisation’s (CCSO) and is a member of the Association of Clinical Scientist’s.

  • is a founder member of the Institiute of Physiological Sciences (IPS) and the Federation of Healthcare Sceintists (FedHCS).

  • has close involvement with Assembly 9 of the European Respiratory Society.

Reciprocal Membership Agreements

ERS Membership

BTS Membership


  • Association for Respiratory Technology & Physiology
    • Tel: 0845 226 3062
    • Fax: 0121 355 2420
    • Limited Company No. 5987719
    • Registered Charity No. 1117470
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