There are two categories of membership, full and associate. Only physiotherapists with a minimum of 2 years postgraduate experience can become an MACP member. There are currently over 1100 MACP members who are involved in many areas of practice including the NHS, private practice, undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and research in the UK and overseas.
**In order to be eligible to apply for MACP membership, applications must be submitted within 5 years of completing a route leading to membership of the MACP.
Benefits of Full Membership
Full members receive:
- Musculoskeletal Science & Practice - a peer reviewed journal cited in Index Medicus and Medicine, published 6 times a year
- Free on-line access to Musculoskeletal Science & Practice
- 15% off Elsevier Science publications, which include Churchill Livingstone, Butterworth-Heinneman, Mosby, Ballière Tindall, W.B.Saunders
- Elsevier Website: http://intl.elsevierhealth.com/journals/math/socy.cfm
- Included on the mailing list for MACP events and CPD activities
- Have preferential booking and/or reduced rates on some MACP organised courses
- MACP membership ensures a recognised high standard of excellence in the management of neuromusculoskeletal disorders ie meeting the standards set by IFOMPT
- When advertising posts in neuromusculoskeletal physiotherapy, MACP standards are recognised by employers who may specify that MACP membership is an essential or a desirable qualification for a post
- MACP members are entitled to use the letters MMACP after their name
- Support for continuing development - a comprehensive course programme is organised annually with study days and conferences often in collaboration with other clinical interest groups
Membership of the MACP offers a wide variety of career opportunities in the musculoskeletal field click here to find out more.
The number of people who have registered their support is: 4568