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About the BNMS

BNMS Achievements 2018

To all BNMS Members,

We want to thank you for your continued support.

Your membership has allowed us to achieve so much this year

Why join the BNMS?.

The BNMS is much more than a group of professionals. View our video to find out who we are and what we do

BNMS Vision

POSTERIOR LUNG PERFUSION The British Nuclear Medicine Society (BNMS) is the only independent forum devoted to all aspects of Nuclear Medicine.

Established in 1966 as the Nuclear Medicine Society, its membership includes the clinicians dealing with the medical speciality, clinical scientists, radiopharmacists, other scientists, nuclear medicine technologists and nurses.

BNMS Membership Benefits

The BNMS offer great value for money with competitive membership fees bursting with benefits.

Full membership includes more than you may think ...


Membership Benefits Snap


  • Save up to £70 on registration fees for our BNMS Meetings
  • Delegate discounts at Joint Meetings with educational bodies such as the British Institute of Radiology and the Royal Society of Medicine
  • Monthly issue of our official journal "Nuclear Medicine Communications"
  • Online access to  Nuclear Medicine Communications Journal including the full catalogue.


  • Access to exclusive membership content (full presentation slides at our Annual Meetings, articles and involvements) on the BNMS website

  • Communicate and network with fellow nuclear medicine professionals through our online members area
  • Membership of relevant BNMS SIGS: Clinical Scientist Group, Radiopharmaceutical Scientists Group, Radiographers, Technologists and Nurses Group, Molecular Radiotherapy Group, Student Group, Trainee Group
  • Access to our comprehensive nuclear medicine departmental database
  • Apply for fellowships and awards
  • Opportunities to shape the future of nuclear medicine by applying for vacancies on the BNMS Council and Professional Standards Committee working with other special interest groups and interested bodies such as NICE
  • Monthly E-Newsletter and BNMS Event Alerts and Updates that are tailored to your field
  • Post your CV at a discounted rate via BNMSjobs to increase your viewings by top recruiters in Nuclear Medicine


Why the BNMS?

The world of nuclear medicine is changing and so are we. We are taking all the steps to continue to raise the profile of nuclear medicine and promote the clinical benefits of our specialty.

BNMS is much more than simply a group of professionals. The Society gives you the invaluable opportunity to network with other nuclear medicine professionals whose life's work is the same as yours. Through this network, you'll find the support you need to achieve outstanding patient care.


Apply today!

Purchasing one year's membership couldn't be easier. Our easy and secure online facility accepts all major credit cards via PayPal. We also accept payment by cheque and BACS.

For continuity of benefits, we process membership subscriptions monthly. You would be able to enjoy all the aforementioned at a great price of £9 per calendar month! Email us at to complete a direct debit form and receive your benefits immediately.

If you would like to take advantage of our membership, apply today HERE or contact us for further information at


Past Presidents of the BNMS

1968/69 Dr C J Hayter (Leeds)
1969/70 Prof E M McGirr (Glasgow)
1970/71 Dr T M D Gimlette (Liverpool)
1971/72 Prof E S Williams (London)
1972/74 Prof V R McCready (Sutton)
1974/76 Prof E Rhys Davies (Bristol)
1976/78 Dr D Croft (London)
1978/80 Prof M M Maisey (London)
1980/82 Dr R F Jewkes (London)
1982/84 Prof K E Britton (London)
1984/86 Dr L K Harding (Birmingham)
1986/88 Prof P S Robinson (Surrey)
1988/90 Dr A J Coakley (Canterbury)/td>
1990/92 Prof J H McKillop (Glasgow)
1992/94 Dr Susan E M Clarke (London)
1994/96 Dr D H Keeling (Plymouth)
1996/98 Dr H W Gray (Glasgow)
1998/00 Dr T O Nunan (London)
2000/02 Prof P J Robinson (Leeds)
2002/04 Dr MC Prescott (Manchester)
2004/06 Dr AJ Hilson (London)
2006/08 Dr JW Frank (London)
2008/10 Dr G Vivian (Cornwall)
2010/12 Prof A C Perkins (Nottingham)
2012/14 Dr B J Neilly (Glasgow)
2014/16 Dr Alp Notghi (Birmingham)
2016/18 Prof Sobhan Vinjamuri (Liverpool)

Honorary Members of the BNMS

The BNMS currently has 35 Honorary Members

Professor D Ackery

  Southampton General Hospital
Professor K Boddy   Newcastle General Hospital
Professor K Britton   St Bartholomew's Hospital, London
Dr Sue Clarke 2011 King's College London
Dr Anthony Coakley   Kent & Canterbury Hospital
Dr A Constable   Institute of Urology, London University
Dr D.N. Croft   Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital
Prof E R Davies, CBE  

University of Bristol

Professor R Ekins   University College London Medical School
Dr John Frank   Charing Cross Hospital, London
Dr T Gimlette   Royal Liverpool Hospital
Dr B Goddard   Southampton General Hospital
Dr Harry Gray   Glasgow Royal Infirmary
Dr F.M. Hall   Kent & Canterbury Hospital
Dr Keith Harding  

City Hospital, Birmingham

Mrs Sue Hatchard 2013


Dr Andrew Hilson   Royal Free Hospital, London
Dr Peter Jarritt 2015 Addenbrooke's Hospital
Dr R Jewkes   Charing Cross Hospital, London
Dr D.H. Keeling   Derriford Hospital, Plymouth
Dr Paul Kemp 2015 Southampton General Hospital
Professor J Lavender   Hammersmith Hospital
Professor M Maisey   Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital
Professor J Mallard   University of Aberdeen
Dr Ralph McCready 2009 Royal Marsden Hospital
Dr Jim McKillop 2011 Glasgow Royal Infirmary
Dr T Nunan    Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital, London
Prof Alan Perkins 2019 Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham
Dr Mary Prescott 2016 Manchester Royal Infirmary
Dr P S Robinson   Kent & Canterbury Hospital
Professor PJA Robinson   St James' Hospital, Leeds
Dr David Silvester   Hammersmith Hospital
Professor J Strong   Edinburgh
Mrs A Taylor   BNMS Secretary
Prof Tito Testa   Manchester Royal infirmary
Dr P Tothill   Western General Hospital, Edinburgh
Dr N Trott   Royal Marsden Hospital, Sutton
Mr P Turner   Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital
Dr Gill Vivian 2015 King's College Hospital, London
Professor E S. Williams          Middlesex Hospital
Dr E Wraight   Addenbrookes Hospital London