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Office hours:
Monday - Thursday 08:30 - 16:00


Ordinary membership of SATS is open to all nursing staff registered with the South African Nursing Council (SANC), those actively involved in peri-operative nursing and holders of a Diploma in Operating Theatre Nursing Science. In addition, personnel involved in central sterilisation departments, cardiac catheterisation laboratories as well as members of relevant medically affiliated companies. Associate membership is open to those members of the profession who are enrolled with the SANC or who are registered with the SANC but are no longer actively involved in peri-operative nursing.


The benefits of becoming a SATS member include:
  • Automatic, free subscription to the highly educative quarterly SATS Journal
  • Reduced registration fees for the SATS Congress, held every two years
  • Reduced rates for the regularly updated SATS Guidelines dealing with various fields of peri-operative nursing care
  • The opportunity to increase your knowledge
  • The opportunity to network with colleagues in the peri-operative nursing field, at local and national level
  • The opportunity to attend local branch meetings and study days
  • The opportunity to apply for funding or scholarships for continued education in peri-operative nursing
  • The opportunity to apply for sponsorship to relevant national and international nursing congresses
  • Social networking opportunities including sports days, fun days and competitions
  • Access to an extensive library and Internet facilities
  • Being part of a recognised organisation able to voice its opinion on issues of national, regional and local importance

How to become a member:

  • Complete application form
  • Send the form to the secretary or contact your chapter president
Membership fee for 2015: R200

SATS - Continuing The Optimal Sharing Of Knowledge

Download application form HERE