HOW TO JOIN THE ASSOCIATION OF TONGUE-TIE PRACTITIONERS
The ATP adheres to the International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes. Applications to become a member of ATP assume that individuals adhere to these principles according to the ATP Constitution.
Please download this ATP Full Membership Form Template Nov 20 to apply to become a full ATP member. Details of membership fee and return address are shown on the form.
Full membership of the Association of Tongue-tie Practitioners (ATP) is open to anyone who is a current Tongue-tie Practitioner (divider), regulated by a governing body ie. Registered Health Professional with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), General Medical Council (GMC), General Dental Council (GDC) or other not specifically listed, and registered with the CQC or equivalent if applicable.
Every full member who is working independently from the NHS must be able to demonstrate that they have professional indemnity insurance to perform frenulotomy on babies and infants specifically stated. The ATP will assume that this insurance continues for the duration of ATP membership. It is recommended that parents ask to see evidence of current indeminty insurance before engaging the services of a private practitioner.
Affiliate membership of the Association of Tongue-tie Practitioners (ATP) is open to health professionals (for example nurses, midwives, HVs, doctors, dentists, osteopaths, speech and language therapists) and breastfeeding supporters (including breastfeeding peer supporters, breastfeeding counsellors, and lactation consultants) who have an interest or role in supporting parents of babies with tongue-tie and would like to benefit from sharing professional experiences.
Please download this ATP Affiliate Membership Form Template Nov 20 to apply to become an associate ATP member. Details of membership fee and return address are shown on the form.
Non payment of ATP annual subscriptions
Please note, if your subscription expires eg due to non-payment you will be reminded twice via email and if we do not receive any communication or directions from you, your membership will be terminated. A charge of £10 in addition to your over-due subscription will be required to re-instate your membership.
Please contact Jas Jones, ATP Membership Secretary on firstname.lastname@example.org if you wish to clarify and membership issues.