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NBE Membership
This is a 12-month membership
This membership is for individuals only

NBE Member


This category forms the Core Membership of the National Back Exchange. Membership of NBE is beneficial to anyone working, or with an interest in:

  • Promoting Musculoskeletal health and wellbeing
  • Prevention of work-related Musculoskeletal conditions
  • Promoting best practice in Moving and Handling

Membership is suitable for (but not limited to) individuals such as:

  • Those with a recognised qualification such as a Nurse, Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapist or Ergonomist
  • Moving and Handling/Manual Handling Advisors, Trainers and Key Workers
  • Commercial representatives involved in the development, provision, maintenance and upkeep of Moving and Handling/Manual Handling equipment and assistive aids
  • Workers from a wide variety of fields involved with people who may require assistance with their movement including caregivers, healthcare workers, formal and informal carers, teachers and teaching assistants and students


Benefits of NBE Membership

National Back Exchange Membership provides:

  • Dedicated support from the NBE Board and team
  • Access to our community engagement platform - information, assistance and support from the NBE community, and the chance to build professional relationships
  • Join our NBE members directory - prove to your employer you are a member and contact other NBE members directly 
  • Access to a nationwide network of local affiliated groups
  • Learning & development opportunities - view our Moving and Handling Document and video libraries 
  • Discounted rates for NBE publications
  • Exclusive booking rates for the NBE Conference each year
  • Attend our members only webinars
  • Full voting rights at NBE Annual General Meeting
  • Access to column; NBE's quarterly journal as well as archive
  • Receive our members only quarterly newsletter
  • Potential to be involved at a Regional level or apply to be on the NBE Board of Directors
  • Potential to apply to become an Advanced member - an opportunity to demonstrate advanced level of competence specific to the Moving and Handling discipline

Membership remains current for one year from joining NBE and is renewed on an annual basis.

Please read our NBE Constitution here.

When joining NBE as a member, if your email address is for an NHS or government organisation, please contact your IT department to ensure that security filters enable you to receive correspondence from and We do find that emails are occasionally quarantined. Remember to always check your junk folder!

These quick steps will ensure that you receive information about your membership, our newsletter, and all other circulations. 

Total Due:$ 0

Membership Refund Policy

Please note that National Back Exchange annual membership purchases are non - refundable.

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