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OMG Position Statement on ICPS

OMG Position Statement on ICPS (17 June 2021).pdf


Membership Categories

1.1 Full Members

1.1.1 Full Private Practice (OMG Member)

Fees: R2294 (VAT Incl) per month. Membership type includes RWOPS members who have NOT applied for Limited Private Practice Membership

AGM Attendance: Yes

Voting Rights: Yes

Access to One Network: Yes

1.1.2 Limited Private Practice (OMG Member)

Fees: R544 (VAT Incl) per month. Membership type for year 1-3 of private practice and thereafter only available on application for consideration of limited practice by OSSA Exco

AGM Attendance: Yes

Voting Rights: Yes

Access to One Network: Yes

OSSA Congress Discount: Yes

1.1.3 Full Public Service

Fees: R2 149 (VAT Incl) per annum. 

AGM Attendance: Yes

Voting Rights: Yes

Access to One Network: Yes (When Membership is paid up)

OSSA Congress Discount: Yes

2.1 Foreign Members

Fees: R444 (VAT Incl) per annum

AGM Attendance: No

Voting Rights: No

Access to One Network: Yes (When Paid up by April) TBC

OSSA Congress Discount: No

2.2 Medical Associate

2.2.1 SA Ophthalmologist Practicing in Foreign Country

Fees: R444 (VAT Incl) per annum

AGM Attendance: Yes

Voting Rights: No

Access to One Network: Yes (When Paid up by April)

OSSA Congress Discount: Yes/No

2.2.2 Ophthalmological Registrar

Fees: None

AGM Attendance: Yes

Voting Rights: No

Access to One Network: Yes

OSSA Congress Discount: Yes

2.2.3 Special Interest GPs and Medical Officers

Fees: R444 (VAT Incl) per annum

AGM Attendance: On Invitation Only

Voting Rights: No

Access to One Network: Yes (When Paid up by April)

OSSA Congress Discount: Yes

2.3 Non-Medical Associate

2.3.1 Other Registered Non-medical Healthcare Provider

Fees: R0 (VAT Incl) per annum

AGM Attendance: No

Voting Rights: No

Access to One Network: No

OSSA Congress Discount: Yes (when discount offered)

3.1 Honorary Member

Fees: None

AGM Attendance: On Invitation 

Voting Rights: No

Access to One Network: No

OSSA Congress Discount: Yes

3.2 Honorary Life Member

Fees: None

AGM Attendance: Yes

Voting Rights: No

Access to One Network: Yes

OSSA Congress Discount: Yes