SASA has different membership categories, based on geographical area, as well as the sector in which you practice.

The geographical areas are:

  • Acacia Branch: encompassing Gauteng North, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, parts of North-West Province.
  • Central Branch: encompassing the Free State and Northern Cape provinces.
  • Eastern Cape: the Eastern Cape province.
  • Gauteng Branch: encompassing Johannesburg, Southern Gauteng and Southern North-West Province.
  • KwaZulu-Natal Branch: encompassing the KwaZulu-Natal Province.
  • Western Cape Branch: encompassing the Western Cape Province.

A member can be full-time in the public sector, in the public sector with limited private practice or in full-time private practice. Non-specialist anaesthetists have the option to  join SASA as an Associate Member. There are also categories of membership for Senior Medical Officers, as well as Trainees / Registrars (Junior Medical Officers). As part of contributing towards skills development of the South African nursing resources, SASA also has a Nurse membership category.

Please carefully select the correct option when applying for membership.