How to Join

Membership is open to all whether you are currently working in an ophthalmic setting, interested in the specialty, retired but want to continue to keep your finger on the pulse - we, at IONA, welcome you.

You may be a registered nurse with an ophthalmic qualification, you may be a registered nurse working in an eye dept with loads of experience, you may be an unregistered nurse or technician, you may be a professional allied to ophthalmology.  You may not be working in an ophthalmic unit at the moment but are really interested in the specialty.  You may be retired but want to keep your finger on the pulse.  It really doesn’t matter… if you are interested in ophthalmology and ophthalmic patients, you are all welcome to join the organisation making us a stronger enterprise for the future.


Annual membership to IONA is £15.00 (sterling). You can pay your yearly membership online via secure payments through PayPal. One advantage of paying by PayPal is that as soon as the payment has been  confirmed, an email will be sent to you with the password for the ‘Members’  section of the website.  Further membership details will be sent from the  membership secretary in due course. Simply click the “Buy Now” button below.



To join IONA we need the following information from you:
Your Name and Address (with Postcode),
your Place of work (if applicable),
and your Email address.

Membership Fee Annual £15.00 (sterling). We will supply information regarding a standing order for your yearly membership fee if you prefer to use this option. Please contact us in the first instance for an application form:


Data Protection: All information provided is confidential and will be used solely for the Association.