FAQ

What are the annual Membership fees?

R400 for 2016 (Won't break the bank)

How do I pay?

If you are a member of ASSA then a consolidated amount can be paid to FOSAS, the umbrella surgical organisation.
FOSAS will send invoices to current members.

If you are only a member of SASES then the amount may be paid to SASES by EFT.

Please use the contact form to request banking details.

Have I paid this year?

Please send an email via the contact form to enquire.

What fees are liable if my membership has lapsed?

There are no penalty fees but you will need to pay the current and previous year fees to retain benefits.

Why should I become a member?

  • Reduced SASES Congress fees.
  • Eligibility to apply for travel fellowships.
  • Publications and Information available on the website.
  • Educational Events and Webinars.
  • Be kept informed about meetings relevant to laparoscopic surgeons.
  • The Society develops guidelines and position statements about procedures and equipment.
  • There are ongoing negotiations with medical aids to further the interests of laparoscopy in SA.
    Your fees make this possible.

What Congresses or meetings are on this year?

Please see the Congresses page.

Can you recommend a surgeon for a particular procedure?

In SA most patients are referred to surgeons by a general practitioner - we recommend that ask your GP for a referral to the most suitable surgeon.

We cannot make single recommendations but you can enquire about members within a specific area in SA. Please send an email via the contact form.


 

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