We support Staff and Associate Specialist Grade doctors within the region in their pursuit of Continuing Professional Development. During 2013/2014 Health Education England working across Yorkshire and the Humber allocated £586,449 of funding provided by the Department of Health to approximately 1150 SAS Doctors throughout the region.
The BMA has a committee specifically for SAS doctors, details of which can be found on their site.
The information contains relevant details and links on employing and supporting Specialty Doctors.
More details on funding for SAS Grade Staff can be found here: SASC Funding Policy Statement.
The General Medical Council have developed a system whereby SAS doctors can apply under Article 14 of the General and Specialist Medical Practice Order for a CESR. This would apply to staff that have not completed a specified training programme.
GPs who have not followed a GMC approved training programme can apply under Article 11 of the Order for a Certificate confirming Eligibility for General Practice Registration (CEGPR)The GMC website has some key documents and criteria in relation to this.
We have commissioned a suite of modular courses to enable trainers (consultants and SAS doctors) and trainees to develop their generic skills. These courses are available as blended learning, consisting of on-line and face to face delivery.
To find out more and/or register for a place, please follow the links below:-
Further details on the new contract for SAS doctors and other helpful SAS relevant documentation can be found on the NHS employers website.
A comprehensive list of the Royal Colleges may be accessed from our links page.
Dr Mark Radcliffe, Regional SAS Lead, firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr Ros Roden, Associate Postgraduate Dean, email@example.com