The SAS Charter ** - In collaboration with NHS Employers, HEE and the AoMRC, the BMA published the SAS charter for England in 2014 ... download
** For further information about the SAS Charter, click on the dropdown tab ("The SAS Charter") below
The SAS Doctor Development Guide - The BMA, HEE, AoMRC and NHS Employers published the New SAS Doctor Development Guide England in February 2017. This was then superseded by the SAS doctor development guide in September 2020 to help SAS doctors remain fit to practice and develop in their careers ... download
Maximising the Potential: Essential measures to support SAS doctors - Published in February 2019 by Health Education England and NHS Improvement ... download
Terms and Conditions of Service - As published in Specialty Doctor (England) April 2008 ... download
Terms and Conditions of Service- SAS contract reform published in 2021 ... download the specialty doctors' version or download the specialists' version
Job Planning for SAS Doctors ... download
Doctors seeking employment, top-up training, educational or observational opportunities should consider secondment, sabbaticals, career breaks, SPA, study/annual leave or unpaid leave. You are advised to seek out Honorary or Fixed-term contracts because this activity has to be official.
In addition, you should seek guidance from one or more of the following: your nominated mentor, SAS Tutor, Clinical Lead/Clinical Director, Director of Medical Education, Local Medical Committee Chair, Medical Director, Chief Executive, Regional Postgraduate Dean, the British Medical Associatin (BMA), your Royal College, the General Medical Council and professional colleagues.