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SAS development fund

What you need to know

Take a look at our SAS charters, developed with NHS employers and Royal Colleges, that help you understand what to expect from your employer and what your employer can expect of you.

Funding to support the development of SAS grade doctors and dentists in England was made available in 2008.

The BMA have been working with deaneries and the Department of Health to suggest improvements in the way the money is allocated and used.

£12 million of recurrent funding was made available by the Department of Health in 2008 to support the development of SAS grade doctors and dentists working in Trusts in England.

This is separate and in addition to any existing study leave funding and contract implementation funding.

£1.4 million of funding for Scottish SAS doctors (to be made available over 3 years) was awarded by the Scottish Government in March 2012.

Find out the benefits of the development fund can help you and your career as a SAS doctor.