Staff Associate Specialists And Specialty Doctors Committee Wales

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Wales Staff, Associate Specialist and Specialty doctors committee (WSASC)

The Wales Staff, Associate Specialist and Specialty doctors committee (WSASC) represents the staff, associate specialist and specialty doctors working in NHS Wales.


SAS Charter promotion

The committee has created a poster to promote the SAS charter for Wales for members to share via any channels, such as hospitals, libraries, and post-grad centres.

Download the poster

Download the SAS charter for Wales


Latest news

Wales SAS Survey: In November 2018, BMA Cymru Wales launched a survey of SAS doctors to get a better idea of whether working conditions had improved since the launch of the SAS charter for Wales in 2016. 

View the survey results

Read our newsletter for SAS doctors in Wales. 

Read the newsletter


Our priorities

  • Ensure that there is greater transparency of coding SAS doctors' work
  • Ensure that management roles in health boards are offered to all
  • Ensure SAS terms and conditions of service are up to date
  • Promote quality job planning
  • Encourage SAS doctors to be trained as appraisers


Committee representative


Mr Ram Kumar

View full list of 2016-19 membership


Committee elections 2019-22

There are 28 seats on the BMA's WSASC, these are elected triennially and distributed between health boards. Voting for the 2019-22 session took place from 9 July to 16 July 2019. 


Our meetings

We meet four times a year to discuss the latest issues.

Who can attend

These meetings are open to members of the Welsh SASC only.

Next dates

  • Wednesday 17 September 2018
  • Thursday 29 November 2018
  • Tuesday 5 March 2019
  • Wednesday 5 June 2019

All meetings take place from 10.30am to 3.30pm.


BMA Cymru Wales
5th Floor
2 Caspian Point
Caspian Way
Cardiff Bay
CF10 4DQ

More information

For more information email [email protected] (working days are Monday to Thursday) or call 029 2047 4696.