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New charters published for staff grade, associate specialists and specialty doctors - tell us what you think!

New Charters for SAS doctors have been published to clarify what SAS doctors can expect from their employers and employers can expect of them. The charters recognise the key role that SAS doctors hold in the delivery of high quality, safe medical care for patients, and demonstrate a commitment to supporting and enabling you to realise your full potential.Please take a look and tell us what you think.

  1. SAS charter for England - This document has been produced jointly with NHS Employers, Health Education England and The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges. Download the SAS charter for England
  2. SAS charter for Scotland - This document has been produced jointly with Management Steering Group (MSG), which includes both NHS Scotland employers and the Scottish Government Health and Social Care Directorate (SGHSCD). Download the SAS charter for Scotland
  3. Versions for Northern Ireland and Wales are in development and will be available shortly.

Are they useful? Are there any glaring omissions? Let us know.

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  • A very useful document, jointly agreed by HEE, AOMRC, NHSE and BMA, enabling greater recognition of SAS doctors of what they do in NHS and equally helpful for the management of what they expect from us. SASCUK have put a lot of effort on getting this agreed and we look forward to hear from grass root SAS view on it and I am hopeful this will help accomplish their aspirations.
  • The new SAS charter gives a new impetus for the SAS doctor to fight for his legitimate rights which are sometimes painstakingly denied
  • It was a real delight to read the document.Finally all the hard work has paid off. We'll done SASCUK ! IT is now time to implement these new changes in our individual Trusts.
  • Good documents which should encourage employers to give the recognition required! Must be tabled on LNC agendas and sent to Medical Directors and Chief Execs of organisations to get coverage and maximise impact