Yorkshire and the Humber Postgraduate Deanery are continuing to support Staff and Associate Specialist Grade doctors within the region in their pursuit of Continuing Professional Development. During 2011/2012 the Deanery allocated £608,350 of funding provided by the Department of Health to approximately 1128 SAS Doctors throughout the region.
BMA SAS Committee
The BMA has a committee specifically for SAS doctors, details of which can be found on their site
Additionally the link contains relevant information and links on employing and supporting Specialty Doctors. SASC Funding Policy Statement.
GMC - CESR applications through Article 14
The General Medical Council have developed a system whereby SAS doctors, who have not completed specified training programme can apply under Article 14 of The General and Specialist Medical Practice Order for a Certificate confirming Eligibility for Specialist Registration (CESR).
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.
Generic Skills Training Provision
The Deanery has 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 a blended, 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. In particular, this page includes an electronic version of the latest DoH guidance on employing and supporting specialty doctors
- 2011 SAS Ophthalmic Workshops Update click here to read