Documents & Links
The following documents are useful for SAS Doctors and Dentists.
Most, if not all the following publications have recommended further reading. Recent edits by Richard Muirhead ( see News page ). If any files are missing then you may download them from my website: http://muirheads.co.uk/richard/docs
AoRMC - SAS Workforce - Rhetoric vs Reality
AoRMC - Strengthening the Role of the SAS Tutor
AoRMC - SAS Workforce: Later Careers and Retirement
AoRMC - SAS Doctor Development Guide - summary of resources and further work - September 2020
AoRMC - SAS Doctors/Dentists Research
Valuing expertise and experience: specialty doctors and associate specialists in psychiatry. Report CR179.by the Royal College of Psychiatrists, May 2013. It should have been revised by now, but still valuable.
Maximising the Potential: essential measures to support SAS doctors. Published by Health Education England and NHS Improvement - February 2019
SAS Appraisal Guide A very thorough guide by the BMA with lots of references!
SAS Job Planning Comprehensive guide by NHS Employers and the BMA, though a little dated ( November 2012. ).
Quality indicators for job plans for SAS surgeons Guidance from The Royal College of Surgeons of England SAS Committee
Guidance on safe medical staffing - Report of a working party The Royal College of Physicians 2018
SAS Autonomous Practice BMA guide, 2015
SAS Autonomous Practice BMA guide 2015, 2018 revision.
Employing and Supporting Specialty Doctors, a guide to good practice. By DOH and NHS Employers, 2008. somewhat dated.
Improving SAS Appraisal: a guide for employers. NHS Employers, June 2013.
SAS Doctor Development: Summary of resources and further work. BMA HEE, NHS Employers, Academy of Medical Royal Colleges. February 2017
SAS Charter for England BMA HEE, NHS Employers, Academy of Medical Royal Colleges 2014
Workplace bullying and harassment of doctors. A review of recent research. BMA 2017
Dignity at work. GMC policy, includes bullying and harassment.
Fatigue and sleep deprivation – the impact of different working patterns on doctors. BMA January 2018
NHS Employers / BMA SAS Contract FAQ revised March 2018
Bullying and harassment: how to address it and create a supportive and inclusive culture BMA report 2018
Fatigue and facilities charter BMA Last updated: 07 December 2018
Maximising the Potential: essential measures to support SAS doctors Published by Health Education England and NHS Improvement. February 2019
General Medical Council. The state of medical education and practice in the uk 2019. Published October 2019.
The state of medical education and practice in the UK. The workforce report 2019. © GMC
Other websites and downloads
Good medical practice - The duties of a doctor registered with the GMC © 2013 General Medical Council. Can be copied freely.
The Reflective Practitioner - guidance for doctors and medical students. No copyright.
NHS Employers SAS page. For the latest T&Cs, contracts etc.
Model SAS Contracts FAQ, terms and conditions of service.I do not maintain this site, BMA does! However I have always found it accurate..
GMC apps for CPD and Good Medical Practice - for Apple and Android. I downloaded the Android app and thought it quite useful. However, I am retired!
Ethics: Our ethics toolkits gives you essential guidance on the legal and ethical issues you may encounter in your clinical practice ( BMA )
SAS Ophthalmologists: Supporting a Key Workforce © The Royal College of Ophthalmologists 2018
Quality indicators for job plans for SAS surgeons Guidance from The Royal College of Surgeons of England SAS Committee © RCS, 2015.
Guidance on safe medical staffing - report of a working party © Royal College of Physicians of London, July 2018.
Academy of Medical Royal Colleges SAS doctors page
COVID-19: PPE for doctors Get clarification on PPE mask use in primary and secondary care, including procurement, use, and safe working. BMA Updated: Friday 3 April 2020
COVID-19 - SAS doctors FAQs. Contract changes and SPA time. BMA 23/04/2020
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