Applying for the SAS Development Fund

Before Applying Before applying for the SAS Development Fund, please ensure you have read the latest Principles and Guidance. These can be found HERE

Applying as an Individual to attend a short course or conference  SAS Doctors wishing to apply for the SAS Development Fund must complete THIS FORM and return it to sasdoctors.nw@hee.nhs.uk Applicants must ensure they have fully utilised their Trust study leave budget before applying.  Please ensure the application is clear and concise, printed/ typed. Retrospective applications will not be considered. All applications must be signed by the Clinical Director and SAS Lead for the Trust. Please include as much information as possible to support your application, including any course programmes.

Applications for individuals to undertake a postgraduate university qualification must complete THIS FORM For postgraduate university qualifications, information should be provided about each module, including the dates these will be undertaken.  Funding can only be approved for one year at a time, and for courses extending over more than one year, a fresh application must be submitted annually

Applying as a Trust Trusts can apply for the SAS Development Fund to run courses for their SAS Doctors by completingTHIS FORM and sending it to  sasdoctors.nw@hee.nhs.uk Please ensure that as much information is included as possible to support the application, including a breakdown of costs, and a programme if available. Applicants must specify whether their course will be open to SAS Doctors across the region. If so, please ensure the flyer/ programme is sent to HEE for distribution.

Please click HERE if you are an SAS Doctor looking for Trust ran courses within the region.


Do you have any suggestions for this page? Please email sasdoctors.nw@hee.nhs.uk Last updated January2020

Reinbursment Process

Reinbursment for individual Doctors in NHS Trusts.

  • Application is approved by the funding panel and letter sent to inform of decision and next steps.
  • Doctor attends course and claims expenses from the Trust to pay the course fees/travel @ accomodation (if approceed). Doctor tro complete this evaluation form https://healtheducationyh.onlinesurveys.ac.uk/sasdoctorevaluation within 4 weeks of attending course
  • Proof of evaluation is then sent to our Finance Department and Trust reinburst in LDA
Reinbursment for Trust ran courses
Reinbursment for individual Doctors in non NHS Organisations
  • Application is approved by the funding panel and letter sent to inform of decision and next steps.
  • Doctor attends course & claims expenses from the employer to pay the course fees/travel & accomodation (if approved). Doctor to request there finance team raises an invoice to HEENW. Doctor to complete this evaluation form https://healtheducationyh.onlinesurveys.ac.uk/sasdoctorevaluation within 4 weeks of attending the course.
  • Organisation reinbursed
Funding Panel Review dates for financial year 2020

Deadline for applicants                              Panel review date
21st January 2020                                        23rd January 2020 
24th February                                                26TH 7 27th February 2020 - Education Committee Meetings
24th March 2020                                           27th March 2020