SASLED Committee 2024

Vacancies will arise on the SASLED Committee of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh with effect from October 2024. 

The Committee represents Specialty Doctors, Associate Specialists, Specialists, and Locally Employed Surgeons in both medical and dental fields. Surgeons and dentists in these grades are diverse in background, experience, and seniority which means that there is a wide range of issues covered by this Committee.

The committee members will be responsible for assisting the Chair, RCSEd SASLED Committee with educational development initiatives and promoting career development for SAS, LED, and Locally Employed Surgeons. They will support the core aspiration of the RCSEd College to allow each individual to achieve their full potential, delivering a safe and high standard of surgical and dental care.

Specifically, the members will assist the Chair in:

  • Organisation and delivery of the Scientific and Educational Programme under the aegis of the college in the form of Webinars, Study days and Conference presentations.
  • Contribute to the “Surgeons News”, RCSEd magazine articles on matters related to SAS/LED.
  • Regular attendance at its meetings and contributions to various activities of the SASLED Committee.
  • Development of SASLED Consensus and Opinion statements on affairs related to leadership, workforce development, and empowering SAS/LED in the NHS.

Application for membership of the Committee is open to all Members and Fellows of the College in the above grades. The Committee is chaired by the elected SAS representative on the College Council.

If you wish to apply please send a Copy of your CV and a “Vision Document” stating how you will contribute to this committee (maximum 1 A4 sheet) for the growth of SASLED Committee, highlighting key skills, and experience and outlining why you wish to be considered.  This should be sent electronically to Mrs. Irene MacDonald-Kennedy ( ) and the closing date for receipt of applications will be 1600 hours on Friday 9 August 2024.

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