Each of the Acute, Community and Mental Health Trusts in HEE have appointed a SAS Tutor whose primary role is to provide support and guidance for SAS Doctors and Dentists in the Trust. Full details of the responsibilities of the post may be found in the Job Description which is at the bottom of the page.  The Tutor should be the first port of call for any SAS Doctor needing advice or guidance.  Part of the Tutor's role is to liaise with the Director of Medical Education within the Trust and to enhance the profile of SAS Doctors.

A significant part of the role involves administering and utilising the SAS Development Fund allocated to the Trust by HEE to support the personal and professional development of SAS Doctors.  A full list of the SAS Tutors can be found below. 

Please see the information below on the SAS Tutors in each of the Trusts in the East of England.

Associate Postgraduate Dean for SAS
Dr Shahid Khan
Associate Postgraduate Dean for SAS
Basildon & Thurrock University Hospitals
Mr Syed Kabeer
Bedford Hospital
Cambridge University Hospitals (Addenbrooke's Hospital)
Currently Vacant
Cambridge Community Services
Colchester Hospital
Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Mental Health Partnership
East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust
Dr Farrukh Sheikh
Hertfordshire Community Health Service
Dr Kirsty Saunders
Hertfordshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Dr Shaheen Shora
Hinchingbrooke Health Care NHS Trust
Dr Shaukat Mirza
Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust
James Paget University Hospitals
Dr Vamsi Velchuru
Luton and Dunstable Hospital
Dr Jaan Panesar
Mid Essex Hospital (Broomfield Hospitals)
Dr Gopalakrishnan Srinivasan
Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
Dr Rita Choita
North Essex Partnership
Dr Rachna Bansal
Norfolk & Suffolk Foundation Trust

Norfolk: Dr Amit Chawla,

Suffolk: Dr Anna King,

Papworth Hospital
Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals
Dhakshinamoorthy Vijayasankar
The Princess Alexandra Hospital

Dr Husan Al-Fallouji


Mr Fouad Kaldas

Provide (Central Essex Community Services)
Dr Pradeep Sahare
Peterborough Community Services
Dr Venkat Reddy
The Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Dr Sharon Richardson
Rochford Hospitals NHS Trust
Dr Andrea Bedford
Southend University Hospital
South Essex Partnership (South and West)
Dr Victor Udu
West Hertfordshire Hospitals
Dr Sachin Navarange
West Suffolk Hospital
Dr Boby Sebastian