Guidance for appointments to associate specialist and specialty doctor posts

Reference: 
RCR(15)5
Date: 
2015
Review Date: 
2018

The specialty doctor grade allows specialty doctors to contribute to service delivery and patient care within a defined specialty as a member of the multidisciplinary team, while ensuring access to opportunities for career development and acquisition of new competencies. The recommendations in this document should be implemented for all doctors working in specialty doctor posts and be reflected in job advertisements and person specifications.