SAS regional representatives

The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) SAS Regional Representative Network has been created to ensure that SAS doctors’ needs, views and interests are represented within the regional teams and to increase their active involvement with the RCP.

SAS lead

Dr Waleed Arshad, associate specialist in cardiology and honorary clinical senior lecturer

Homerton University Hospital, Homerton Row, London, E9 6SR

Current representatives 

Cymru (Wales)

Dr Jacob Daniel, associate specialist in care of the elderly

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board


Dr Khalifa Boukadida, specialty doctor in orthogeriatrics

South End University Hospital, Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex, SS0 0RY

Kent, Surrey and Sussex

Dr Krystyna Darasz, associate specialist in cardiology

Royal Surrey County Hospital, Guildford, Surrey, GU4 7JG

London Central and North East

Dr Parameswaran Nair Sashidharan, associate specialist in sexual health

Homerton University Hospital, Homerton Row, London, E9 6SR

London North West

Dr Ihab Ramzy, specialty doctor in cardiology and honorary clinical senior lecturer

London North West Healthcare University NHS Trust, Harrow, Middlesex, HA13UJ

London South

Dr Shah Tauzeeh, associate specialist in general internal medicine with special interest in elderly care, stroke and orthogeriatric rehabilitation

Edgware Community Hospital, HA8 0AD


Dr Neil Ashworth, County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust, SAS tutor

North Western

Dr Fahad Yousaf, senior specialty doctor in cardiology

East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust, Royal Blackburn Teaching Hospital, Haslingden Road, Blackburn, BB2 3HH

Oxford and Thames Valley

Dr Chinnaya Asari Thiyagarajan, associate specialist in spinal injuries

National Spinal Injuries Centre, Stoke Mandeville Hospital, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, JP21 8AL


Dr Sarah Mungall, associate specialist in respiratory medicine

Bristol Royal Infirmary, Upper Maudlin St, Bristol, BS2 8HW


Dr Manoharan Santhaling, specialty doctor in cardiology

Mid Yorkshire NHS Trust, Pinderfields Hospital, Aberford Road, Wakefield, WF1 4DG