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Join SASA to access exclusive benefits and the latest clinical and professional advances in anaesthesia.

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SASA is the national body representing the interests of all anaesthesia practitioners and their patients.

SASA engages with multiple stakeholders, both locally and internationally, to better inform the practice of safe, sustainable, high-quality, and ethical clinical care, guided by research and education within anaesthesia in South Africa.

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SASA Membership offers clinicians:

  • A platform for engagement and national membership advocacy on all issues affecting anaesthesia.
  • Access to experienced peer insight, support and review.
  • A discount on medico-legal indemnity fees from MPS.
  • Discounted congress, workshop, refresher course and educational event access both locally and internationally.
  • Free annual subscription to British Journal of Anaesthesia (BJA).
  • Regular updates on current affairs, stakeholder engagements and healthcare policies impacting anaesthesia.
  • Diverse and inclusive representation in all issues arising within the anaesthesia workplace.
  • The opportunity to optimise clinical and business practices through regular CPD programmes.
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Education Funds


Special Interest Groups


Delegates at Annual National Congress

SASA Invests In


  • Research Grants
    • Jan Pretorius Research Fund Grant
    • PHD Grant
  • Educational Grants
    • Rudolf Mononyane Scholarship sponsored by AbbVie and Augustine Medical
    • Pfizer British Medical Journal Research to Publication Grant
  • Online Education Platforms
    • Extended access to virtual events
  • Academic Department supplemental funding (disbursements)
  • Outreach programmes
    •  SAFE courses
  • Anaesthetic Nursing Development
    • Congress and Branch programmes and sponsorships
  • Leadership training and skills development
    • Mediation courses


Networking, innovating and growing the profession through:

  • Virtual events
  • Refresher courses
  • Workshops
  • Special Interest Groups and Regional Branch events
  • Town Hall Meetings
  • Annual National Congress

Stay informed


  • Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia
  • Weekly Newsletter
  • SASA Mobile App
  • Information Packs and Resources
  • Wellness Toolkits
  • Practice Guidelines
  • Position Statements
  • Private Practice Welcome Pack

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