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LCEA 2020-21: Awards to be distributed equally due to Covid-19

28 Apr 2020

HCSA, NHS Employers and the BMA have agreed to halt the normal 2020-21 Local Clinical Excellence Awards round in England due to the current exceptional circumstances presented by the Covid-19 pandemic. Read more ››

Know your rights: member briefing on PPE safety

24 Apr 2020

HCSA has issued a new member briefing on PPE safety to assist front-line doctors who may face extremely difficult decisions or believe employers are flouting safety guidelines. Read more ››

HCSA advice to members performing CPR on potential or confirmed Covid-19 patients

23 Apr 2020

HCSA has issued advice to members performing CPR on potential or known Covid-19 patients to comply with PPE guidance issued by the Resuscitation Council UK. Read more ››

Covid-19 PPE: Those responsible must be held accountable for 'abject failure'

18 Apr 2020

HCSA has called for those responsible for the current PPE crisis to be held accountable for their 'abject failure' to protect front-line staff Read more ››

Hospital Doctors accuse government of betrayal over PPE shortages safety guidance

17 Apr 2020

HCSA has issued the following statement in response to new Public Health England guidance for "acute PPE shortages" Read more ››

HCSA issues renewed call for urgent death in service resolution

16 Apr 2020

HCSA has today repeated its call for all NHS staff to be provided with enhanced death in service cover during the Covid-19 outbreak – four weeks after it first urged the government to introduce the measure. Read more ››