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HCSA urges MRCS A review after exam issues hit JD members

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20 Nov 2020

HCSA has written to the Royal College of Surgeons calling for urgent action over the handling of recent MRCS Part A examinations which have caused significant distress for some members. Read more ››

Blog: As hospital doctors we must lead by example

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06 Nov 2020

Hospital staff have been working in unprecedented circumstances during the Covid-19 pandemic. Dr Bernhard Heidemann talks about the role and responsibility of hospital doctors in ensuring social distancing and safety guidelines are being adhered to. Read more ››

Concerns over new recruitment plans for specialty training

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03 Nov 2020

New recruitment plans for specialty training across the country could lead to applicants being 'stressed and confused' the HCSA said today. Read more ››

Blog: Why the NHS needs a Covid-19 rota 'dimmer switch'

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30 Oct 2020

General Secretary Paul Donaldson explains why HCSA is calling for a rota 'dimmer switch' to guard hospital NHS staff against burnout during the Covid-19 pandemic Read more ››

Mental Health First Aiders here to help members

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20 Oct 2020

HCSA has demonstrated its commitment to improving mental health in the workplace by offering ongoing training to staff. Read more ››

Calls to save a 'vital' union learning scheme

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20 Oct 2020

HCSA is supporting the TUC’s campaign to urge the government to reverse cuts to a ‘vital’ union learning scheme. Read more ››