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Covid-19: Scottish boards reminded of 'moral and statutory' duty to protect staff

14 Apr 2020

The Scottish Government has today written to all NHS boards underlining their “moral and statutory duty” to protect employees” and urging them to review wellbeing practices as the Covid-19 pandemic unfolds. Read more ››

‘There can be no return to wage restraint’ after Covid-19, HCSA warns

09 Apr 2020

HCSA has warned against any return to national pay restraint for NHS doctors currently working on the front lines to beat the Covid-19 crisis. Read more ››

HCSA President seeks answers on Junior Doctor Covid-19 agreement

07 Apr 2020

HCSA President Dr Claudia Paoloni has written to NHS Employers to seek assurances following the issuing of a joint statement on junior doctor terms and conditions, which sets aside vital contractual safeguards while the NHS responds to Covid-19. Read more ››

Covid-19 Resource updates 6th April 2020

06 Apr 2020

HCSA has updated its Frequently Asked Questions section based on queries from members on a range of topics. Read more ››

HCSA requests urgent strengthening of PPE guidelines

27 Mar 2020

HCSA President Dr Claudia Paoloni wrote to Public Health England last night (Thursday) to warn that current personal protective equipment guidance is not enough to protect hospital doctors amid the threat posed by asymptomatic patients with Covid-19. Read more ››

HCSA: PHE guidelines insufficient to protect hospital workers

26 Mar 2020

HCSA's new Council agreed last night that Public Health England's current PPE guidelines are insufficient and to press for greater protection on behalf of our members and colleagues in hospitals. Read more ››