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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 ››

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 ››