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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 ››

Updated guidance for members published

23 Mar 2020

HCSA has today published upated Covid-19 guidance for members on PPE, your rights if you have a health condition, being redeployed and being instructed to work additional hours. Read more ››

Hospital doctors urge supermarket chains to kick off NHS priority service

20 Mar 2020

The President of HCSA, the professional association and trade union for hospital doctors, has today written to the UK’s supermarket chief executives calling for urgent special measures to support NHS shift workers who are struggling to secure essential groceries. Read more ››

ACCEA suspends 2020 National CEAs process

20 Mar 2020

The Advisory Committee on Clinical Excellence Awards (ACCEA), the awarding body for National CEAs, has today confirmed that it has suspended the application process for the 2020 award round following joint lobbying by HCSA, the BMA and employer bodies. Read more ››