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Advice: Avoiding social media dangers

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22 Apr 2021

Hospital Doctors are increasingly using social media and smartphone apps to connect. It pays to be informed on the risks, explains MPS legal adviser Dr James Thorpe Read more ››

STUC 2021: HCSA Scotland calls for action to protect NHS staff who raise safety concerns

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20 Apr 2021

STUC 2021: HCSA Scotland has today led calls for greater action by the NHS and health boards to protect NHS staff who speak out on safety. Read more ››

HCSA joins forces with other unions to fight BME discrimination

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16 Apr 2021

HCSA has expressed disappointment with a recent report on race and ethnic disparities which 'failed to address' the inequalities affecting ethnic minorities in the NHS. Read more ››

HCSA's statement on compulsory vaccinations

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15 Apr 2021

This week it was revealed that some NHS Trusts may be planning to make vaccinations against Covid-19 a contractual requirement for all staff. HCSA believes a compulsory vaccination programme could be counterproductive. Read more ››

NHS overseas workers day shines a spotlight on uncertainty

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26 Mar 2021

HCSA was proud to support the first ever Overseas NHS Workers Day on March 5th to help celebrate the extraordinary contributions made by international staff during the pandemic. Read more ››

Buying local - should we be prioritising healthcare products from the UK?

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15 Mar 2021

The UK regularly buys healthcare products from overseas but given the economic scenario we face, it makes sense to prioritise UK manufacturers and suppliers, writes orthopaedic surgeon Harish Parmar. Read more ››