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Delay to partial retirement rules in the NHS a massive own goal for government

22 Mar 2023

NHS Pensions Expert Graham Crossley on delays to plans to allow "partial retirement". Read more ››

BUDGET UPDATE: Chancellor announces pensions tax changes in big step forward for HCSA members

15 Mar 2023

Hospital consultants and specialists have achieved a big step forward in our campaign to press Chancellor Jeremy Hunt to fix the “national scandal” of pensions tax driving senior doctors from the NHS. Read more ››

Guidance on strike days for Consultants and SAS doctors

27 Feb 2023

This guidance has been produced in the context of strike action by junior doctors from HCSA and other unions. Read more ››

HCSA hospital doctors add more dates to first strike in history

24 Feb 2023

Junior Doctors in HCSA – the hospital doctors’ union has announced further walkout dates in March as part of the first strike in the union’s history. The period of action will now begin at 06:59 on the 13th March and end at 06:59 on the 16th of March. Read more ››

HCSA hospital doctors to strike for first time in history on 15th March

20 Feb 2023

HCSA hospital doctors to strike for first time in history on 15th March Read more ››

HCSA warns planned pensions reforms won't halt Consultant exodus

02 Feb 2023

HCSA has urged the government to strengthen planned changes to hospital doctors’ pension rules, warning they do not go far enough to prevent the NHS haemorrhaging Consultants or seeing them cut back on work. Read more ››