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Press statement: HCSA warns of risk to patient safety following GMC report

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27 Oct 2016

The Hospital Consultants & Specialists Association – the only professional association and trade union dedicated solely to hospital doctors – has warned today it is a matter of “when not if” patient safety suffers amid an ongoing squeeze on training time and rock-bottom… Read more ››

HCSA submission to the Lords NHS Sustainability Committee

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26 Oct 2016

The Hospital Consultants & Specialists Association has defended the principles of an NHS, free at the point of use and funded by general taxation, in its submission to the Lords NHS Sustainability Committee. Read more ››

Update on HCSA national recognition by NHS employers

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29 Sep 2016

In response to a number of queries from members on the status of the Hospital Consultants & Specialists Association in terms of NHS employer recognition, we have released the following statement Read more ››

TUC Congress backs HCSA call for action to halt the SPA squeeze

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13 Sep 2016

The Trades Union Congress has today overwhelmingly backed an HCSA call for NHS England to reverse the damaging squeeze on Hospital Consultants’ SPA time. Read more ››

Speech: HCSA warns of 'deplorable' squeeze on SPA time

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13 Sep 2016

TUC 2016: HCSA delegate Dr Paul Donaldson has spoken today in Brighton to move the association's motion on the ongoing squeeze on hospital consultants' SPA time. Full text. Read more ››

TUC delegates support HCSA push to end hospital doctor shortages

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13 Sep 2016

The Trades Union Congress in Brighton today endorsed HCSA calls for the TUC General Council “to do all it can” to highlight the ongoing shortfall in NHS hospital doctors and other clinical staff. Read more ››