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Covid-19 shielding doctors: HCSA is there for you, says President

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27 Jul 2020

HCSA has urged members in the most vulnerable “shielding” category for Covid-19 to get in touch if they are concerned about their work situation after 1st August, when current guidelines are scheduled to change in England, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Read more ››

Comment: 'It would be folly for government to ignore the warning signs on pay'

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27 Jul 2020

The long-term impact of pay decline is at last being acknowledged - but not yet by government, writes HCSA President Dr Claudia Paoloni. Read more ››

Junior doctors: Deadline approaching to claim your annual leave

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25 Jul 2020

HCSA Junior Doctors committee chair Dr Emma Cox has today reminded members in training grades in England that time is running out to assert their new rights on annual leave and take the opportunity to recuperate after a punishing few months. Read more ››

Government pay policy shows it is 'in denial' about scale of NHS staffing crisis, warn hospital doctors

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21 Jul 2020

HCSA has warned that the government is in a state of denial over the scale of the NHS staffing crisis in England after ministers unveiled a pay award which left low-wage junior doctors as the biggest losers. Read more ››

Pay award leaves junior doctors £850 worse off in damaging blow

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21 Jul 2020

HCSA - the hospital doctors’ union has warned that a generation of England’s junior doctors are being left behind on pay despite working tens of thousands of extra hours to deliver the Covid-19 response. Read more ››

HCSA releases new paper - Covid-19 Learning from the first wave

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29 Jun 2020

HCSA – the hospital doctors’ union has warned that the impact of the Covid-19 response on NHS staff could become the “greatest challenge of all” for the health service in months to come. Read more ››