Help & Advice

HCSA is the specialist professional association and trade union for all hospital doctors, from Foundation to Consultant grade. We provide expert and responsive advice and representation on the full range of matters arising from your employment – that is, any issue or problem which affects you at work, including:

  • Your contract of employment and related rights and duties
  • Your salary and allowances
  • Your job plan or job banding
  • The employment policies and procedures which apply to you eg grievances, disciplinary issues, and health and safety at work.
  • Equality and diversity issues
  • Whistleblowing
  • Bullying and harassment
  • Claims and actions which merit and require legal advice and representation.

Advice hotline: 01256 770999
Voicemail: 01256 771777
By email:


The way you access advice through this page is changing

HCSA is in the process of moving to a new back-office system which will mean changes to the way members access help and advice.

Our online help function has been temporarily removed as we transition to the new service. If you have previously asked for advice through this facility then our Advice team will follow up with you by email.

You can continue to access advice by emailing, via our 01256 770 999 hotline during office hours, or you can leave a voicemail at 01256 771 777.

I am very grateful as I got the best advice possible ”

HCSA member