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Budget 2021: Lifetime allowance freeze risks exodus of senior Consultants

03 Mar 2021

HCSA - the hospital doctors’ union has today called for urgent action on medical pay to avert an NHS exodus over the Chancellor’s five-year freeze on the pensions lifetime allowance. Read more ››

Blog: Battling the bullies

12 Feb 2021

Bullying in the NHS continues to be a problem and the Covid-19 pandemic has created an even more pressurised environment for hospital doctors, writes HCSA National Officer Rob Quick Read more ››

HCSA joins call for emergency legal protections for hospital doctors

16 Jan 2021

HCSA - the hospital doctors’ union has urged the Government to introduce emergency legislation to give greater legal protection for healthcare staff treating patients with Covid-19. Read more ››

Hospital staff being treated as 'guinea pigs' due to risky Covid vaccine delay

12 Jan 2021

Medically vulnerable NHS hospital staff are being put at risk as guinea pigs in an involuntary “clinical trial” due to second doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine being withheld, HCSA the hospital doctors’ union has warned. Read more ››

Press release: HCSA urges U-turn on chaotic vaccine delay plans

31 Dec 2020

HCSA – the hospital doctors’ union has urged hospitals to deliver the vital second dose of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine within 28 days as planned following an “ill-thought-out” policy U-turn which leaves vulnerable staff in limbo. Read more ››


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