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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 ››

Christmas and New Year opening and support hours

24 Dec 2020

HCSA will be on hand to support members over the Christmas and new year, but hours and services will change. Read more ››

Pensions: Time is running out to reclaim 2019-20 Annual Allowance charges

18 Dec 2020

HCSA pensions lead Dr Sarah Tennant warns that time is running out fast to lodge your claim for the government scheme to repay your 19/20 Annual Allowance tax charge. Read more ››

HCSA urges government rethink of Covid Christmas relaxation

15 Dec 2020

HCSA has warned that failure to reverse plans for a Christmas Covid loosening will leave the NHS, patients and staff facing a "truly gruesome winter". Read more ››


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