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HCSA warns of vital specialist skills being lost as hundreds of anaesthetists face job losses this summer

13 May 2021

HCSA has said the move to drop almost 700 anaesthetists from the NHS training scheme is 'risky and illogical'. Read more ››

The impact of Covid-19 on the way we work

11 May 2021

The Covid-19 pandemic has affected all of our lives in many different ways. Pauline Paxton, national officer for Scotland and Northern Ireland talks about how using technology to communicate is effective, but is no replacement for personal contact with members. Read more ››

Wales hospital doctors urge political parties to deliver on pay pledge in face of ‘cliff edge’ on staffing

03 May 2021

Hospital doctors’ union HCSA Wales / Cymru has urged the next government to uphold a pledge to honour commitments on pay to avoid a post-pandemic cliff edge on medical staffing. Read more ››

Scotland hospital doctors warn political parties against complacency on post-Covid ‘cliff edge’ on staffing

03 May 2021

Hospital doctors’ union HCSA Scotland has warned that the country faces a post-pandemic cliff edge on medical staffing as the impact of Covid compounds issues of vacancies, falling pay and morale. Read more ››

Advice: Avoiding social media dangers

22 Apr 2021

Hospital Doctors are increasingly using social media and smartphone apps to connect. It pays to be informed on the risks, explains MPS legal adviser Dr James Thorpe Read more ››


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