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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 ››

STUC 2021: HCSA Scotland calls for action to protect NHS staff who raise safety concerns

20 Apr 2021

STUC 2021: HCSA Scotland has today led calls for greater action by the NHS and health boards to protect NHS staff who speak out on safety. Read more ››

HCSA joins forces with other unions to fight BME discrimination

16 Apr 2021

HCSA has expressed disappointment with a recent report on race and ethnic disparities which 'failed to address' the inequalities affecting ethnic minorities in the NHS. Read more ››

HCSA's statement on compulsory vaccinations

15 Apr 2021

This week it was revealed that some NHS Trusts may be planning to make vaccinations against Covid-19 a contractual requirement for all staff. HCSA believes a compulsory vaccination programme could be counterproductive. Read more ››


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