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 ››

Covid-19: HCSA urges employers to put safety first for clinically vulnerable doctors

04 Nov 2020

HCSA has called on NHS employers to put safety first and ensure those doctors with underlying conditions are prioritised for home working amid a renewed surge in the Covid-19 pandemic. Read more ››

Member resource: HCSA releases template response for requests for repayment of Covid-19 wages

22 Sep 2020

HCSA has received worrying reports that Junior Doctors who worked emergency shifts throughout the Covid-19 first wave have subsequently been subject to attempts by employers to claw back payments. Read more ››

HCSA calls for rethink on 'diluted' infection control guidelines

16 Sep 2020

HCSA has called for an urgent rethink of England’s Covid-19 response in order to help prevent a second spike which could overwhelm hospitals. Read more ››