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HCSA announces first ever Northern Ireland strike ballot

07 Jun 2024

HCSA has announced plans for its first ever ballot of consultant and SAS members in Northern Ireland on strike action over pay. Read more ››

HCSA launches pay consultation of consultant and SAS members in Northern Ireland

21 May 2024

HCSA is asking consultant and SAS doctors members in Northern Ireland whether they would be willing to take industrial action over pay. Read more ››

HCSA warns doctors will be punished due to regulatory weakness around associate professionals

20 May 2024

HCSA has warned proposed rules for regulating medical associate professionals (MAPs) will see doctors punished unfairly, risk patient safety and hand employers a “blank cheque” on their deployment in hospitals. Read more ››

HCSA warns safety whistleblowers being targeted by Employer Playbook

02 May 2024

HCSA has today warned that hospital doctors who speak up on safety are targeted by a systematic employer “playbook” designed to silence or remove them. Read more ››

HCSA launches fresh reballot of junior doctors in England

29 Apr 2024

Today, HCSA – the hospital doctors’ union has opened a fresh ballot of junior doctors in England in the ongoing pay dispute. If successful, this will extend the right to strike for another six months until December 2024. Read more ››

Closure of NHS Practitioner Health to hospital staff in England: HCSA statement

15 Apr 2024

Following pressure from united hospital staff, NHS Practitioner Health will be extended for 12 months to new and existing patients. Read HCSA's original statement on the planned cuts. Read more ››