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Obituary: Robin Loveday - past president

03 Dec 2021

Winston Peters looks back on the life of past president Robin Loveday, much-loved consultant anaesthetist, sailor and 'gadget man' Read more ››

HCSA: Compulsory vaccination impact statement cause for concern

09 Nov 2021

HCSA has expressed “deep concern” at a government impact statement suggesting one in 20 NHS England staff could leave next April under plans to impose compulsory Covid-19 vaccination announced today. Read more ››

Black History Month - pioneering neurologist Dr Risien Russell

07 Oct 2021

This October, HCSA is marking Black History Month by shining a spotlight on black doctors who are unsung heroes of British history. This week we explore the contribution of Dr Risien Russell, who rose to become a top neurologist. Read more ››

Update on HCSA indicative ballot on pay

22 Sep 2021

HCSA is currently coordinating with other health unions following the closure of our indicative ballot which asked members for their views on strike action and action short of a strike. Read more ››

TUC 2021: HCSA wins backing for probe into NHS 'institutional racism'

13 Sep 2021

HCSA today won backing from the annual trade union parliament for its stance calling for an independent review into the ethnicity pay gap in medicine rather than mere “lip service”. Read more ››

HCSA calls for action on ‘glass ceiling’ for ethnic minority and women doctors, in light of striking new data

02 Sep 2021

HCSA has called for urgent action on ethnicity and gender pay gaps in medicine, as data lays bare the severe disadvantages faced by ethnic minority and women surgeons in the NHS. Read more ››