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A day to recognise the commitment of our Overseas NHS workers

05 Mar 2021

HCSA is proud to be supporting the first ever Overseas NHS workers day, dedicated to those who have migrated to the UK to join the frontline fight against Covid-19. Read more ››

HCSA warns of 'catastrophic' impact on the NHS as low morale could lead to a mass exodus of experienced doctors

05 Mar 2021

HCSA - the hospital doctors’ union today warned that a number of recent Government measures could result in burnt out doctors leaving the profession early, with dire implications for the NHS. Read more ››

Budget 2021: Lifetime allowance freeze risks exodus of senior Consultants

03 Mar 2021

HCSA - the hospital doctors’ union has today called for urgent action on medical pay to avert an NHS exodus over the Chancellor’s five-year freeze on the pensions lifetime allowance. Read more ››

Blog: Battling the bullies

12 Feb 2021

Bullying in the NHS continues to be a problem and the Covid-19 pandemic has created an even more pressurised environment for hospital doctors, writes HCSA National Officer Rob Quick Read more ››

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 ››