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Press release: HCSA urges U-turn on chaotic vaccine delay plans

31 Dec 2020

HCSA – the hospital doctors’ union has urged hospitals to deliver the vital second dose of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine within 28 days as planned following an “ill-thought-out” policy U-turn which leaves vulnerable staff in limbo. Read more ››

Christmas and New Year opening and support hours

24 Dec 2020

HCSA will be on hand to support members over the Christmas and new year, but hours and services will change. Read more ››

Pensions: Time is running out to reclaim 2019-20 Annual Allowance charges

18 Dec 2020

HCSA pensions lead Dr Sarah Tennant warns that time is running out fast to lodge your claim for the government scheme to repay your 19/20 Annual Allowance tax charge. Read more ››

HCSA urges government rethink of Covid Christmas relaxation

15 Dec 2020

HCSA has warned that failure to reverse plans for a Christmas Covid loosening will leave the NHS, patients and staff facing a "truly gruesome winter". Read more ››

Gender Pay Gap report released: 'Now let's get the job done', says HCSA President

15 Dec 2020

HCSA has called on the NHS and government to “roll up their sleeves” and get the job done as it welcomed the publication of the long-awaited Gender Pay Gap in Medicine report in which the union played an active role. Read more ››

President's view: We need more than warm words to avert a post-Covid staff crisis

01 Dec 2020

Hospital doctors are growing used to praise, but words without action cannot avert a post-Covid staffing crisis, writes Dr Claudia Paoloni. Read more ››