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HCSA - the hospital doctors’ union is the only professional association and union dedicated solely to hospital doctors, wherever they are in their career. We pride ourselves on offering an expert personalised service representing and advising all grades in the UK and Channel Islands, both in the NHS and Private sectors. Medical students on a recognised course can also join as a Student Associate.

A professional association and union for hospital doctors.

  • All postgraduate hospital doctors can apply.
  • We take part in national negotiations on your pay, terms and conditions.
  • Benefits include: advice, support, a free ½-hour legal consultation and reduced rate legal services.
  • Membership costs between £41 and £340 a year.
Main Trades
Health - private sector
Health - public sector
Male 2,247 | Female 944 | Total 3,191
Employers represented include:

NHS Trusts, Health Boards, Private Practice

General secretary
Dr Paul Donaldson
Cost of membership

Full Annual: £340

Full Monthly: £29

ST/CT/Clinical Fellow Annual: £135

ST/CT/Clinical Fellow Monthly: £11.50

Foundation Annual: £50

Foundation Monthly: £4.50

Student Associate: Free

Membership benefits

Members of HCSA - The Hospital Doctors' Union are backed by a trade union that has decades of experience representing hospital doctors and a widely respected track record of workplace support.

All members of HCSA benefit from:

  • Personalised advice & support from our experienced and fully trained team
  • Negotiation & representation in the workplace and nationally
  • A free personal injury service (inside or outside of work)
  • A free ½ hour legal consultation
  • Reduced rate legal services: Conveyancing/property; will-writing, tax planning and estates and trusts; family and matrimonial legal service
  • Free contract checking service

1 Kingsclere Road



RG25 3JA

01256 770999
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