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NOV 23/2020

Philippines Recruitment Ban Lifted

On Saturday the Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte officially ended travel restrictions for Filipino healthcare workers, allowing the NHS to restart recruiting from the region. 

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NOV 19/2020

In The Spotlight: Your Mental Health and Wellbeing with The Joyful Doctor

Exposure to stress, anxiety and trauma has never been more widespread during the Covid-19 pandemic, we spoke with Dr Caroline Walker and Dr Katya Miles from The Joyful Doctor  to discuss how you can take care of your mental health and wellbeing during the pandemic. 

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NOV 17/2020

Protecting BME and at-risk workers

Medacs Healthcare’s non-discriminatory risk assessment approach considered to be ‘best practice’ in COVID-19 protection for vulnerable NHS workers.    Following research and concerns raised by agency workers, government and public health have reiterated that agencies must conduct robust risk assessments for vulnerable workers, particularly staff from black and minority ethnic backgrounds (BME)...

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SEP 24/2020

Appraisal and Revalidation for Doctors – What’s Changed?

In March 2020, appraisal, revalidation and associated activities were suspended for the majority of doctors in the UK due to the COVID-19 global pandemic. Find out more about how the processes are changing ahead of the reintroduction of appraisals and revalidation.

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SEP 24/2020

Kick-Starting Overseas Recruitment

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on overseas recruitment for the NHS. Discover how we’re boosting NHS staff numbers with new overseas recruits, working faster than ever to get doctors and nurses into the UK.

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AUG 25/2020

So You’re Thinking of Becoming a Care Worker?

So you’re thinking of becoming a care worker? Discover what skills and qualities you’ll need to become a first-rate care worker and what roles you’ll undertake in your new career. 

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AUG 20/2020

Identifying and Preventing Elderly Malnutrition - How Can Homecare Workers Help?

Malnutrition is a real issue in the UK. It's estimated that around one in ten people over the age of 65 are malnourished or are at risk of malnutrition. So who is at risk and what can we do in Homecare to aid prevention? 

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AUG 11/2020

Why Your Business Should Consider Arranging Flu Vaccinations for Staff Now

Did you know that flu is estimated to cost the UK economy £29 billion every year? It can affect businesses of all sizes, causing staff absences of up to three weeks per person. Find out how to protect your business this winter.

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AUG 06/2020

Four Reasons That Used to Put me off the Idea of Working as a Locum Doctor

Interested in working as a locum doctor but not sure if it’s for you? One of our current doctors used to have doubts about locum work; discover what made him change his mind. 

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JUN 22/2020

Life As A PIP Assessor: Interviews With Three Nurses

Working as a healthcare professional can be rewarding, but what if you fancy taking your career in another direction? One route to consider is that of a Personal Independent Payment (PIP) assessor. 

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