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JUN 29/2021

Occupational Health Advice for Employers on Long COVID

If your workers have been or are currently absent due to COVID or Long COVID, it is important to act now to ensure you have the right Occupational Health process in place, including clear plans on how to manage conversations with the employee while they are off, and their eventual return to work.

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APR 28/2021

Working For the NHS - A Great Career Choice

Do you want to work in the UK for the National Health Service - NHS?The NHS offers fantastic salary and relocation packages, with full visa sponsorship for you and your family. At Medacs Healthcare we will provide you with a dedicated consultant and onboarding specialist will support you. We will help you settle into life in the UK as quickly as possible. The NHS offers excellent career development programs including support with CESR programs, study leave, pension, plus a generous annual leave allowance. You can find plenty of culture in the UK, which is why many people choose to live here.

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MAR 09/2021

IR35: Are You In or Out?

For agency nurses and locum doctors, attempting to decipher the rules surrounding IR35 can be confusing. And when your primary concerns are tending to those in your care, the last thing you need to worry about is a run-in with Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) regarding your IR35 status. On 6 April 2021, the UK government will be extending the IR35 rules to include the private sector. To make your IR35 status clear, we have created a simple, helpful guide. On 6 April 2021, the UK government will be extending the IR35 rules to include the private sector. To make your IR35 status clear, we have created a simple, helpful guide. 

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FEB 09/2021

Covid-19 Vaccine – Protecting Our Heroes

The introduction of a vaccine has provided a light at the end of this dark tunnel, so to help you prepare yourself for receiving the vaccination, we spoke to our Director of Clinical Governance Anne Anderson to give us all the information you might need around the benefits, and side effects, as well as providing you with all the important information you require.

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DEC 11/2020

Working in Blackpool - An interview with agency nurse Brenda Ndebele

Agency Nurse Brenda tells us why she enjoys picking up block bookings in Blackpool and her experience of working with Medacs Healthcare. 

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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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