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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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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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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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MAY 15/2020

Five Steps to Improving Your Mental Wellbeing

With life for everyone feeling a little crazy at the moment, maintaining your mental health and wellbeing is more important than ever. Luckily, NHS research suggests that there are steps we can all take to improve your mental health and wellbeing. With reflections from our very own mental health nurse and resident mental health blogger, Christopher Bye, here are five simple steps healthcare professionals can take to help make the most out of life at this challenging time...

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FEB 06/2020

Life Working on a Cruise Ship – Visiting the Caribbean

Interested in working on a cruise ship in the Caribbean? Discover what you can expect as a doctor, nurse or paramedic, including the best places to visit while off duty in the Caribbean.

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JAN 06/2020

Life Working on a Cruise Ship – Visiting Australia and New Zealand

Interested in working on a cruise ship? Discover what you can expect when you work on an Australia and New Zealand cruise, including the best places to visit in Australia and New Zealand.

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