As a preferred supplier of nursing staff, Medacs Healthcare's South Africa team was invited to attend the International Kangaroo Care Awareness Day in May 2013.
The government has announced a £5 billion budget to improve training and the development of health staff for a more efficient service. Under the mandate to Health Education England, which has been set up to highlight the importance of NHS training and education, it is hoped the plans will ensure a more multidisciplinary workforce is equipped to operate in both hospitals and the community. Indeed, plans are afoot to try encourage around half of student nurses to carry out community placements as part of their training by March 2015.
Consultant in podiatric surgery and spokesman for the Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists, Michael O'Neill, offers advice for podiatrists trying to further their careers.
Locum doctors are among the many licensed physicians required to go through revalidation every five years in order to be able to continue to practice. Launched in December last year, revalidation was designed to create a more robust health service. It is aimed at ensuring every doctor is fit for practice, helping to raise patients' trust in the service. Doctors taking on agency shifts in addition to their normal workload are in an interesting position...
Working as a locum pharmacist, via an NHS-approved recruitment agency, you will have the chance to work in a variety of settings and with a broad range of patients to help develop your experience, widen your horizons and determine where you would like to be working in a few years' time.
The UAE offers a wealth of opportunities for healthcare professionals who want to experience a new culture and state of the art facilities, supported by a thriving ex-pat community. A family oriented society, where crime rates are low, the UAE is a popular destination for doctors, nurses and healthcare specialists looking for international experience.
A brief glance at managing patients with BPD
Diagnosticians are tasked with accurately reading a patient's symptoms so the source of their ailment can be treated as soon as possible. Early diagnosis and treatment is often paramount for a full-recovery from life-threatening and uncommon diseases. However, it can be difficult for diagnosticians to determine between a most-likely condition and a more unusual illness. If a diagnostician cannot immediately identify a patient's problem, they will need to know where to refer them or what tests to recommend to uncover the source of the symptoms...
A quick overview of how to be a good carer
Working in the healthcare recruitment industry, we’ve come across hundreds, if not thousands of healthcare CVs from various medical and surgical professions, many of which were highly readable and well structured, whilst others could have done more to impress. It’s important to remember that when submitting your CV, it’s likely that the person reviewing your e-mail or documentation has received a high volume of RGN, RMN or HCA applications for similar positions, so you need to ensure that yours stands out above all the rest...
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