New research by the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine challenges the widespread perception that locum doctors present a greater risk to patients than their permanent counterparts. We asked our own Head of Clinical Services, Anne Anderson what her thoughts are on this news.
All healthcare professionals working within the NHS have a duty to regularly make themselves aware of Patient Safety Alerts issued via the Central Alerting System. NHS Patient Safety Alerts are published via the NHS Improvement website to alert all healthcare professionals to recent updates and changes in the NHS and improve patient safety.
A Medacs Healthcare locum doctor has been awarded an MBE after being named in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours List.
As a front line healthcare professional, you're more likely to be exposed to flu. Vaccinating not only prevents you from contracting the virus, but it also protects your patients and reduces the strain on the healthcare system. Why should you get a flu jab? It has been estimated that up to one in four healthcare workers may become infected with flu due to repetitive exposure to the virus. This alarming statistic means that it is imperative that you get immunised sooner, rather than later...
We are delighted to announce an exclusive nursing managed service contract win with Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
Medacs Healthcare are proud to announce the tier one status on the preferred supplier list (PSL) to multiple trusts in the West Midlands, offering locum doctors first choice on all agency shifts.
Following the publication of the GMC’s ‘The Reflective Practitioner Guidance’ in September 2018, learning materials have been published by the GMC to support doctors engaging in revalidation about how to reflect as part of their practice.
The GMC has recently updated their insurance and indemnity guidance to remind doctors that their policy should cover their full range of medical practice in the UK.
We provide an update on the risks healthcare professionals face online and how to protect yourself from cyber criminals.
We are delighted to announce that Litmus Workforce Solutions, a member of the Medacs Global Group family of companies, has been awarded a place on the new CCS Staff Bank Framework (RM6158 Flexible Resource Pool).
Locum Doctors Present a Higher Patient Risk: Myth Challenged in New Research
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