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NOV 15/2019

Locum Doctors Present a Higher Patient Risk: Myth Challenged in New Research

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.

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NOV 12/2019

Keep Up To Date: NHS Patient Safety Alerts

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.

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NOV 01/2019

Medacs Healthcare Doctor Receives MBE

A Medacs Healthcare locum doctor has been awarded an MBE after being named in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

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OCT 23/2019

Don’t Put it Off, Get Your Flu Jab Today!

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...

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OCT 15/2019

Medacs Healthcare Wins New Nursing Managed Service Contract with Lancashire Teaching Hospitals

We are delighted to announce an exclusive nursing managed service contract win with Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. 

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SEP 18/2019

Medacs Healthcare Gains West Midlands Stronghold with Multiple Tier One Locum Agency Supply Status’

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.

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AUG 30/2019

New GMC Learning Materials Available to Doctors for Revalidation

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. 

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AUG 30/2019

Updates to GMC Insurance and Indemnity Guidance

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.

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AUG 29/2019

Cyber Security for Doctors, Nurses and AHPs

We provide an update on the risks healthcare professionals face online and how to protect yourself from cyber criminals. 

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JUL 05/2019

New Staff Bank Framework Award for MGG member Litmus Solutions

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).  

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