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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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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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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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AUG 26/2015

Responsive site upgrade

We're pleased to announce the upgrade of the Medacs.com website, which opens up the opportunity to navigate through the website on your mobile or tablet device.

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OCT 16/2014

New locum doctors career centre

Following on from last months' announcement about our 'career support' package for our doctors, we are pleased to announce our online locum doctors career centre is now up and running.  Click here to access our doctors career centre .

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OCT 16/2014

Medacs Healthcare Ebola Virus Guidance

Medacs Healthcare would like to draw your attention to  the current Public Health England guidance in relation to the Ebola Virus. Please click here to keep up to date with the latest developments. In addition, we have created some supporting guidance in relation to Healthcare/Care workers working through Medacs Healthcare. What is Ebola? The Ebola virus causes an acute, serious illness which is often fatal if untreated...

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SEP 19/2014

Medacs Healthcare Launch Career Support Package for Doctors

Medacs Healthcare are delighted to announce our fantastic new ‘career support’ package for locum doctors. Working in partnership with BMA Careers, we are now able to offer our locum doctors access to free and heavily discounted CPD accredited courses, along with one months’ free BMA membership.

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