The UK Government made an announcement in February that will change international recruitment practices and see the UK promote ethical, fair and sustainable overseas recruitment within health and social care. This new code of practice is believed to help the UK reach its target of 50,000 additional nurses and an extra 50 million GP appointments by 2024. So, what does this news mean for future international recruitment?
It’s no secret that working on the frontline can trigger many mental health and wellbeing concerns. When your work is focused on caring for others, particularly in these challenging times, it’s all the more important that you feel able to speak openly about your own mental health, and be able to access help and support when you need it. This is why we are launching our online support portal for professionals across the health and social care sector. We spoke to Candidate Engagement Manager Laura Dugdale to find out more.
We are delighted to announce that Medacs Healthcare is working as a strategic partner with Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust and Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and Berkshire West Integrated Care System to assist in building a workforce for the National Vaccination Programme.
The UK Government has updated its guidance on coronavirus testing for essential workers. Find out more.
We urgently require A&E and ICU nurses to work in hospitals across the North West of England. Can you step forward?
As a healthcare professional, it is important that you keep informed on the evolving situation around coronavirus. Visit our information hub for up to date guidance and links.
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.
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.
As an agency nurse, you should be able to carry out your duties without having to worry about your finances. That’s why we are delighted to unveil our Agency Nursing Pay Rates and Payment Guide, an in-depth look at finance options available to UK agency nurses.
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