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Celebrating the NHS’s best kept secrets
14/05/2021

Both AHP and HCSs have played a vital role in the pandemic so far and we’ve been proud to support that effort.

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Re-energise our nurses with flexible working – International Nurses Day 2021
12/05/2021

My experience was unique, but you will see it time and time again in the NHS and around the world. It is just one of millions being remembered and celebrated on today’s International Nurses Day

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Mental Health Awareness Week
11/05/2021

This week is Mental Health Awareness week and our partners, Rethink Mental Illness have created The ‘5 Ways to Wellbeing’ - a set of pillars which are key to improving our mental health.

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Adding Assignment Codes to NHSP:Online
22/04/2021

From April 2021 all users who have access to the NHSP:Online portal can now add assignment codes to candidate profiles.

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NHS Professionals and Doctors Direct healthcare professionals donate £25,245 to Rethink Mental Illness as part of new initiative
24/03/2021

NHS Professionals (NHSP) and Doctors Direct (part of NHS Professionals) have recently partnered with the charity, Rethink Mental Illness, to help highlight the importance of positive mental health, as well as signposting access to expert advice, support, and resources for their 160,000+ healthcare professionals.

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Offering flexibility for our doctors
12/03/2021

While ‘doctoring’ might be a vocation for many, doctors deserve the same balance and quality of life as everyone else.

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What does flexibility mean to you?
12/03/2021

Right now the NHS is benefiting from a huge increase in the amount of healthcare workers who have re-joined the frontline. There’s a wave of interest to join the NHS and we need to ride that wave to help support the continued response to COVID-19 and the recovery.

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Offering locum doctors a sense of belonging
12/02/2021

Providing our Doctors Direct members with this sense of family and belonging is such a key part of my role, and the element in which I find the most job satisfaction. Building these crucial relationships, understanding specific needs and recognising and highlighting the difference this group of doctors make to the NHS is something I strive to do every day.

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The importance of belonging for flexible workers in healthcare
12/02/2021

I have been a registered nurse since 2009, with a wide variety of experience working in sexual health and medical research, as well as at the CQC and before that, at the Environment Agency. Now, in my clinical governance role at NHS Professionals, I largely deal with the business of maintaining clinical standards.

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Top Employer for 2021
28/01/2021

NHS Professionals (NHSP) are pleased to announce that we have been named as a Top Employer for 2021 (UK and Ireland) by the Top Employers Institute.

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Supporting our doctors and Trusts through the pandemic
14/01/2021

Not surprisingly, and like most of my colleagues in the NHS, COVID-19 has dominated my year. In March, we asked healthcare professionals to Stand Up, Step Forward and Save Lives and the response we received was beyond all expectations. The volume of people that answered our call was incredible. For Doctors Direct it came with its own complexities.

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The importance of support
14/01/2021

After nearly a decade in healthcare recruitment, I thought I was prepared for pretty much anything. Then I joined NHS Professionals in May 2020 in the middle of a global pandemic. Since that point, it has been a rollercoaster of a year, with demand for non-clinical flexible workers fluctuating enormously. I am incredibly proud of how my team has responded to this uncertainty and change, and how we have maintained quality through periods of high demand, working hard to consistently support our partner NHS Trusts and Bank members.

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Maintaining resilience during a pandemic
01/12/2020

In early 2020, the pandemic was expected to be a sprint for the NHS.

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The importance of resilience in the NHS right now
01/12/2020

Resilience is needed in the NHS now more than ever – at an individual, organisational and systemic level. We all need to work together to prepare for, respond to and adapt to both ongoing change and major unexpected disruptions. This is not just about surviving, it’s about minimising crises and identifying improvements, both personally and professionally.

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Join the Covid-19 Vaccine Team with NHS Professionals
20/11/2020

As part of the ongoing fight against Covid-19, NHS Professionals, working with NHS England, have launched a new recruitment drive as part of the National Vaccination Programme.

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Right doctors, right job, right time
10/11/2020

Covid-19 has firmly put the NHS to the test on its ability to flex and adapt in a crisis. Health professionals have gone above and beyond to save lives and keep patients safe – a commitment that has been recognised by the whole nation. This pandemic has necessitated a very rapid response from the health service – one that’s been, to a large degree, powered by a flexible workforce of locum doctors stepping up with a timely, diverse mix of professional expertise.

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Award Winning Innovation from NHS Professionals
21/10/2020

NHS Professionals are thrilled to have won the TIARA Recruitment Award for Innovation!

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Now is the time for flexible workers
15/10/2020

As a workforce on the frontline against Covid-19, the NHS has been recognised country-wide, from weekly clapping to colourful window posters of thanks. What’s less visible, and not often recognised, is the tireless contribution made to the health service by flexible workers.

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Nicola McQueen "Its ok to be uneven: My top tips for finding your own work-life balance in 2020."
06/10/2020

2020 is definitely going to be a year that no one will forget. But with recent developments, many of us will now have to continue to work from home, or in unfamiliar locations and settings.

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CANDI
02/09/2020

From 28th February 2021 Agency Worker Compliance information will be a mandatory requirement. Any agency supplying temporary staffing to Camden and Islington ...

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SCREAM IF YOU WANT TO GO FASTER!
02/09/2020

Today I celebrate my first-year anniversary since I took on the role of CEO at NHS Professionals.

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The International Health Service
19/08/2020

Working in healthcare, recruitment and with the NHS over the last 20 years has taught me quite a few things: The pride that healthcare professionals take in their work, the challenges our health service face

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Leadership Support Sessions hosted by Florence Nightingale Foundation (FNF)
11/08/2020

Interested in developing and broadening your leadership skills? Keen to learn new leadership techniques?

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A CEO’s Reflection: My Top 5 Leadership Tactics through CV-19. Part Two.
31/07/2020

Of course, every business and every CEO is different but, if like me, you saw yourself navigating into a never-before-seen landscape, trying to keep you and your team together, all while riding this imaginary rollercoaster, then I hope you can find some of my learnings useful.

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A CEO’s Reflection On Leading Into The Unknown And Out The Other Side.
29/07/2020

Never before in my career have I known anything like the last few months ...

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Nicola McQueen, CEO, on Black Lives Matter "What I am doing as a CEO Is Not Enough"
08/07/2020

I’ve taken more time than I usually would to enter the conversation on #BLM. And it’s not because I am scared or afraid or trying to avoid it. Rather it’s been the opposite.

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We are not in the same boat: Why kindness matters more than ever this Mental Health Awareness Week
20/05/2020

We are not in the same boat: Why kindness matters more than ever this Mental Health Awareness Week

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Stronger together. Join the Virtual Frontline.
04/05/2020

NHS Professionals is proud to be supporting the NHS and Public Health England in its efforts to recruit 3000 clinical professionals as part of the Government’s strategy to recruit a coronavirus contact tracing workforce.

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STAND UP, STEP FORWARD, SAVE LIVES
03/04/2020

NHS PROFESSIONALS LAUNCHES NATIONAL CAMPAIGN: STAND UP, STEP FORWARD, SAVE LIVES

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Bank Member Bank Holiday Timesheets 2020
27/03/2020

Please familiarise yourself with the changes to timesheet release and payment dates due to up and coming Bank Holidays.

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NHS Professionals launches COVID-19 Rapid Response to boost frontline services
24/03/2020

NHS Professionals has launched Covid-19 Rapid Response to enable qualified nurses and other healthcare professionals, who may or may not be currently working in the NHS and who want to help in the battle against the current pandemic, to move quickly and safely to the frontline.

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Join us. The NHS needs you.
20/03/2020

During this period of unprecedented demand for healthcare professionals, the NHS needs you.

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Putting patient safety and quality of care first, NHS Professionals appoints Juliette Cosgrove as Chief Nurse and Director of Clinical Governance
02/03/2020

Juliette will be working closely with the Clinical Governance and Occupational Health teams to continue the diligent work already in place to uphold not only the principles of the NHS of ensuring access to care for all, but also to ensure that NHSP’s bank workforce meets the clinical standards required to provide outstanding patient care within our hospitals.

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Health Care Assistant, Tracey Tyler, scoops national G.E.M award
20/02/2020

Tracey, made outstanding contributions in her bank role in Alexandra Ward at George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust

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2020: Celebrating International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife
10/01/2020

We are putting the spotlight on all of the fantastic work being done by nurses and midwives across the globe and sharing with you what we are doing to support nurses and midwives in the current climate.

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NHS Professionals builds on operational excellence with the appointment of Dan Hinsley as Chief Operating Officer
09/01/2020

NHS Professionals continues to build its leadership team for 2020, attracting talent from the resourcing and staffing industries to drive its workforce solutions for the NHS. Dan Hinsley joins with 25 years’ experience in operational delivery within the workforce sector.

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December Bank Members of the Month
20/12/2019

Our newly refreshed Bank Member of the Month Award has not only been given an updated look, but the award has also now been extended to all our different staff groups.

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Learning, listening and looking forward: My first 90 days as CEO at NHSP
17/12/2019

Business leaders of today are often asked what they will achieve or have achieved in their first 90 or 100 days and it is often difficult in that timeframe to stop, pause and reflect. I am pleased to be able to report back to you on what have been a very positive experiences during my first 90 days as CEO.

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November Bank Members of the Month
30/11/2019

Our newly refreshed Bank Member of the Month Award has not only been given an updated look, but the award has also now been extended to all our different staff groups.

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NHSP CEO is honoured in the SIA Global Power 150 Women in Staffing list for a third consecutive year
22/11/2019

NHS Professionals’ CEO, Nicola McQueen has been honoured in this year’s annual list, which recognises the female leaders and influencers in the Global Talent marketplace.

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