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Putting People in Places to Care

As a critical workforce provider to the NHS, NHS Professionals is focussed on Putting People in Places to Care. This message is at the heart of our new campaign. You can watch our campaign video and read more here

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NHS Professionals named as a Top Employer for 2022

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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International recruitment expertise delivers prestigious award nomination

NHS Professionals International and their partners in the South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw ICS (SYBICS) are celebrating after becoming Finalists in the HSJ Partnership Award for Staffing Solution of the Year.

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NHS Professional’s high standards for employee professional development recognised by the ACCA

NHS Professionals has gained coveted ‘Approved Employer’ status from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), thanks to an unwavering focus on creating professional development opportunities for its staff.

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Behind the curtain: expanding our non-clinical NHS workforce - James Orr

Out of the total 1.5 million full-time equivalents employed in the NHS, Non-clinical staff make up more than 190,000, with thousands more working part-time. They work ‘behind the curtain’ in less obvious functions such as hotel services (catering and laundry, for example), estates, digital (IM&T), administration and management.

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NHS Professionals win two APSCo awards

We are pleased to announce that we have been recognised with two industry awards from the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo).

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Our promise to create a valued Member community

Melanie Simmonds, Head of Bank Member Engagement highlights NHS Professionals new Bank Member Promise

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Rethink Donation

NHS Professionals are continuing their partnership with Rethink Mental Illness by making a donation to mark the number of shifts worked on World Mental Health Day (10th October).

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NHS Professionals International recognised by Nursing Times

NHS Professionals International (NHSPI) is celebrating being nominated Best International Recruitment Experience Award at the highly respected Nursing Times Awards, held last night in London (17 November 2021).

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NHSP CEO Nicola McQueen recognised in the SIA Top 150 Women in Staffing list for a 6th successive year and the international 50 list

Nicola McQueen, NHS Professionals’ CEO, has been named as one of the top global 150 Women in Staffing by international firm, Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA).

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We’re With You’ – for this winter and beyond

As we approach the darker winter months, healthcare professionals, other clinical staff and non-clinical staff are being encouraged to support their local Trusts and hospitals by registering with NHS Professionals as Bank Members.

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Second nomination for NHS Professionals in prestigious inaugural workforce awards

We’ve also been shortlisted for the first ever APSCo OutSource Awards for Managed Service Provider (MSP) of the Year.

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New appointment: Marcus Riddell, Director of Strategic Partnerships

“I am delighted to have joined NHSP as Director of Strategic Partnerships at this critical time for the NHS. The workforce challenges the NHS faces are intensifying and NHSP continues to be at the forefront of efforts to meet these challenges. Collaboration between all of us committed to ensuring the NHS not only meets the immediate challenges but can create a long-lasting workforce strategy is going to be vital.”

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NHS Professionals sponsors Nursing Times Summit and Awards

NHS Professionals is proud to be a key sponsor for the Nursing Times Workforce Summit and Awards. The event launches today (10 November 2021) with a virtual event before the in-person Summit and Awards is held next week

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NHS Professionals nominated for Recruitment Company of the Year Excellence Award by APSCo

NHS Professionals’ focus on creating an outstanding recruitment experience has been recognised by the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo), with a nomination for ‘Recruitment Company of the Year’ in their annual Excellence Awards.

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Sharing knowledge, supporting the NHS

NHS Professionals was recently invited to join the NHS Recruitment and Retention Digital Conference to share our recruitment and workforce knowledge.

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NHS Professionals proud to sponsor the Nursing Times Workforce Award

Good luck to all our nominated Trusts who have been shortlisted for the Nursing Times Workforce Awards. These awards bring together the brightest talent in planning, recruitment, staff retention, wellbeing, and inclusion.

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An unforgettable year: what have I and we learnt from it?

When I took on the role of NHSP’s CEO, I was ready for anything and I expected the unexpected. It goes with the job and that’s my natural mindset. But the events of 2020/21 stretched that mindset further than I thought possible.

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NHS Professionals' CEO recognised in Staffing Europe 100 list

NHS Professionals’ Chief Executive Officer, Nicola McQueen, has again been named as one of the top 100 staffing industry leaders in Europe.

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NHS Professionals recognised at recruitment industry awards

NHS Professionals has been Highly Commended for our recruitment expertise at the TIARA Awards Ceremony, hosted by TALiNT Partners.

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AHP Day 2021 - Recognising the vital role of Allied Health Professionals within the NHS

Kirsty is passionate about highlighting how vital AHP’s are to both NHSP and the wider NHS and is committed to improving their member experiences with us.

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Christmas and New Year Timesheet Changes 2021

Please ensure you release your timesheets by midnight on Thursday 23rd December to be paid on Friday 31st December, or Thursday 30th December to be paid on Friday 7th January.

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Sharing our workforce expertise

NHS Professionals were recently invited to share the business’ workforce expertise with senior leaders within the UK’s premier staffing companies at the World Leaders In Recruitment event, organised by TALiNT Partners.

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Coronavirus: legal requirement for care home staff to be vaccinated

From the 11 November 2021, it is a legal requirement for anyone who works in a CQC registered care home, to have received both doses of the COVID-19 vaccination.

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Agile Partnership Through Crisis And Change – our 2020/21 Annual Review

Our pride in our work – and the achievements of our clients throughout this difficult time – shine out from the NHSP 2020/21 Annual Review, which is now available to download.

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Industry recognition for NHS Professional client trusts

Congratulations to all our NHS Partner Trusts who were shortlisted and became finalists for the HSJ Patient Safety Awards. These awards recognise the efforts of driving quality and improvement for patient safety.

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NHSP supports the Care Homes Conference

NHS Professionals was delighted to sponsor the Care Homes Conference 2021, supporting high-quality person-centred care.

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Mandatory Vaccinations at Client Trusts

Should one of our Client Trusts impose mandatory vaccination for its own staff, NHS Professionals will mirror this requirement on the basis that it applies only to those aged 18 or over in patient-facing roles.

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NHS Professionals nominated for LaingBuisson Award!

We are delighted and proud to announce that NHS Professionals (NHSP) have been selected as a finalist in the Outstanding Response to COVID in Healthcare category at this year’s LaingBuisson Awards.

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NHSP Sponsors Brand New​ ‘Promoting Diversity and Inclusion in Communications’​ Award​

NHS Professionals are excited to announce that we are partnering with the NHS Confederation and NHS Providers, in association with The Centre for Health Communications Research, to sponsor the NHS Communicate Award category: ‘Promoting Diversity and Inclusion in Communications’.

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Bank Holiday Timesheet Dates 2021

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NHS Professionals nominated for international recruitment excellence

We are very pleased to announce that NHS Professionals has been shortlisted for the Best International Recruitment Experience Award category in the Nursing Times Workforce Awards 2021.

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Flexible support when the NHS needs it the most

NHS Professional’s Chief Nurse, Juliette Cosgrove, shares her thoughts on how flexible workers can support the whole healthcare system through its time of greatest need.

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Tiara Specialist Recruitment Company of the Year Finalists 2021

We are delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted for TALiNT Partners’ prestigious Specialist Recruitment Company of the Year award!

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Re energise our nurses with flexible working

Nurses are vital to our healthcare system - read my thoughts on the importance of providing flexibility to give them all the support they need as we look to the future.

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NHS Professionals and MindOut – supporting better mental health for LGBTQ+ people

Recent research has shown the stark impact that the pandemic has had on the mental health of the LGBTQ+ people in England. Recognising this extraordinary need, NHS Professionals has marked the end of Pride Month 2021 by supporting MindOut

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The Future is Flexible NHS Professionals at ConFed21

We believe that the future of the NHS workforce is flexible. It works for people, Trusts and patients – and at NHS Confederation Conference 2021, we explained more! This year, NHS Professionals supported the conference as the official People Theme Partner.

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Investing in flexible workers

We believe that our Bank Members deserve access to the best training and career development, alongside their substantive colleagues. Whether they are new to the NHS or already established within health or social care, we believe flexible workers should always be offered new opportunities to work shifts where they can learn new skills and develop their career.  

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Mr Ananda Gupta, A view from the ophthalmologist

Mr Ananda Gupta is a very experienced Ophthalmic Surgeon working with NHSP and has a special aptitude to teach trainees nurses and a wide selection of medical and paramedical personnel.

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Doctors Direct webinar with Dr JD Polk, Medical Director, NASA

We are delighted to welcome back Dr JD Polk as the speaker for our webinar on Monday 12th July to discuss the rescue of the Chilean miners

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