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Seven ways to deal with night shifts

Due to the nature of working in the NHS, there may be periods of time where you are working night shifts. Whether your job is a Nurse, Porter or Admin, and whether you are a night owl or early riser you will benefit from these seven life hacks that will help you cope with night shifts.

18/04/2019

Quality Matters: Flexible working in the NHS

Although flexible working is a less structured way of working, bank jobs within the NHS still require a standard of professionalism because of the nature of working in a hospital setting. This is true for admin and clerical bank jobs as well as HCA’s and nursing.

16/04/2019

Bank Holiday timesheet release dates 2019

To receive payment for your shifts, you must ensure your timesheets are authorised by your ward/department manager

15/04/2019

Bank workers of the month – March

Each month we select four of our fantastic Bank members that have been working for the NHS, supporting their local trust in reducing agency spend.

09/04/2019

Comic Relief at NHS Professionals

As a business, we were keen to carry on our close relationship with Comic Relief, having been a call centre 3 times previously. Although we couldn’t be a call centre this year, we were really pleased to see the whole organisation and our flexible workers rally round the fundraising efforts in true NHSP spirit.

02/04/2019

Government pledges support for NHS staff wellbeing

As part of the upcoming workforce implementation plan, there will be plans to give staff immediate access to dedicated mental health support. A big step which will hopefully improve staff wellbeing and retention.

20/02/2019

Building your resilience this winter

Resilience is a vital characteristic for NHS staff, especially when we find ourselves working in increasingly busy and stressful environments over the winter months, but what exactly is resilience?

09/01/2019

Erna's Story - Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Erna is one of NHSP’s longest serving members, after deciding just 4 weeks after retiring at the age of 60 to become a bank member, and continue her career within the NHS. 17 years later and she is still going above and beyond in her role to deliver the highest possible patient care.

21/12/2018

11 Reasons Why You Love The NHS

Some have had loved ones cared for by the NHS, for some it’s the sense of pride and purpose that working for the NHS gives them, and for others it’s working with their NHS families and the support they receive day in, and day out that makes them love the work that they do.

12/12/2018

Something Phishy?

Protecting your personal data is our priority and when we contact you, we are always happy to verify our identity with you. As part of protecting personal information in today’s world, we all need to remain alert and avoid sharing personal information unless there is a valid and genuine reason to do so.

01/10/2018