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AHP Day 2021 - Recognising the vital role of Allied Health Professionals within the NHS
12/10/2021

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
12/10/2021

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
07/10/2021

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
01/10/2021

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
27/09/2021

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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NHSP supports the Care Homes Conference
16/09/2021

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
10/09/2021

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!
08/09/2021

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​
23/08/2021

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
19/08/2021

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NHS Professionals nominated for international recruitment excellence
13/08/2021

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
23/07/2021

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
16/07/2021

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
14/07/2021

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
13/07/2021

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
06/07/2021

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
28/06/2021

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
21/06/2021

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
18/06/2021

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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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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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

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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