13 November 2017
At a recent REC Health and Social Care Group meeting, NHS Improvement announced that their “key objective is shifting agency […]
23 October 2017
BBC News has revealed the waiting times for cancer care, A&E and planned operations across the UK. Nationally, England, Wales […]
27 September 2017
In Lord Carter’s Operational productivity and performance in English NHS acute hospitals report, it was found that optimising staff resource […]
25 September 2017
The most important asset to any company is its human capital. This is a fairly familiar tag line we will […]
01 August 2017
In line with the NHS Five Year Forward View, Paperless 2020 presents a real opportunity to steer management information toward […]
06 June 2017
The NHS is being increasingly challenged by continuous cuts, strikes and, more recently, the cyber-attack which brought hospitals throughout the […]
29 March 2017
PLICS: an acronym we can solve What is PLICS? Patient-level information and costing systems (PLICS) refer to NHS cost reporting […]
12 April 2017
Sustainability and Transformation Plans are driving improvements in health and social care. They’re doing this by providing care and support […]
27 September 2016
NHS Improvement has published a guide for trust medical directors to ensure they are taking the necessary action to reduce their reliance on medical locums in six steps.
03 May 2016
Agency candidates choose to work through an agency as it provides them flexibility that the NHS cannot facilitate or afford; a fact which has been highlighted by the recent junior doctor strikes over changes to their core hour working patterns.
25 April 2016
For us, developing an e-rostering system is the perfect addition to our product offering for the NHS.
11 April 2016
Faced with the largest NHS deficit to date and a £3 billion agency bill, in November 2015 the Government decided to implement a cap on the pay of agency workers within NHS trusts.
21 March 2016
Off-framework agencies that have been allowed to supply into the NHS for many years have driven the rate of locum pay up and escalated commission rates to take advantage of last minute requests.
07 December 2015
A widespread lack of access to accurate data has left trusts relying on agencies in order to meet weekly reporting requirements under the new agency staff price caps.