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We've moved & are celebrating our 10 year anniversary!
The Athona group is celebrating a successful 10 years of supplying Permanent, Contract and Temporary staff to clients throughout the UK...
Athona does something funny for Comic Relief 2013
Athona raised a fantastic £221.50 this year for Comic Relief 2013 through various fundraising activities, including a cake sale, two sweepstake competitions...
Athona Enter Race for Life 2013
Athona are once again taking part in this year’s Race for Life in aid of Cancer Research. The team, including Director, Tina London, Business Development Manager...
Athona Prepares Doctors for Revalidation
We have launched a new section on our website called “Planning for Revalidation”, which provides you with more information on Athona’s revalidation process...
Winner of an Athona Christmas Hamper
We gave our clients the opportunity to get firmly in the festive spirit by entering our Christmas Carol competition and help us identify 5 Christmas Songs...
Athona’s Christmas Recruitment Party – Big Success!!!
We had a great turnout this year at our Christmas party in London, despite the cold weather and ice! A big thank you to everyone who supported us and it was fantastic to...
We are Proud Sponsors of the NHS Staff Excellence Awards
Athona Doctors recently sponsored the Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Trust’s Staff Excellence Awards ceremony held in November. On the night at the Lincolnshire...
Athona Supports Children in Need 2012
Athona raised a fantastic £237.25 for Children in Need through various fundraising activities, including a cake sale, guess the cake competition and dress down...
Are you the winner of our AGM 2012 Kindle Touch competition?
Athona attended this year's Acute & General Medicine Conference at London, Olympia last week. The team met with lots of doctors face to face and would like to thank...
NEW: Timesheet Deadline
To ensure all candidate timesheets are processed accurately and on time, the deadline has been changed to Mondays at 5pm. This change will be effective immediately...
Revalidation: Athona Are Ready
The Secretary of State for Health, Jeremy Hunt, has confirmed that Revalidation for UK doctors will start on Monday, 3rd December 2012...
Athona Expand its Recruitment Services
Athona are delighted to announce that we will now be supplying GP’s, Psychology and Community Paediatric doctors. Following significant growth and recommendations...
Athona Doctors are at the Acute & General Medicine Show, London Olympia
Athona Doctors are exhibiting on Stand B30 at the Acute and General Medicine (AGM) Conference today and tomorrow (21st and 22nd November) at London Olympia...
Athona dress down for local Charity appeal
Last Friday, Athona held a dress down day in honour of local charity, Georgia’s Teenage Cancer Appeal (GTCA). The charity was nominated by a member of staff with close...
Athona Health’s Kindle Touch draw has been extended
Spread the word across your network & as a thank you earn £150* per referral & a ticket for our Kindle Touch draw. We will pay you £150 for each...
Athona Doctors to attend the Sixth Annual PDP Conference
Athona Doctors will be attending this year’s Sixth Annual Personal Development Planning Conference, ‘The Future of Forensic Psychiatry’ at Anglia Ruskin University...
Athona Doctors to attend the London Anaesthetic Trainee Day
Athona Doctor Recruitment will be attending the London Anaesthetic Trainee Day in London on Friday, 26th October 2012. The event, which is run by the London Academy of...
Athona Education welcomes new Recruitment Consultants
Athona Education is delighted to welcome two new Recruitment Consultants to the team and expand the Early Years & Primary Education and Secondary Education divisions...
Athona Doctors attend NAMPS 2012
Athona Doctor Recruitment will be attending this year’s NAMPS Conference ‘Racing to the Future’ on October 18th 2012. Our experienced Business Managers will be joined by...
Athona Health Introduce Regional Desks
Athona Health has introduced a second therapy team to the division. Our Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy desks are now aligned by region...
Athona to exhibit at this year’s AGM
Athona Doctors are exhibiting at this year’s Acute and General Medicine (AGM) Conference on the 21st and 22nd November at London Olympia...
Win a Kindle Touch with Athona Health
Spread the word across your network of Adult Speech & Language therapists & as a thank you earn £150* per referral & a ticket for our Kindle Touch draw...
Athona Present Winning Doctor With iPad 2
A big congratulations to our lucky candidate, Dr Pothireddy who was chosen at random from the many referrals the A&E team received to win a brand new iPad 2...
Athona’s A&E division welcomes a new Recruitment Consultant
Athona Doctors are pleased to announce the arrival of a new Emergency Medicine Recruitment Consultant as the division continues to flourish...
Athona Health Launch Biomedical Science Recruitment Desk
Athona Health is pleased to announce the launch of a new recruitment desk specialising in Biomedical Science jobs. The BMS desk is led by dedicated and experienced...
Changes to CRB Identity Checklist Guidelines
With effect from 1st September 2012 changes have been made to the existing Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) identity checking guidelines...
Kindle Touch Winner Announced
Athona Health Recruitment attended the 2012 College of Occupational Therapists Conference & Exhibition in June at the SECC in Glasgow...
Win a Kindle Touch with Athona Education
Spread the word across your network & as a thank you earn £100* per referral & a ticket for our Kindle Touch draw Recommend a great service that you...
Our Summer Opening Hours
Athona’s Education team will be working throughout the summer break to assist clients and candidates with their recruitment needs...
One lucky Kindle winner at the RCP, Liverpool
Athona Doctor Recruitment attended the 2012 International Congress of the Royal College of Psychiatrists in Liverpool. The team met with lots of Psychiatrists face to...
Athona Awarded Quality Mark Accreditation for fourth year running
Having been awarded Quality Mark Status since September 2009, we are pleased to announce that we have passed re-accreditation with a fantastic score of 100%...
Athona Attend This Years RCP in Liverpool
Athona Doctor Recruitment will be attending this year’s International Congress of the Royal College of Psychiatrists in Liverpool between 10th and 13th July 2012...
Athona attend this year’s COT in Glasgow
Athona AHP Recruitment will be exhibiting at this year's College of Occupational Therapists Conference & Exhibition at the SECC in Glasgow on stand 59 between the...
Athona Sponsor Doctor's 10K Run for Charity
Athona Doctor Recruitment have sponsored Dr Hazim Hamada who will be running the London 10k marathon in July this year to raise money for Syria Relief...
The Athona Amigos complete Race for Life 2012
The Athona Amigos conquered this year’s Race for Life on Saturday in temperatures reaching 28 degrees. Dressed as cheerleaders, Director Tina London...
Tier 1 Contract for East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust & West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust
Following the success of Athona’s contract as Tier 1 supplier to Trusts in the East of England, Athona Doctor Recruitment were selected to supply acute doctors on a Tier...
Athona’s founding desk still going strong 9 years later
In August 2003, a national shortage of Anaesthetists initiated our first recruitment drive, since then Athona’s Anaesthetics desk has gone from strength to strength since...
Paediatrics desk welcome a new consultant
Athona Doctors are pleased to announce the arrival of a new Paediatric and Neonates Recruitment Consultant as the division continues to thrive...
Athona Doctors awarded a place on the Health Trust Europe and London Procurement Programme
Following a successful tendering process, Athona Doctor Recruitment is delighted to announce we have been awarded a place on the Health Trust Europe (HTE) and London...
Athona Doctors Launch Online Timesheet for Devon Partnership NHS Trust
To improve the quality of our service, Athona Doctors has launched an online timesheet facility for candidates & clients at Devon Partnership NHS Trust...
Athona Education heats up
Athona’s Education division has gone from strength to strength over the recent months. The team have welcomed two new key members of staff; a candidate resourcer and a...
Athona AHP continues to grow
Athona’s Allied Health division has gone from strength to strength over the recent months. The team have welcomed a Business Development Manager and two new specialist...
Race for Life 2012: ‘The Athona Amigos’ Take to the Track
After the fantastic success of 2011’s Race for Life, we are pleased to announce that Athona are taking part once again. Athona Director...
Athona Win Derbyshire Sole Tier 1 Supplier Contract
Athona Doctor Recruitment has been awarded a 12 month trial contract with Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust as a sole tier 1 supplier for locum mental...
Athona AHP & LPP - Homerton
After the recent success of Athona’s appointment as preferred agency by the London Procurement Programme (LPP), Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has...
It's an Online Timesheet Revolution for Athona Education
To improve the quality of our service, Athona Education has launched an online timesheet facility for candidates & clients. Athona’s online portal will enable...
Preferred Supplier for BHR Trust
Following the recent success of Athona’s appointment as preferred agency by the London Procurement Programme (LPP), Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals...
Our holiday office opening hours are: Closed 24th – 27th December 2011 Open 28th – 30th December 2011 - 09:00-16:00 Closed 31st December 2011 – 2nd January...
Athona fundraises for Children in Need
Athona raised a fantastic £285.19 for Children in Need through various fundraising activities, including a cake sale, guess the cake competition...
Athona Appointed As Sole Tier 1 Mental Health Supplier for Devon Partnership NHS Trust
Following a tendering process through the South West PPSA for the supply of mental health locums to Devon Partnership NHS Trust, Athona has been appointed as the Trust's...
Athona Education Autumn Half Term Opening Hours
Autumn half term is upon us and whilst many of you will be enjoying a well-earned break, Athona Education remains open to assist you with any staffing needs you may have...
Another Contract win for Athona
Following the recent success of Athona’s appointment as preferred agency by the London Procurement Programme (LPP), Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust have...
South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust appoint Athona as a Sole Tier 1 provider
After two years supplying mental health doctors to South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust at 100% fill rate, the Trust took over the running of all...
Proud Sponsors of the World Federation of Occupational Therapists
Over the last 2 years, Athona Allied Health has supplied the WFOT with artwork and marketing expertise to launch and brand World Occupational Therapy Day 2010 and 2011...
Athona Director completes Race for Life 2011
Athona Director Tina London (pictured far right) raised over £300 for Cancer Research UK in 2011's Race for Life. Tina ran the 5k course in 41 minutes on a wet...
Athona attains Quality Mark for Supply Teachers' Selection
Athona Ltd has been awarded the Department for Education’s Quality Mark. A holder of the Quality Mark since 2009 demonstrates we have the highest standard of...
Athona Education invest in Nursery & Education Support Staff
Athona Education has had many successful years placing secondary and primary teachers into education establishments within Essex. As the team continues to grow and expand...
Athona Education is Open throughout Summer
The end of the summer term is nearing and many of you are looking forward to a well deserved break. Athona Education will remain open throughout the holidays for our...
Athona Education holds Behavioural Management Training
Athona Education is running a training session on Behavioural Management for a select number of Athona’s working teachers. This will take place from 5pm until 7pm in a...
Athona Allied Health awarded preferred supplier on the London Procurement Programme
Athona Allied Health is delighted to announce that we have been selected as a preferred agency by the London Procurement Programme (LPP) to supply Speech and Language...
Athona Doctors Lunch
Athona Doctors is Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trusts preferred supplier of locum doctors. We are holding a registration lunch for doctors in the...
Athona’s MD reaches Final in the 2011 Essex Countywide Business Awards.
Stewart London, Managing Director of Athona has been named a finalist in the Young Entrepreneur of the Year category of 2011 Essex County Business Awards...
Athona Awarded Tier 1 Contract Supplying Acute Hospital Doctors to Southend Hospital
Athona are pleased to announce that they have been awarded a service level agreement to supply locum staff to Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust...
Athona Supports Children in Need
Athona has raised £280.25 for Children in Need by utilising the usual time allocated to the companies monthly meeting, as a time for fun fundraising activities...
Internal Apprenticeship Scheme is a Success
Athona has successfully launched an apprenticeship scheme for individuals looking to gain an insight into the recruitment industry and experience a busy sales environment...
Attend Athona’s Basic Life Support Training Course
Due to high demand, Athona is holding a BLS Training Course, taking place at the North West First Aid Training Centre in Lancaster on Saturday 27th November 2010...
Athona Doctors win South West Yorkshire Contract
Athona has been awarded a Tier 1 Service Level Agreement to supply psychiatry locums to NHS trusts in the South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust...
Athona Wins South Central Contract
Brentwood, UK – 12th October, 2010. Athona has been awarded a service level agreement to supply medical locums to NHS trusts and PCTs in the South Central region...
Athona Retains Quality Mark Accreditation
Having been awarded Quality Mark Status in September 2009, we are delighted to announce that we have passed re-accreditation with a score of 99.7%...
Sawyers Hall College in Bloom
Each July, the annual Flowers in Bloom competition is held at Sawyers Hall College in Brentwood. Tutor groups and teachers were tasked with inventing...
Macmillan Cancer Support is our Corporate Charity Partner
We believe in supporting great causes. Since our formation in 2003, we have undertaken a number of corporate sponsorship activities to raise money for Macmillan...
Athona Sponsors Rugby Champions on USA Tour
Staff and students from Sawyers Hall College embarked on a college Sport Tour to Florida. Once there they competed in Rugby, Football...
ISA Registration Halted
In its recent document ‘The Coalition: Our programme for government’, the Government set out its aim to ‘review the criminal records and vetting and barring regime and...
Athona Sponsors Local Football Champions
We are delighted to announce the recent success of Byron Red Star under 9's football team. As part of our commitment to support the local community...
Athona wins place on NWCCA contract for supply of mental health hospital doctors
We are delighted to announce our recent inclusion on the NWCCA agreement for supply of Mental Health hospital doctors to Trusts across the North West region...
Athona Exhibiting in Romania - March 2010
Athona will be exhibiting the International Medical Career Day, held in Bucharest, Romania between 20-21 March 2010. The event is specifically aimed at...
Athona Wins Southwark PCT Contract
Athona Allied Health has recently been awarded a contract with Southwark PCT for preferred supplier status of Allied Health Professionals...
2009 Client and Candidate Feedback Results
We are please to announce our 2009 feedback results. At the end of each placement, we issue both the client and candidate with a link to our online feedback forms...
Athona Education Win Preferred Supplier Contract at Sawyers Hall College
We are delighted to announce our status as the preferred supplier of teaching personnel to Sawyers Hall College, based in Brentwood...
Athona Awarded Preferred Supplier Status at Mayday
Athona Allied Health has been awarded preferred supplier status for pharmacists at the Mayday Healthcare NHS Trust in Croydon. This further demonstrates our ability to...
Athona Awarded Contract with 39 NHS Trusts in the NHS North West.
We are delighted to announce our latest contract win, securing first option on locum bookings with 39 NHS and PCTs in the North West region for the supply of hospital...
Athona Awarded Priority Access to NHS West Midlands Jobs
Athona is pleased to announce its recent contract win, which provides us with priority access to Acute hospital doctor locum jobs within the West Midlands region...
Athona Doctor Recruitment Awarded Tier 1 Contract with the NHS East Midlands
The NHS East Midlands has appointed Athona as an exclusive, Tier 1 supplier of locum hospital doctors for all psychiatry posts throughout the region...
Athona Education Awarded Quality Mark Status
Athona is pleased to announce it has recently been awarded Quality Mark status, highlighting a commitment to the highest possible standards in the education recruitment...
Athona Allied Health Awarded Tier 1 Contract with InHealth for the Supply of Audiologists
Athona is delighted to announce its recent contract win with InHealth, one of the UK’s leading suppliers of Audiology services to the NHS and independent healthcare...
Athona Awarded Place on PASA Framework
Athona is one of just 53 agencies to be awarded a place on the National Framework for PASA, the agency that oversees the supply of goods and services to the NHS...
Visit us at the BMJ Careers Fair
Athona will be exhibiting at this year's BMJ West Midlands Careers Fair between the 9th and 10th October 2009 at the ThinkTank Science Museum in Birmingham...
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