Athona has been awarded a service level agreement to supply medical locums to NHS trusts and primary care trusts in the South Central region. The 12-month contract which started on the 1st October will provide priority access to both acute and mental health locum opportunities.

Drawing down from the Buying Solutions framework, ProCure, the regional procurement hub together with a number of key stakeholders in the region selected Athona as one of 8 agencies to supply.

Stewart London, Athona managing director comments:

“I am delighted for Athona to be awarded this opportunity. It’s a testament to our relationships with trusts in the region combined with our historical supply. I am looking forward to working closely with all of the trusts in the region.”

Athona now has regional service level agreements in the North West, West Midlands, East Midlands and South Central regions as well as a number of trust based agreements throughout the UK.