AHP specialties update

As our AHP desk has continued to grow, we recently sat down again with Recruitment Consultant, Lewis where he discussed the new AHP specialties he is now recruiting for and which locations these roles are based in. From Speech and Language Therapists to Occupational Therapists across both Acute & Mental Health Settings, Lewis is also

New locum doctor tips

When embarking upon your first locum position, we understand it can be an overwhelming and a nerve-wracking experience. Whether you’re covering a new ward for the first time, starting out in a new hospital, or working with different doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals, you may feel worried about how to navigate this new situation.

Meet Amy, Nursing’s Mental Health Recruitment Consultant

We recently spoke with Amy Johnson, Recruitment Consultant for our Mental Health Nursing team. Since joining Athona back in April 2023 as an Associate Consultant, we wanted to find out more about Amy’s career journey so far, what she enjoys most about her role and what advice she would give to others looking to kickstart

Considering working in Psychology?

Have you ever considered a career in psychology before? A psychologist is a healthcare professional who studies patients mental wellbeing, perceptual, cognitive, emotional and social pressures and behaviours. Working in this chosen role often incorporates having to observe patients and come up with interpretations of how each individual reacts to their different environments. Interested? Below,

Meet Lewis Miller, Recruitment Consultant for our Talking Therapies desk

We’re thrilled to announce the launch of our Talking Therapies desk here at Athona! Made up of a team of experts, Lewis, Amy and Emily, the team are keen to speak to candidates looking for their perfect roles, as well as assisting clients in filling their vacancies. We recently spoke to our recruitment consultant for

Debunking the myths of locum work

When considering which path is right for you as a healthcare professional, it’s important you consider all different routes. From contract, permanent, line of work to locum shifts, each have their own benefits and reasons which could benefit you and your career pathway. When considering working as a locum healthcare professional, you may have heard

Get to know the Good Medical Practice 2024

In August, the GMC released their updated patient care and professional behaviour standards that will come into effect as of January 30th 2024. The purpose of the Good Medical Practice is to ensure doctors in the UK across all specialties and levels are adhering to these updated regulations on this framework, so that patient care

Maintaining healthy behaviours during winter pressures

As the winter months are fast approaching and the temperatures rapidly dropping every day, it’s important to ensure you’re maintaining healthy behaviours and habits during this year’s winter pressures. During this time of year, the NHS  faces much higher demands and intense pressure due to the high rise of cold and flu viruses, where around

Meet Lacie Duthie, Acute & Psychiatry’s Compliance Team Leader

Following on from our ‘meet the team’ series, we recently spoke with Lacie Duthie,  Athona’s Acute & Psychiatry’s Compliance Team Leader to discuss her journey here so far. As well as highlighting some of her favourite aspects of working at Athona and delving into why she has stayed for over 6 years, Lacie also reveals

4 essential tips for relocating for work

When looking for your next role as a healthcare professional, it’s vital to us that you are placed into a role that is suitable for your requirements and in a location that best suits your needs. However, sometimes your ideal role may be in a different location and could require you to relocate for work.