Athona Clinical Services awarded onto new flexible framework to support insourcing solutions

As the most recent RTT data is published, we’re thrilled to announce Athona’s insourcing arm, Athona Clinical Services, has been awarded onto the new national flexible framework for the provision of On-site Surgical and Medical Capacity Solutions (‘insourcing’). The Countess of Chester Hospitals Commercial Procurement Services have launched another National Flexible Framework for the provision

Reasons to become a mental health nurse

There is currently a shortage of nursing staff in the UK, although there has been a slight increase in new nurses over the last couple of years, it is still not enough. Mental health nursing is on demand with 20% of vacant nursing positions within the NHS are in mental health. One in four people

International Stress Awareness Week

This International Stress Awareness Week, we’ve put some tips together to help you manage stress in your careers. There are certain factors that put some professions at an increased risk of high-level stress. Including healthcare workers who have been on the frontline during COVID-19 and teachers dealing with massive disruption to the education system. Identifying

Urology Awareness Month

September is Urology Awareness Month, which focuses on raising awareness to breakdown the stigma and encourage people to take care of their urological health. What is urology? Urology deals with diseases of the male and female urinary area (kidneys, ureters, bladder and urethra) and the male reproductive system. It’s estimated that 1 out of every

Advisory Board: Supporting your mental wellbeing

At the beginning of August 2021 we held the third in a series of Advisory Board sessions, with the focus this time on supporting our candidate’s mental wellbeing, a topic all too prevalent with the continuation of the coronavirus pandemic. A difficult, but necessary discussion led us to uncover a feeling of burnout, moral injury,

Living in the East Midlands

Now that life is beginning to slowly get back to a new-normal post the global pandemic, you might be tempted to explore different parts of the UK for job relocation purposes. At Athona, we have numerous permanent psychiatry positions throughout the UK and are always looking for the right candidates to fill them. The pandemic

Findings from Athona’s Healthcare Advisory Board

On Saturday 10th April, we held our second Advisory Board (virtually this time) with a selection of our healthcare candidates. The aim of this event was sharing information on actions we have taken since the first Advisory Board (pre-pandemic), as well as finding out what other challenges our healthcare professionals have faced due to the

Webinar: Free CPD Event – IR35 PAYE vs Sole Trader

Athona Recruitment is pleased to announce the next webinar in our series in collaboration with Wesleyan. Join us on Tuesday 27th April at 7pm where we will be discussing IR35, Commercial Investments and PAYE vs Sole Trader. This free of charge webinar is designed for medical professionals and aims to provide tailored advice and help