Working as a locum doctor in South Wales

  • October 13th, 2021
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Here at Athona, we have a number of locum doctor jobs available in the picturesque region of South Wales. Home to the Welsh capital of Cardiff, along with some of the country’s prettiest scenery, the region is consistently ranked as one of the top places to visit in the UK. The region is also very […]

Top 5 thing to do in Portsmouth

  • October 6th, 2021
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Did you know here at Athona we have a number of locum agency nurse jobs available in the waterfront city of Portsmouth? Located on the south coast of England, directly opposite the Isle of Wight, it’s the only island city in the country and is only a short two-hour car or train journey from London. […]

Urology Awareness Month

  • September 1st, 2021
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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 […]

Healthcare Workers’ Foundation: Athona’s charity partner

  • July 28th, 2021
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The Healthcare Workers’ Foundation, also known as HWF (originally called Healthcare Extraordinary Response Organisation, Education & Support – HEROES) is a charity committed to protecting the welfare and wellbeing of healthcare workers across the UK. Having recently launched an online platform, Healthchain, the HWF has enabled easy access to a growing number of initiatives, including […]

Living in the East Midlands

  • July 26th, 2021
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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

  • May 6th, 2021
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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

  • April 8th, 2021
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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 […]

Why quality matters: supporting the NHS and Education Sector during such a critical year in our lives

  • March 26th, 2021
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A note from Tracie Spires, Associate Director, Insourcing and Quality & Facilities   During the coronavirus pandemic many businesses have cut back and customer service has suffered as a result; I am sure you have called a company this year and been on hold or redirected to a web page due to limited staff when all […]

1 year of lockdown – A Day of Reflection

  • March 23rd, 2021
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Today is exactly one year since the first national lockdown was announced in the UK. Marie Curie are marking the day with a ‘National Day of Reflection’ to reflect on our collective loss, support those who’ve been bereaved and hope for a brighter future. There will be a minute’s silence at 12pm, and Marie Curie […]

Meet the Athona Team – Harry

  • March 19th, 2021
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We have a wonderful bunch of employees here at Athona, so throughout 2021 we will be shining the spotlight on a different employee each month to find out more about their job role and how they are Affecting Futures. From Recruitment Consultant’s to our support functions, there are lots of people doing great work every […]

Through the eyes of our healthcare candidates

  • March 16th, 2021
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Healthcare and education aren’t just sectors or industries – they’re the foundations of our society, and the building blocks of our collective future. By recruiting exclusively within these two areas, we’re distinctly aware of just how much what we do matters. It is of paramount importance for us to understand exactly who our candidates are; […]

Trusts are acutely aware of the RTT mountain ahead

  • March 12th, 2021
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I don’t know about you, but every month when the NHS Referral to Treatment (RTT) statistics get published and the media start churning out negative news reports, my heart breaks just a little bit more for every NHS Trust and every member of staff who has been working so hard under such challenging circumstances. If […]