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As a leading healthcare recruitment agency, we place doctors, psychiatrists, nurses and AHP/HSS staff to the NHS and private sector across the UK.

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All frontline NHS staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19

All frontline NHS staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19

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It has now been announced, after the third vaccine Moderna was approved for use last week, that NHS Trusts have been instructed to rapidly vaccinate all frontline health and social care workers against COVID-19 – including all temporary and locum healthcare professionals. Whilst all NHS staff will now be vaccinated, the Joint Committee on Vaccination […]

5 reasons to consider a career in community nursing

5 reasons to consider a career in community nursing

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Community nurses have always been important, but their prominence has grown significantly this year, and will continue to as more and more patients continue to be treated outside of traditional healthcare settings. The role of community nurse has never been more vital to the NHS and demand in the UK is growing rapidly. Here, we […]

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