Meet our new Business Manager for AHP & International

  • August 23rd, 2017
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We’re delighted to announce the appointment of Jackie Cloake, Business Manager for AHP & International. Jackie has over 23 year’s healthcare recruitment experience, most recently as a recruitment business partner for Central London Community NHS Trust. Jackie has previously managed international recruitment for radiographers and organised recruitment drives across Europe. Jackie’s appointment as Business Manager […]

Exciting appointment for Athona’s Health and Nursing divisions

  • September 23rd, 2016
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After successfully developing Athona’s Medical division for seven years, Athona Recruitment is pleased to announce that Senior Business Development Manager, Richie Daysh will be moving over to join the Health and Nursing division.   Richie’s strong relationships with trusts and unparalleled knowledge of the market, set the teams up to further succeed. This comes at […]

Planned cuts across NHS services in England

  • August 26th, 2016
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The BBC has announced that ‘sustainability and transformation plans’ (STPs) have been drawn up in order to help the NHS save £20bn by 2020-21. Laura Townshend, director of the campaign group 38 Degrees, said the plans had received very little public or political scrutiny. She told BBC Radio 4’s Today programme: “A key concern is […]

Getting fit with Pokémon go

  • August 5th, 2016
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Pokémon Go has become the latest mobile phone craze and following its release in the UK last month, has continued to grab the attention of health experts. The game involves walking outdoors around real-world locations to catch virtual Pokémon, which is a refreshing change for gamers, who are occasionally labelled as indoor types and reluctant […]

NHS to offer patients life-saving apps and devices to help manage illnesses

  • June 17th, 2016
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Millions of patients will receive devices and apps free on the NHS in a major drive to use technology to reduce patient deaths. NHS England’s chief executive, Simon Stevens, is to announce a new fast-track plan to allow patients to use apps and devices to detect health problems, monitor health conditions, and protect themselves from infections. […]

Recruitment Day for Doctors, Nurses and Healthcare professionals in London

  • June 1st, 2016
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Athona is holding a recruitment day for doctors, nurses and healthcare professionals at the Holiday Inn London – Bloomsbury. Date: Saturday 25th June Time: 09:00 – 17:00 Location: Holiday Inn London – Bloomsbury, Coram Street, London, WC1N 1HT  On the day we will be: • Recruiting doctors, nurses and health professionals. • Verifying documents. • Conducting […]

How would Britain leaving the EU affect our health service?

  • May 6th, 2016
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In June, the British public will vote on whether to leave or remain in the European Union (EU). Whatever the outcome, there are growing concerns about how this could affect our health service. Vote in The NHS’ greatest resource is its staff. The NHS is the fifth largest employer in the world and ensuring staffing […]

Recruitment Day for Doctors, Nurses and Healthcare professionals in Leeds

  • May 3rd, 2016
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Athona is holding a recruitment day for doctors, nurses and healthcare professionals at the Holiday Inn Leeds- Brighouse. Date: Saturday 21st May Time: 09:00 – 17:00 Location: Holiday Inn Leeds- Brighouse, Clifton Village, Brighouse, HD6 4HW On the day we will be: • Recruiting doctors, nurses and health professionals. • Verifying documents. • Conducting Appraisals. • Running Basic […]

Change your life: Work as a locum OT

  • March 9th, 2016
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Interested in experiencing a variety of Occupational Therapy roles? Find out about the benefits of working as a locum with Athona. Why work as a locum? Experience Occupational Therapists are in high demand as hospitals and practices can often require last minute cover. We offer a variety of OT roles, including mental health, learning disabilities, […]