Webinar: Free CPD Event – Private Pensions

  • October 19th, 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 19th October at 7pm where we will be discussing ‘Private Pensions’ This is a free webinar, which is designed for healthcare professionals, who are considering moving from an NHS to private pension and to help […]

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 […]

Athona Clinical Services website now live

  • February 17th, 2021
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Athona Clinical Services (the insourcing arm of Athona), is excited to announce the launch of our new dedicated website. Designed to showcase our clinical service offerings and outline the highly experienced, consultant led, multidisciplinary teams we have available to support the recovery of waiting lists, which is more important now than ever before. Insourcing has […]

All frontline NHS staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19

  • January 11th, 2021
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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 […]

Mental wellbeing for all this World Mental Health Day

  • October 9th, 2020
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This year, more than ever, mental health has been at the forefront of conversation due to the coronavirus pandemic. But, despite this, in August the BBC reported that NHS leaders saw a rise in mental health difficulties, but a drop in referrals to mental health services during the peak of the pandemic. As the crisis […]

Athona’s Healthcare Heroes 2020

  • April 20th, 2020
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Not only are you the nation’s heroes, you’re also Athona’s Healthcare Heroes and to celebrate you and show recognition, we’re asking you to send in photos or videos of you and your NHS colleagues for us to share across our social media as part of Athona’s Healthcare Heroes. We want to use this as a […]

The NHS pension dispute: What’s being done to help doctors and nurses?

  • August 23rd, 2019
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There have been lots of changes made already since the appointment of Boris Johnson as Prime Minister in July, including proposing a plan to allow doctors and nurses flexibility with their pension contributions. The plan is designed to avoid breaching the annual tax-free allowance and receiving large tax bills at the end of the financial […]

Will lifting immigration limits on NHS medics resolve staff shortages?

  • August 2nd, 2019
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Health Secretary, Matt Hancock, recently pledged for free movement of doctors and nurses from across the world to the UK and to lift immigration limits in a bid to help resolve NHS staff shortages. Our permanent recruitment expert, Drew Eaton, has been working in healthcare recruitment for four years, spending two years of this time […]

More doctors choose Athona as their designated body

  • July 23rd, 2019
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We’re proud to announce we have received fantastic results in the latest Medical Revalidation Annual Organisational Audit (AOA) Comparator Report from NHS England. Our results are consistently ahead of our competitors, and this year is no different with our performance exceeding our own previous results. Between 1st March 2018 and 31st March 2019, 98.6% of […]