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NHS Professionals International and Sheffield Teaching nominated for industry award
20/09/2022

NHS Professionals International is delighted to have been recently shortlisted with our client partner, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, for a Nursing Times Workforce Award for Best International Recruitment Experience!

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NHS Professionals is proud to sponsor the HPMA UK Conference 2022
07/09/2022

NHS Professionals are delighted to join the HPMA UK Conference 2022 in Birmingham for their first live event since 2019.

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August 2022 Bank Holiday Timesheet Changes
05/08/2022

Please note the amended timesheet release and payment dates around the August Bank Holiday period.

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NHS Professionals receives another nomination for TIARA Specialist Recruitment Company of the Year
25/07/2022

This award recognises market leaders in a specialist sector who can demonstrate the best growth, depth of knowledge, and differentiation from competitors.

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People Partners: 12 Ways To Achieve Successful Healthcare Workforce Collaboration
20/07/2022

Drawing on theory and real-world practice from across the NHS and public sector, we’ve identified 12 success factors to help healthcare workforce collaborations avoid potential hazards and make faster progress.

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Top tips for staying cool while on shift this summer
14/07/2022

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NHS Professionals expands its locations and services for 2022/23
12/07/2022

NHS Professionals, the country’s largest provider of flexible workers to the NHS, has announced an expansion of its corporate locations across England to further support their client Trusts, Bank Members and company staff.

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The next chapter! Surrey & Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (SaBP) renew with NHS Professionals
30/06/2022

We’re pleased to announce that Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (SaBP) has renewed their contract with NHS Professionals (NHSP) meaning that we will continue to work in partnership to manage their flexible workforce.

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NHS Professionals announce brand new partnership with the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP)
29/06/2022

The new partnership, announced officially today on the 29th June, means that NHS Professionals has the opportunity to share best practices and insights with the CSP and their registered physiotherapists.

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Pride in Pride
29/06/2022

As we celebrate Pride month, Ronnie Farr, Chair of our new LGBTQ+ Network, reflects on what Pride means to her.

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NHS Professionals nominated for Recruitment Company of the Year
24/06/2022

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Delight at prestigious award nomination for James Orr
15/06/2022

We are delighted to share the news that James Orr, Managing Director of NHS Professionals’ specialist Doctors Direct , has been shortlisted for a significant recruitment industry award.

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Breaking into the Bank – NHS Professionals at RCN Congress 2022
10/06/2022

NHS Professionals were proud to sponsor and speak at this year’s Royal College of Nursing Congress, held in Glasgow from 5th-9th June 2022. Our Chief Nurse, Juliette Cosgrove has shared more information about this flagship event.

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NHS Professionals are proud to support NHS ConFed Expo 2022
05/05/2022

As the leading provider of temporary staff to the NHS, with more than 180,000 Bank Members and 50+ client Trusts, we are delighted to be a major sponsor for NHS ConFed Expo 2022.

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Celebration not Resignation: Retaining Top Talent in 2022
03/05/2022

What can organisations do to retain their best people in this period of workforce turbulence? Listen to the latest podcast by NHS Professionals CEO, Nicola McQueen.

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Late May and Jubilee Bank Holiday Timesheet Changes 2022
03/05/2022

Please note the amended timesheet release and payment dates around the Jubilee bank holiday period.

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Bridging the gap between the ‘health inequalities’ and ‘equalities’ agenda
26/04/2022

NHS Professionals is sponsoring the ‘Improving Health Outcomes in Marginalised Communities’ event in which our Diversity and Inclusion Lead, Mina Jesa, will deliver a session during the day.

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Flexible working: good for people, places and populations
26/04/2022

What will an integrated care system (ICS) workforce look like and how and where will its people work? How can the NHS innovate its approach to recruitment and retention to achieve collaborative, person-centred care in the ICS era? These and other key questions will be debated at The King’s Fund’s Integrated care in practice conference, proudly sponsored by NHS Professionals.

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Flexibility First for workforce wellbeing (and more)
14/04/2022

On Friday 21 April 2022, NHS Professionals’ Chief Nurse and Director of Clinical Governance, Juliette Cosgrove, will explore how putting flexibility first can support recruitment, retention and wellbeing in the social care workforce.

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Our Nurses Stories - Juliette Cosgrove
14/04/2022

A caring nurse uses all the knowledge, skills and experience they have in every act, from managing a critically ill person or just helping someone get more comfortable in a chair, says Juliette Cosgrove, Chief Nurse and Director of Clinical Governance, NHS Professionals.

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Workforce Matters – Juliette Cosgrove speaks at NHE Workforce event
12/04/2022

Juliette, NHS Professionals’ Chief Nurse and Director of Clinical Governance, had been invited to the panel to share her experiences gained during her 30-year nursing career.

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NHSPI & SYBICS celebrate their ‘Finalist’ position at HSJ Partnership Awards
25/03/2022

NHS Professionals International and the South Yorkshire & Bassetlaw ICS (SYBICS) were delighted to be named finalists for the HSJ Partnership Awards ‘Staffing Solution of the Year’ category.

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Early May Bank Holiday Timesheet Changes
18/03/2022

Please note the timesheet release and payment dates for early May 2022.

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Our Nurses Stories - Lisa Maclean
18/03/2022

Courage in nursing is being able to step back, listen and understand the patient’s perspective, when all you want to do is make them better, says Lisa Maclean, Deputy Chief Nurse/Lead for Clinical Learning and Development, NHS Professionals.

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The Great British Care Awards 2022
17/03/2022

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Loud and proud: giving flexible workers a voice in the heart of Westminster
15/03/2022

Read or listen to the latest blog from our CEO Nicola McQueen on her experience at the Health Select Ctte and the importance of flexible working.

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NHSP: International Women's Day 2022
07/03/2022

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Nicola McQueen discusses the latest NHS workforce coverage
04/03/2022

The issue of NHS Workforce planning grows more important by the day. Yesterday, the Guardian spoke about the NHS ‘staffing crisis’. Nursing Times also published news that the House of Lords are supporting proposals for better workforce planning.

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Compassion: Nurse Lead Helen Michael – former sexual health nurse, research nurse and CQC Inspector in adult social care
02/03/2022

Compassionate nurses appreciate that other people might have different beliefs but they still deserve care and understanding, says Helen Michael, Nurse Lead, NHS Professionals.

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Flexibility first: the future of the NHS workforce
01/03/2022

At today’s Health and Social Care Committee, NHS Professionals’ Chief Executive, Nicola McQueen was invited to give evidence around the workforce challenge facing the NHS.

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Our Nurses Stories - Colman Pyne
23/02/2022

Compassion in nursing is about respect and being willing to reach out to another person without judgements or preconceptions, says Colman Pyne, Senior Nurse, Mental Health, Quality and Governance, NHS Professionals.

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Courage: Denise Stevens – Clinical Governance Nurse Manager, A&E, CDUs and Urgent care
16/02/2022

Courage in nursing is about digging deep when breaking bad news and advocating for patients when they are vulnerable, says Denise Stevens, Clinical Governance Nurse Manager, A&E, CDUs and Urgent Care, NHS Professionals.

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Flexing to meet the workforce flux
11/02/2022

“The healthcare recruitment market continues to be highly challenging. However, as experts in putting people in places to care, we are using every opportunity to actively support our client Trusts and attract skilled Bank Members into their roles.

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Changing your landscape and why it’s good to ‘walk and talk’
02/02/2022

Hear NHS Professionals CEO Nicola McQueen's audio recording of her views on walk and talk meetings and our new campaign message of Putting People in Places to Care.

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Building a flexible workforce to support NHS transformation by Mike Ruddle, Chief Commercial Officer
01/02/2022

While we remain ready to step up our crisis response once again if needed, our focus now is to fully support the NHS in its recovery to help build a more sustainable workforce over the coming months and beyond

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WM People Top Employers Awards 2022
25/01/2022

NHS Professionals is delighted to be the lead sponsor for the WM People Top Employers Awards 2022, the results of which have been announced today (25 January 2022).

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Recognising the importance of mental health at work
24/01/2022

NHS Professionals has taken another step forward in supporting the mental health of all of its employees by signing up to the UK Mental Health at Work Commitment.

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Putting People in Places to Care
21/01/2022

As a critical workforce provider to the NHS, NHS Professionals is focussed on Putting People in Places to Care. This message is at the heart of our new campaign. You can watch our campaign video and read more here

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NHS Professionals named as a Top Employer for 2022
20/01/2022

NHS Professionals (NHSP) are pleased to announce that we have been named as a Top Employer for 2021 (UK and Ireland) by the Top Employers Institute.

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International recruitment expertise delivers prestigious award nomination
19/01/2022

NHS Professionals International and their partners in the South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw ICS (SYBICS) are celebrating after becoming Finalists in the HSJ Partnership Award for Staffing Solution of the Year.

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NHS Professional’s high standards for employee professional development recognised by the ACCA
05/01/2022

NHS Professionals has gained coveted ‘Approved Employer’ status from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), thanks to an unwavering focus on creating professional development opportunities for its staff.

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Behind the curtain: expanding our non-clinical NHS workforce - James Orr
08/12/2021

Out of the total 1.5 million full-time equivalents employed in the NHS, Non-clinical staff make up more than 190,000, with thousands more working part-time. They work ‘behind the curtain’ in less obvious functions such as hotel services (catering and laundry, for example), estates, digital (IM&T), administration and management.

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NHS Professionals win two APSCo awards
07/12/2021

We are pleased to announce that we have been recognised with two industry awards from the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo).

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Our promise to create a valued Member community
24/11/2021

Melanie Simmonds, Head of Bank Member Engagement highlights NHS Professionals new Bank Member Promise

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Rethink Donation
22/11/2021

NHS Professionals are continuing their partnership with Rethink Mental Illness by making a donation to mark the number of shifts worked on World Mental Health Day (10th October).

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NHS Professionals International recognised by Nursing Times
18/11/2021

NHS Professionals International (NHSPI) is celebrating being nominated Best International Recruitment Experience Award at the highly respected Nursing Times Awards, held last night in London (17 November 2021).

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NHSP CEO Nicola McQueen recognised in the SIA Top 150 Women in Staffing list for a 6th successive year and the international 50 list
16/11/2021

Nicola McQueen, NHS Professionals’ CEO, has been named as one of the top global 150 Women in Staffing by international firm, Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA).

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We’re With You’ – for this winter and beyond
12/11/2021

As we approach the darker winter months, healthcare professionals, other clinical staff and non-clinical staff are being encouraged to support their local Trusts and hospitals by registering with NHS Professionals as Bank Members.

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Second nomination for NHS Professionals in prestigious inaugural workforce awards
11/11/2021

We’ve also been shortlisted for the first ever APSCo OutSource Awards for Managed Service Provider (MSP) of the Year.

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New appointment: Marcus Riddell, Director of Strategic Partnerships
09/11/2021

“I am delighted to have joined NHSP as Director of Strategic Partnerships at this critical time for the NHS. The workforce challenges the NHS faces are intensifying and NHSP continues to be at the forefront of efforts to meet these challenges. Collaboration between all of us committed to ensuring the NHS not only meets the immediate challenges but can create a long-lasting workforce strategy is going to be vital.”

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NHS Professionals sponsors Nursing Times Summit and Awards
09/11/2021

NHS Professionals is proud to be a key sponsor for the Nursing Times Workforce Summit and Awards. The event launches today (10 November 2021) with a virtual event before the in-person Summit and Awards is held next week

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NHS Professionals nominated for Recruitment Company of the Year Excellence Award by APSCo
08/11/2021

NHS Professionals’ focus on creating an outstanding recruitment experience has been recognised by the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo), with a nomination for ‘Recruitment Company of the Year’ in their annual Excellence Awards.

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Sharing knowledge, supporting the NHS
03/11/2021

NHS Professionals was recently invited to join the NHS Recruitment and Retention Digital Conference to share our recruitment and workforce knowledge.

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NHS Professionals proud to sponsor the Nursing Times Workforce Award
02/11/2021

Good luck to all our nominated Trusts who have been shortlisted for the Nursing Times Workforce Awards. These awards bring together the brightest talent in planning, recruitment, staff retention, wellbeing, and inclusion.

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An unforgettable year: what have I and we learnt from it?
26/10/2021

When I took on the role of NHSP’s CEO, I was ready for anything and I expected the unexpected. It goes with the job and that’s my natural mindset. But the events of 2020/21 stretched that mindset further than I thought possible.

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NHS Professionals' CEO recognised in Staffing Europe 100 list
25/10/2021

NHS Professionals’ Chief Executive Officer, Nicola McQueen, has again been named as one of the top 100 staffing industry leaders in Europe.

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NHS Professionals recognised at recruitment industry awards
21/10/2021

NHS Professionals has been Highly Commended for our recruitment expertise at the TIARA Awards Ceremony, hosted by TALiNT Partners.

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AHP Day 2021 - Recognising the vital role of Allied Health Professionals within the NHS
12/10/2021

Kirsty is passionate about highlighting how vital AHP’s are to both NHSP and the wider NHS and is committed to improving their member experiences with us.

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Christmas and New Year Timesheet Changes 2021
12/10/2021

Please ensure you release your timesheets by midnight on Thursday 23rd December to be paid on Friday 31st December, or Thursday 30th December to be paid on Friday 7th January.

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Sharing our workforce expertise
07/10/2021

NHS Professionals were recently invited to share the business’ workforce expertise with senior leaders within the UK’s premier staffing companies at the World Leaders In Recruitment event, organised by TALiNT Partners.

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Coronavirus: legal requirement for care home staff to be vaccinated
01/10/2021

From the 11 November 2021, it is a legal requirement for anyone who works in a CQC registered care home, to have received both doses of the COVID-19 vaccination.

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Agile Partnership Through Crisis And Change – our 2020/21 Annual Review
27/09/2021

Our pride in our work – and the achievements of our clients throughout this difficult time – shine out from the NHSP 2020/21 Annual Review, which is now available to download.

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Industry recognition for NHS Professional client trusts
22/09/2021

Congratulations to all our NHS Partner Trusts who were shortlisted and became finalists for the HSJ Patient Safety Awards. These awards recognise the efforts of driving quality and improvement for patient safety.

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NHSP supports the Care Homes Conference
16/09/2021

NHS Professionals was delighted to sponsor the Care Homes Conference 2021, supporting high-quality person-centred care.

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Mandatory Vaccinations at Client Trusts
10/09/2021

Should one of our Client Trusts impose mandatory vaccination for its own staff, NHS Professionals will mirror this requirement on the basis that it applies only to those aged 18 or over in patient-facing roles.

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NHS Professionals nominated for LaingBuisson Award!
08/09/2021

We are delighted and proud to announce that NHS Professionals (NHSP) have been selected as a finalist in the Outstanding Response to COVID in Healthcare category at this year’s LaingBuisson Awards.

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NHSP Sponsors Brand New​ ‘Promoting Diversity and Inclusion in Communications’​ Award​
23/08/2021

NHS Professionals are excited to announce that we are partnering with the NHS Confederation and NHS Providers, in association with The Centre for Health Communications Research, to sponsor the NHS Communicate Award category: ‘Promoting Diversity and Inclusion in Communications’.

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Bank Holiday Timesheet Dates 2021
19/08/2021

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NHS Professionals nominated for international recruitment excellence
13/08/2021

We are very pleased to announce that NHS Professionals has been shortlisted for the Best International Recruitment Experience Award category in the Nursing Times Workforce Awards 2021.

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Flexible support when the NHS needs it the most
23/07/2021

NHS Professional’s Chief Nurse, Juliette Cosgrove, shares her thoughts on how flexible workers can support the whole healthcare system through its time of greatest need.

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