Are you a paediatric nurse?

Total Assist Group can open doors to new nursing opportunities Partnering with a vast array of NHS trusts and private clinics, Total Assist Group strive relentlessly to seek out fantastic opportunities for medical locum and temporary staff. Liaising with medical staffing teams the width and breadth of the UK means we have an incredibly full […]

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Are you a bone marrow specialist nurse?

Total Assist Group widen the net with new nursing opportunities As a robust and industry driven recruitment company, Total Assist Group aims to cater for all aspects of the healthcare sector, working alongside NHS trusts and private clinics to ensure that there is no threat to high patient care standards, despite recent dips in permanent […]

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Are doctors the ‘second victim’?

Up to 43% of doctors could suffer psychological problems after incidents A recent investigation by leading healthcare experts reveals that doctors can be defined as the ‘second victim’ – clinicians who are traumatised by an adverse patient event, with professionals suffering distress similar to post-traumatic stress disorder. With such incidents affecting both the personal and professional lives of […]

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GP phone consultations increase workload by 33%

75% of patients require a second consultation A new study has shown that introducing GP phone consultations instead of face to face appointments does not ease pressures in hectic surgeries – in fact, it increases the workload. Researchers at the University of Exeter Medical School analysed 42 practices, where a GP or nurse phoned back […]

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Bank nurse paid £1,800 for a day’s work by NHS

Short staffed public holidays provide opportunities for locum work A Sky News investigation has revealed that NHS hospitals are so short staffed on bank holidays, they are prepared to pay almost £150 per hour for a nurse to cover a 12 hour shift. The interesting statistics showed that on the May Day bank holiday this […]

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