Labour, GP shortages, cuts, blamed for NHS privatisation

Nick Clegg has told MPs in angry exchanges in the House of Commons that the only privatisation of an NHS hospital has come under Labour. He was speaking about Hinchingbrooke in Cambridgeshire while pointing at the shadow health secretary Andy Burnham. He had been sparring with Harriet Harman at PMQs who claimed the deputy prime minister […]

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Total Assist Group to attend NAMPS conference

  Leading healthcare recruitment company pencilled in to exhibit Innovative recruitment company Total Assist Group will be attending the annual NAMPS conference in London this year. The Romford-based healthcare specialists, who focus on supplying  experienced locum doctors and bank nurses for both the NHS and private clinics, will be one of the select businesses exhibiting […]

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How can recruitment agencies support the NHS?

Over the past couple of months, the media hasn’t been shy in flagging up when the NHS appears to be failing. A&E has been one department that has been particularly focused upon, with reams of facts and figures stacking up to paint a poor picture of emergency care. Not only have A&E departments across England […]

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How NHS procurement plans could impact locum staff

These days, you can’t open a newspaper or turn on the TV without catching a glimpse of a news story hailing the incredible debts of the NHS and the undoubted financial struggles that lay ahead for our health service; with prominent think tank the King’s Fund even predicting a complete monetary crisis during 2015/16, if […]

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