In our latest ‘Taking The Temperature’ quarterly report into NHS temporary staff spending 31% of workers in our sample were sourced through trust banks, compared to 29% in the previous quarter. On average, a trust saves £38 per hour by sourcing Consultants through a bank compared to the traditional agency route and £29 per hour […]

A quarterly report on NHS temporary staff spending has shown a continued drive towards a ‘bank first’ approach amongst trusts in England. The ‘Taking The Temperature’ report from workforce services provider Liaison, shows that almost a third of all temporary staff are employed via a trust medical bank – arguably the most cost-effective way of […]

  Direct engagement is just one module of a broader NHS workforce management solution. STAFFflow  and TempRE are our workforce managements services utilised by NHS organisations for effective management of temporary workforce. Our approach is the most proven; currently used by over 60 NHS clients. We started offering the concept of direct engagement into the [...]

NHS workforce and finance specialist Liaison has appointed Simon Hollingsworth as its new Finance Director. Simon joins the company at an exciting time, as it seeks to further expand its successful range of workforce and financial effectiveness services into the UK and international healthcare sector.  Simon will be providing additional strategic and commercial direction within [...]

This week, the Welsh Audit Office (WAO) released figures showing that there has been a 171% increase in the amount spend by NHS Wales on temporary staff over the past seven years. £135.7million was used on agency expenditure – around 82 per cent of which was used to fill vacant positions. The recently published NHS […]