Over the Christmas and New Year holiday my wife (who is a clinician for the NHS) and I were taking a much-deserved break in a small seaside village in North Wales when we witnessed the work of the NHS at first hand.  The North Wales Air Ambulance swooped down over our remote holiday cottage and [...]

As the UK braces itself for one of the worst winters on record and with warnings of an increasingly pressurised NHS workforce, our TempRE workforce service can help you to fill shifts across many specialisms, pay workers weekly and book ‘shifts on the go’ during the busiest time of the year. A quarterly report by [...]

We’ve been working with over a quarter of NHS trusts in England to support them in adopting better habits around how they recruit, manage and retain their temporary workforce, with encouraging results. So, here’s three New Year’s resolutions we’re very happy to support. 1. Spend Less Our workforce advisory services have saved the NHS over […]

This week, analysis released by BMA Scotland said the shortage of consultants in Scotland’s NHS is twice as bad as official figures indicate because hundreds of vacancies are not recorded.  The body warned that the vacancy rate is higher than official figures and is more likely to be 13.9 per cent, the equivalent of around […]

Figures from our latest Q2 Taking the Temperature report show that NHS organisations and trusts are continuing to rely heavily on locum or temporary workers to deliver frontline patient care across all specialties. Here we look at the top five reasons for sourcing temporary workers across the NHS. Vacancy – The single most common reason […]