Having produced a series of benchmarking reports on the topic of agency staff usage in the NHS, Liaison was asked to contribute when the HSJ was researching some of the causes of the increase in agency staff spending and some of the possible solutions.  Ian Child, Liaison’s Workforce Director was interviewed by the HSJ for […]

Difficulty in recruiting permanent staff drives NHS agency spend New research reveals rising cost of staff shortages This week Liaison launched the latest Taking the Temperature report for Q1 2015/16  which analyses pay and commission by grade and specialty across 51 trusts and boards using the workforce services, and compares results by size, type, region and agency. […]

Liaison’s latest Taking the Temperature report (Q1 2015/16) uncovers the cost of the NHS’ difficulty in recruiting staff to fill full time vacancies is having on the health service. The findings reveal that almost 85 per cent of temporary medical locum staff bookings, excluding nurses, are made to fill vacancies for permanent positions, costing the […]

The London Stock Exchange (LSE) has identified some of the UK’s fastest-growing and most dynamic small and medium sized businesses in its long-awaited report titled “1000 Companies to Inspire Britain”. Liaison, which has been going from strength to strength these past few years, is very proud to have been selected as one of these pioneering […]

NHS AGENCY STAFF COMMISSION RATES FALL WHILE PAY RATES INCREASE Greater self-sufficiency and collaborating on bank staffing resources are key to getting NHS agency staff spend under control   Commission as a percentage of the total pay and commission bill for NHS agency staff dropped by 0.63% to 10.64% last year (2014/15), while hourly pay […]