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Shall I become an agency nurse?

March 22, 2022
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There are a huge amount of nursing vacancies listed all over the UK and Internationally in places like trade journals as well as online portals meaning it can be difficult to sort through them all and find the best position for you that ticks the boxes. Nursing agencies make the process of finding nursing jobs […]

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Do I register with more than 1 nursing agency

February 24, 2022
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There are currently estimated to be around 38,000 unfilled NHS vacancies in England, leaving Trusts heavily reliant on agency staff to plug the gaps and creating lots of opportunities for Nurses who are interested in temporary work. But what is an agency nurse? According to the English Dictionary, an agency nurse is ‘a nurse employed by […]

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Nursing. Demand is high

January 24, 2022
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Nurses play a critical role in healthcare delivery and nursing is seen as one of the most trusted professionals in the field. However, Nurses are worn out, tired, overworked, and our exhausted clinicians and staff are dealing not only with the trauma of a deadly virus and its effects, but also with fundamental changes to […]

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Nursing Facts and Figures

December 22, 2021
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Employment of registered nurses is projected to grow 9 percent from 2020 to 2030 which is actually about 194,500 openings each year, on average, over the decade. However, the profession has entered a challenging period in terms of nurse recruitment and retention especially when it comes to the difficulty in recruiting new RNs. Large numbers of […]

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RN Shortages

November 23, 2021
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Hospitals are largely relying on recruiting graduate registered nurses (RN’s) and staffing agencies to fill open positions. However, by recruiting at RN level there is still an average of one in five nurses leaving their first job within 12 months. A sad statistic. There’s no denying that COVID-19 has had and continues to have a significant […]

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Nursing in the UK

October 20, 2021
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Nursing roles are vital to every aspect of Britain’s the healthcare industry with an essential variety of roles in medical, administrative and support roles, they are what supports a vast amount of society in the UK. Put bluntly, nurses make a difference to the lives of thousands of patients every day. However, the demand for […]

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What is happening with the nursing sector

September 28, 2021
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Life if very different from what it used to be – not least for healthcare professionals. Even when coronavirus arrived, there were already nearly 40,000 nursing vacancies in the NHS in England and, although the UK is, hopefully, over the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic, but nurses across the NHS and social care sector face […]

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Are there downsides to agency nursing?

August 16, 2021
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Following on from our previous article about the benefits, we’d be wrong to not outline the reasons for being a full-time, salaried member of staff. To elaborate. Full time nursing jobs are at a very minimum, predictable in terms of the hours of work so you can make plans around the shifts that you are […]

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The Benefits of Agency Nursing

July 28, 2021
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To qualify as an agency nurse, you should have at least an associate’s degree in nursing, along with certification and the following skills: Medical assessment – agency nurses should excel at assessing and measuring patient health and wellness, both through direct observation and conducting medical tests and evaluations. But why should you become an agency nurse? […]

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Nursing Recruitment in the UK

June 28, 2021
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The NHS currently employs over 1.4 million staff, but right now it is struggling to recruit and retain nursing, specialist and midwifery staff. These problems are most obvious in inner cities and trusts, but these are, however, unprecedented times. Nursing staff in almost all settings are facing challenges beyond what were ever expected. Nursing staff […]

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