Due to recent world events, it’s probably safe to assume that everybody has now realised just how important healthcare is and how hard healthcare practitioners, doctors, nurses, surgeons, GPs, and many more besides work to provide healthcare to the general public.   If there’s one thing the Coronavirus pandemic has highlighted in the healthcare industry,…

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Ever since the global pandemic took hold here in the UK back in 2020, it is safe to say that COVID-19 has changed the way our National Health Service operates. For the last year now, hospitals up and down the UK, many of which have been hugely understaffed, have found themselves on the brink of…

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Introduction Globally, there has been considerable growth in flexible working, not excepting the healthcare profession where non-permanent healthcare workers are referred to as locums or as I prefer to refer to as ‘the flexible workforce solution’.   A locum position is a short-mid-term cover for a role by another in the same profession, especially among…

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Key Reasons We Need Physical Contact Regularly   If there’s one thing a global pandemic can highlight, it’s the importance of physical touch and contact with others. The vast majority of you reading this article today will likely have spent the best part of the last year in and out of lockdowns, social distancing, in…

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2020 was a year we will all remember for a very long time, a challenge, a testing time for businesses and individuals and a year that stretched the limits of our society to real capacity. Times like these make you reflect on how very much we have and how privileged some of us are, and…

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The NHS contains around 2 million people in its workforce. This fraction of the population works together to take care of the healthcare needs of the other 65 million people who live and work in the UK. Considering the population’s ratio to healthcare workers, it can easily be imagined that a lot could go wrong.…

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