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Retaining the workforce with inclusion and kindness
21/12/2023

Read our full report on a thought-provoking panel session at The King's Fund's 2023 annual conference.

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NHS Professionals' CEO again announced in Global Power 150 Women and Staffing Europe 100 lists
23/11/2023

The NHS Professionals’ Chief Executive Officer Nicola McQueen has been named in two prestigious international staffing and workforce lists.

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December 2023 and January 2024 Timesheet Changes
10/11/2023

Please make sure you release your timesheets by midnight on the dates given to ensure you are paid on time.

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NHS Professionals increases service to Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
27/10/2023

NHS Professionals (NHSP) now provides a full Bank Service to the newly formed Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (RDUH).

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NHS Professionals Scoops Specialist Recruitment Company of the Year for the Second Time
20/10/2023

NHS Professionals has won the Grant Thornton Specialist Recruitment Company of the Year Award for the second consecutive year at the highly respected Talint Partners TIARA Awards.

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NHS Professionals wins Recruitment Company of the Year
29/09/2023

NHS Professionals saw off the competition to be crowned Recruitment Company of the Year at one of the recruitment industry’s biggest awards ceremonies

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NHS Professionals scoops two recruitment awards
28/09/2023

For the second time NHS Professionals awarded ‘Recruitment Company of the Year over £250m Turnover’ as well as ‘MSP of the Year’.

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Here to stay: what drives and motivates the NHS flexible workforce
08/08/2023

In September 2021 the rules on flexible working in the NHS changed meaning that those on these terms could request flexible working from day one of employment. Find out what exactly is ‘flexible working’ and its impact on the NHS workforce.

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August 2023 Bank Holiday Timesheets
03/08/2023

Due to the August bank holiday, we have made a small change to the timesheet release date to avoid any disruption to your usual payment date.

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NHS Professionals successfully awarded supplier status on NHS Workforce Alliance framework
31/07/2023

NHS Professionals is delighted to announce that we have recently been awarded a prestigious place on the highly competitive Managed Staff Banks Framework (RM6278) through NHS Workforce Alliance.

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NHS Professionals International successfully win place on NHS Workforce Alliance international framework
31/07/2023

NHS Professionals International are delighted to announce that they have recently been awarded a place on a high-profile staffing framework through NHS Workforce Alliance.

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NHS Professionals continue partnership with the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP)
20/07/2023

NHS Professionals will continue to share best practices and insights with the CSP and their registered physiotherapists.

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Celebrating another four years in partnership with Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust
14/07/2023

NHS Professionals (NHSP) are delighted to announce that Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust has renewed their contract for another four years.

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The NHS 15 Year Workforce Plan: NHS Professionals’ View
07/07/2023

NHS England has now published its long-awaited workforce plan which sets out the ambitions for growing and developing the NHS workforce over the next 15 years. Its ‘Train, Retain, Reform’ focus establishes a clear direction of travel. Read our thoughts here.

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NHS ConfedExpo 2023 Conference Keynotes
06/07/2023

As the largest provider of flexible workers to the NHS, NHS Professionals proudly hosted an expert panel session with a large audience of health and care professionals at the ConfedExpo in June 2023.

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NHS ConfedExpo 2023 Conference Keynotes
28/06/2023

NHS Professionals hosted an interactive workshop session focused on collaboration. The session saw groups of delegates explore the new collaboration agenda. Here we summarise some of the points agreed by each group for their chosen issue.

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NHS Professionals is proud to sponsor the Royal College of Occupational Therapists (RCOT) Annual Conference
31/05/2023

NHS Professionals currently has occupational therapists at 16 of our partner Trusts and we are proud to support the important work that RCOT do to raise the profile of occupational therapy.

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Mental Health Awareness Week: Anxiety
16/05/2023

This year's theme for Mental Health Awareness Week is Anxiety. Sam Boyes, a Cognitive Behaviour Therapist and Bank Member at Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust discuss the impact of anxiety.

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Viewpoint: The King’s Fund Annual Leadership and Workforce Summit
09/05/2023

NHS Professionals proudly hosted a breakfast panel session at the King’s Fund’s tenth Annual Leadership and Workforce Summit in March 2023.

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May Bank Holiday Timesheet Changes 2023
02/05/2023

May Bank Holiday Timesheet Changes 2023

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Educating the next generation of Healthcare Support Workers
28/04/2023

NHS Professionals (NHSP) are proud sponsors of the “Best Student Experience” category at this year’s Student Nursing Times Awards.

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Great expectations: how to prove ‘return on investment’ in the complex world of healthcare education and training
18/04/2023

Great expectations: how to prove ‘return on investment’ in the complex world of healthcare education and training | By Stuart Lowry, Service Development Director, NHS Professionals Academy

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NHS Professionals' New Research Unveils Detailed Personas of the Non-Clinical Workforce
17/04/2023

This timely report uses innovative ‘persona’ research to shine a light on our non-clinical Bank Members – especially the growing number who choose to work flexibly on our Bank.

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The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust continues working with NHS Professionals
11/04/2023

NHS Professionals are excited to announce that The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust has renewed their contract. NHS Professionals will continue to work alongside the Trust, managing its flexible workforce across a number of staff groups – a partnership that has been active for more than 18 years.

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NHS Professionals appoints new Chair, Dr Helen Phillips
04/04/2023

NHS Professionals is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Chair of the Board. Dr Helen Phillips started her new role with the award-winning staffing provider at the beginning of April 2023.

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NHS Professionals' New Research Unveils Detailed Personas of AHP, HCS and Social Workers to Improve Services
29/03/2023

This timely report uses innovative ‘persona’ research to shine a light on Allied Health Professionals, Healthcare Scientists and Social Workers. Using its data can help us and the Trusts we work with maximise the talent within these specialist staff groups and deliver consistently high-quality services.

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Staffing success: NHS Professionals International and Pan-Mersey win at the HSJ Partnership Awards 2023!
24/03/2023

NHS Professionals International (NHSPI), in partnership with the Pan-Mersey group of NHS Trusts, were named winners of the ‘Staffing Solution of the Year’ award at the industry-leading HSJ Partnership Awards

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Easter Bank Holiday Timesheet Changes 2023
21/03/2023

Here you can find the timesheet deadlines for bank holidays in April 2023.

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Overseas NHS Workers Day
02/03/2023

Kelly shares what change means to her and how we can all do our part to create a fairer, more inclusive world.

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NHS Professionals celebrates National Apprenticeship Week
10/02/2023

NHS Professionals is proud to be supporting National Apprenticeship Week, which takes place between Monday 6 February and Sunday 12 February 2023.

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NHS Professionals welcomes new Chief People Officer
08/02/2023

NHS Professionals are delighted to announce the appointment of a new Chief People Officer. Helen Ives, who joined the organisation in January 2023, will lead the people vision.

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NHS Professionals is recognised as a Top Employer in 2023
17/01/2023

The 2023 Top Employers have been announced and NHS Professionals has been recognised once again as a Top Employer in the UK and Ireland.

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Britain’s got talent: rethinking recruitment of the health and care workforce
20/12/2022

Like any organisation, the success of the NHS hinges on the talent of its people and this has never been more true. The pandemic response gave us some incredible examples. But in reality, it’s an everyday event in the NHS. Staff routinely demonstrate their outstanding talent by delivering great care in very challenging circumstances.

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HIVE goes live: The new Trust-wide electronic patient records system at MFT
30/11/2022

Pivotal to their transformation programme, HIVE was to be launched across all 10 Trust hospitals for substantive colleagues, NHS Professionals Bank Members, agency staff, and contractors, ahead of go live on 8th September 2022.

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Five Reasons Why Upskilling Older NHS Staff is a Great Idea Right Now
24/11/2022

We pinpoint some of the key benefits older staff bring to the NHS and why continuing to invest in their skills and career paths is a sound move.

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National Older Workers Week
21/11/2022

NHS Professionals is a proud sponsor of National Older Worker’s Week – celebrating the lifetime of skills and experiences that older workers bring to the NHS.

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Christmas Bank Holiday Timesheet Changes 2022/2023
18/11/2022

The timesheet deadlines for bank holidays in December and January

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A rise in bank fill and reductions in agency usage at Southport & Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust
16/11/2022

During the height of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, Bank demand at Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust had been dominated by unfilled vacancies, increasing the risk to safe staffing and lack of continuity for patient care at the Trust

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IT Maintenance Work
31/10/2022

Please note we are carrying out essential technical/IT maintenance work which will be completed on a fortnightly basis on Mondays and Tuesdays, between 31st October – 13th December.

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NHS Professionals signs up to the Care Leaver Covenant
28/10/2022

As the country marks Care Leavers Week, NHS Professionals is proud to announce it has signed up to the Care Leaver Covenant.

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Congratulations to all the winners of the RCN Nursing Awards 2022
12/10/2022

NHS Professionals would like to congratulate all the winners of the RCN Nursing Awards, whose pioneering projects have improved patient care and services across all specialities.

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Black History Month: Kelly Liburd
07/10/2022

Kelly shares what change means to her and how we can all do our part to create a fairer, more inclusive world.

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James Orr is Highly Commended at Recruiter Awards 2022
05/10/2022

NHS Professionals’ Manging Director James Orr has been “Highly Commended” for his inspirational and entrepreneurial leadership style, at the Recruiter Awards 2022 which celebrates the very best talent in the industry.

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NHS Professionals Wins Talint Partners TIARA Award for Specialist Recruitment Company of the Year
05/10/2022

NHS Professionals has won the Specialist Recruitment Company of the Year Award at the highly respected Talint Partners TIARA Awards, held last night in London (19 October 2022).

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National Fraud Initiative 2022
29/09/2022

NHS Professionals will again be participating in this year’s National Fraud Initiative (NFI). The NFI is a sophisticated data matching exercise run by the Cabinet Office which matches electronic data within and between participating bodies to prevent and detect fraudulent and erroneous payments from the public purse

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NHS Professionals International and Sheffield Teaching nominated for industry award
20/09/2022

NHS Professionals International is delighted to have been recently shortlisted with our client partner, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, for a Nursing Times Workforce Award for Best International Recruitment Experience!

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NHS Professionals is proud to sponsor the HPMA UK Conference 2022
07/09/2022

NHS Professionals are delighted to join the HPMA UK Conference 2022 in Birmingham for their first live event since 2019.

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August 2022 Bank Holiday Timesheet Changes
05/08/2022

Please note the amended timesheet release and payment dates around the August Bank Holiday period.

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NHS Professionals receives another nomination for TIARA Specialist Recruitment Company of the Year
25/07/2022

This award recognises market leaders in a specialist sector who can demonstrate the best growth, depth of knowledge, and differentiation from competitors.

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People Partners: 12 Ways To Achieve Successful Healthcare Workforce Collaboration
20/07/2022

Drawing on theory and real-world practice from across the NHS and public sector, we’ve identified 12 success factors to help healthcare workforce collaborations avoid potential hazards and make faster progress.

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Top tips for staying cool while on shift this summer
14/07/2022

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NHS Professionals expands its locations and services for 2022/23
12/07/2022

NHS Professionals, the country’s largest provider of flexible workers to the NHS, has announced an expansion of its corporate locations across England to further support their client Trusts, Bank Members and company staff.

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The next chapter! Surrey & Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (SaBP) renew with NHS Professionals
30/06/2022

We’re pleased to announce that Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (SaBP) has renewed their contract with NHS Professionals (NHSP) meaning that we will continue to work in partnership to manage their flexible workforce.

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NHS Professionals announce brand new partnership with the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP)
29/06/2022

The new partnership, announced officially today on the 29th June, means that NHS Professionals has the opportunity to share best practices and insights with the CSP and their registered physiotherapists.

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Pride in Pride
29/06/2022

As we celebrate Pride month, Ronnie Farr, Chair of our new LGBTQ+ Network, reflects on what Pride means to her.

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NHS Professionals nominated for Recruitment Company of the Year
24/06/2022

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Delight at prestigious award nomination for James Orr
15/06/2022

We are delighted to share the news that James Orr, Managing Director of NHS Professionals’ specialist Doctors Direct , has been shortlisted for a significant recruitment industry award.

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Breaking into the Bank – NHS Professionals at RCN Congress 2022
10/06/2022

NHS Professionals were proud to sponsor and speak at this year’s Royal College of Nursing Congress, held in Glasgow from 5th-9th June 2022. Our Chief Nurse, Juliette Cosgrove has shared more information about this flagship event.

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NHS Professionals are proud to support NHS ConFed Expo 2022
05/05/2022

As the leading provider of temporary staff to the NHS, with more than 180,000 Bank Members and 50+ client Trusts, we are delighted to be a major sponsor for NHS ConFed Expo 2022.

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Celebration not Resignation: Retaining Top Talent in 2022
03/05/2022

What can organisations do to retain their best people in this period of workforce turbulence? Listen to the latest podcast by NHS Professionals CEO, Nicola McQueen.

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Late May and Jubilee Bank Holiday Timesheet Changes 2022
03/05/2022

Please note the amended timesheet release and payment dates around the Jubilee bank holiday period.

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Bridging the gap between the ‘health inequalities’ and ‘equalities’ agenda
26/04/2022

NHS Professionals is sponsoring the ‘Improving Health Outcomes in Marginalised Communities’ event in which our Diversity and Inclusion Lead, Mina Jesa, will deliver a session during the day.

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Flexible working: good for people, places and populations
26/04/2022

What will an integrated care system (ICS) workforce look like and how and where will its people work? How can the NHS innovate its approach to recruitment and retention to achieve collaborative, person-centred care in the ICS era? These and other key questions will be debated at The King’s Fund’s Integrated care in practice conference, proudly sponsored by NHS Professionals.

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Flexibility First for workforce wellbeing (and more)
14/04/2022

On Friday 21 April 2022, NHS Professionals’ Chief Nurse and Director of Clinical Governance, Juliette Cosgrove, will explore how putting flexibility first can support recruitment, retention and wellbeing in the social care workforce.

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Our Nurses Stories - Juliette Cosgrove
14/04/2022

A caring nurse uses all the knowledge, skills and experience they have in every act, from managing a critically ill person or just helping someone get more comfortable in a chair, says Juliette Cosgrove, Chief Nurse and Director of Clinical Governance, NHS Professionals.

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Workforce Matters – Juliette Cosgrove speaks at NHE Workforce event
12/04/2022

Juliette, NHS Professionals’ Chief Nurse and Director of Clinical Governance, had been invited to the panel to share her experiences gained during her 30-year nursing career.

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NHSPI & SYBICS celebrate their ‘Finalist’ position at HSJ Partnership Awards
25/03/2022

NHS Professionals International and the South Yorkshire & Bassetlaw ICS (SYBICS) were delighted to be named finalists for the HSJ Partnership Awards ‘Staffing Solution of the Year’ category.

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Early May Bank Holiday Timesheet Changes
18/03/2022

Please note the timesheet release and payment dates for early May 2022.

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Our Nurses Stories - Lisa Maclean
18/03/2022

Courage in nursing is being able to step back, listen and understand the patient’s perspective, when all you want to do is make them better, says Lisa Maclean, Deputy Chief Nurse/Lead for Clinical Learning and Development, NHS Professionals.

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The Great British Care Awards 2022
17/03/2022

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