As Covid crisis begins to fade, so does health staffing agencies' revenue
The pandemic response sent health staffing agencies ’ revenue to new heights, but with the crisis ebbing, they now face new challenges to find growth. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 16, 2024 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Grace Mayer Source Type: news

BrightStar Care ® Receives 2024 Enterprise Champion for Quality Award for 12th Consecutive Year
Acclaimed for Providing a Higher Standard of Care, the Nation's Leading Home Care Franchise Receives Prestigious Honor from The Joint Commission GURNEE, Ill., May 15, 2024 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- BrightStar Care, the leading national home care and medical staffing agency with more than 380... (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - May 15, 2024 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: AWD Source Type: news

Prospect of Better Hours, Less Burnout Fuels Locum Tenens Prospect of Better Hours, Less Burnout Fuels Locum Tenens
Improving work hours and burnout were leading factors why physicians and advanced practice professionals turned to locum tenens assignments, according to a recent survey.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Headlines - April 26, 2024 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

BrightStar Care ® Chosen by Medically Home to Expand its Network of Service Providers Delivering Innovative Hospital-at-Home Model of Care
BrightStar Care Broadens Hospital-at-Home Capabilities, Adds Primary In-Home Clinician and Transportation Services with Medically Home GURNEE, Ill., April 23, 2024 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- BrightStar Care, the nation's leading home care and medical staffing agency with more than 380... (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - April 23, 2024 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: LIC Source Type: news

Locum psychiatrists providing poor care in Scotland, campaigners say
Scottish NHS boards have spent more than £125m since 2019 to provide temporary cover amid drop in consultant numbersMental health campaigners have protested about the significant use oftemporary locum psychiatrists in Scotland, alleging that it leads to substandard and harmful medical care.Peter Todd, a campaigner based in Caithness in the north of Scotland, said the heavy reliance on locum psychiatrists by the NHS was a sign of a growing crisis in mental health services across the country.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 21, 2024 Category: Science Authors: Severin Carrell Tags: Scotland Mental health NHS Doctors Psychology UK news Source Type: news

Hide and seek: How to help recruiters find you
Today’s employment landscape can be a confusing and frustrating world to navigate, but we have some tips that could help you land that next job. Looking for a new role can sometimes feel like a never-ending slog through employment pages, recruitment agencies and corporate social media – only for…#recruiters #linkedin #spotify #apple (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 19, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Podcast: Untapped locum GP capacity, NHS evidence on GP pay, NHS U-turn on mental health support
The GPonline team discusses the key news stories affecting general practice in our podcast. (Source: GP Online News)
Source: GP Online News - April 19, 2024 Category: Primary Care Tags: Podcast Source Type: news

NHS hospitals heavily reliant on locum doctors charging up to £850 per shift are 'undoubtedly' risking patient safety, study warns
While temporary staff are a 'vital resource' to plug workforce gaps, issues such as unfamiliarity with protocols and procedures mean they 'pose patient safety challenges' for the NHS, experts say. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 16, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Untapped locum capacity could deliver 250,000 extra GP appointments a week
Unused locum GP capacity could deliver more than 250,000 extra appointments a week if practices were funded to employ them, analysis by GPonline suggests. (Source: GP Online News)
Source: GP Online News - April 15, 2024 Category: Primary Care Tags: Workforce Source Type: news

BrightStar Care ® Receives Prestigious ASPECT Award from Aging Media
BrightStar Care's Best & Brightest is an Award-Winning Campaign, Recognized for Best Multimedia Campaign GURNEE, Ill., April 9, 2024 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- BrightStar Care, the nation's leading home care and medical staffing agency with more than 380 corporate-owned and franchise locations... (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - April 9, 2024 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: AWD Source Type: news

Trusts delay pay cut after doctors’ protest
A hospital group has agreed to delay cutting some locum rates for junior doctors by nearly a third after doctors cancelled shifts in protest this week. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - April 5, 2024 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Pay cut sparks mass cancellation of medical shifts
Around 100 doctors have cancelled shifts after trusts cut locum rates by 30 per cent, according to the British Medical Association.  (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - April 3, 2024 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Ontario nursing unions want staffing agencies phased out after fake nurse worked for 7 months
Ontario nursing associations say the province needs to phase out health-care staffing agencies after a woman worked in long-term care homes in Hamilton and Toronto without any credentials for seven months. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - March 28, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Hamilton Source Type: news

Manitoba reviewing contract after staffing agency fails to bring over any doctors after 8 months
Manitoba's health minister is examining why a staffing agency has little to show for itself after signing a contract to bring 150 family doctors to the province. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - March 27, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Manitoba Source Type: news

Land O' Lakes travel nursing agency files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy
The staffing agency filed to restructure millions of dollars of debt. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - March 25, 2024 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Christina Georgacopoulos Source Type: news