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My AppLocum Journey – From Apprentice to Consultant

How Kimberley went from an apprentice to a permanent member of the AppLocum family.   Tell us about yourself and... View Article

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Nursing Career Paths

Nursing is more than just a job; it is a vocation. Nursing attracts personalities with heart. They are strong of... View Article

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NHS extends mental health support for staff

As healthcare workers battle the second wave, there are mounting concerns about their mental wellbeing. The British Medical Association has warned that... View Article

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The Benefits of Agency Nursing

Being a nurse is one of the most rewarding professions, even though the pressure can make it difficult at times.... View Article

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Are remote consultations here to stay?

The subject of remote consultations generates mixed opinions amongst healthcare staff. It became a key issue in March 2020 at... View Article

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The Changing Landscape for Surgeons

With the overload of persistent Covid-19 emergencies, surgeons have found it increasingly difficult to have stability in their operational lives.... View Article

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One million missed breast cancer screenings – what now?

The true impact of Covid-19 on the UK healthcare system was unveiled by a troubling wave of cancellations. Operations, routine tests,... View Article

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Increased eligibility for influenza vaccinations – more winter pressure?

With Covid-19 still raging through the UK, PHE (Public Health England) states that it is vital that those vulnerable to... View Article

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How thriving outside of work can prevent burnout

During the era of Covid-19, NHS staff have been revered as heroes. There is no denying that the incredible work... View Article

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Covid-19 Burnout: The Latest Challenge for Healthcare Staff

Constant exhaustion. Reduced morale. Guilt about not working hard enough. These are familiar symptoms to people from all backgrounds. However,... View Article

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