NHS Problems ‘at their worst since 1990’s’

Services in the NHS in England are deteriorating in a way not seen since the early 1990s, according to a leading health think tank. The King's Fund review said waiting times for A&E, cancer care and routine operations had all started getting worse, while deficits were growing. It said such drops in performance had not [...]

Patients put at risk by untrained healthcare assistants!

Patients are being "put at risk" because some healthcare assistants are working without proper training or supervision, a BBC investigation found. Hospital support workers say they have been left alone on wards with up to 40 patients, with junior staff asked to take blood samples and insert IV drips. The Royal College of Nursing blamed [...]

Jim Wood – Truro’s Employee of the Month

The Truro Office would like to congratulate Jim Wood for becoming their Employee of the Month for February 2015. Great Work Jim!

Caroline Palmer – Bristol’s Employee of the Month

Employee of the month - February 2015 The Bristol office would like to congratulate Caroline Palmer, as she was chosen to be their Employee of the Month for February 2015. Keep up the great work Caroline.

Oga Chinyere – Birmingham’s Employee of the Month

Employee of the Month - February 2015 A massive congratulations from the Birmingham Office goes to Oga Chinyere, Employee of the Month for February 2015! Keep up the good work Oga!!

National minimum wage to rise by 20p an hour to £6.70

The national minimum wage will increase by 20p an hour to £6.70 from October, the government has announced. The changes will benefit more than 1.4 million workers. The hourly rate for younger workers will also rise, and for apprentices it will go up by 20% - or 57p - to £3.30 an hour. The rates [...]

£1bn investment in children’s mental health care announced in 2015 Budget

Chancellor George Osborne failed to mention the NHS in his 2015 Budget speech on Wednesday, but the government later announced funding to improve children's mental health and health data schemes. The chancellor spoke for an hour as he outlined his final Budget before the May general election, but there was no mention of the NHS [...]

Mandatory Training Refresher Courses

Alexander Chapel Healthcare are providing Mandatory Training Refresher Courses in May 2015! Do you need to refresh your training? Alexander Chapel has places on the following courses in Birmingham: Monday 12th October 2015 Moving and Handling Health and Safety Tuesday 13th October 2015 Fire Safety Basic Life Support Monday 26th October 2015 Infection Control SOVA [...]

UK Shortage of Nurses

Experts warn 20,000 NHS posts are vacant as hospital trust hires 200 nurses from the Philippines having failed to recruit any in the UK Gloucestershire Hospitals was one of about 15 NHS trusts to declare a major incident back in January due to overcrowding and at one ward in Cheltenham hospital, there were just two [...]

Happy St. Patrick’s day

We wish all our clients and customers a very merry and Happy St. Patrick's day.#happystpatricksday