ATTENTION NURSES, HOW TO PREPARE YOUR CV

7 months ago By Maxine Fennell

Shutterstock 1829155184

Creating a compelling curriculum vitae (CV) is crucial when applying for nursing positions. Here are some tips to help you prepare your CV for a...

Read more

5 STRATEGIES TO REDUCE HIGH STAFF TURNOVER IN YOUR CARE HOME

7 months ago By Maxine Fennell

Shutterstock 1474371356

BUILDING A STABLE TEAMIn the dynamic world of healthcare, care homes play a pivotal role in providing compassionate and quality services to residents. However, high...

Read more

5 SKILLS TO BECOME A SUCCESSFUL CLINICAL LEAD

8 months ago By

Shutterstock 432229606

​Embarking on the journey to become a clinical lead is a significant career step that demands a unique skill set beyond clinical expertise. As healthcare...

Read more

ARE YOU THINKING ABOUT BECOMING A PRIVATE NURSE?

8 months ago By Maxine Fennell

Shutterstock 1393758206

Becoming a private nurse opens a world of possibilities for those seeking a career characterised by autonomy, meaningful connections, and continuous growth. If you're passionate...

Read more

Understanding the Taxation Changes for Second Jobs in the UK: Agency Work

9 months ago By Maxine Fennell

Shutterstock 2068626254

For many people in the UK, having a second job has been a way to boost their income, achieve financial goals, or simply pursue a...

Read more

WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY

10 months ago By Maxine Fennell

Shutterstock 1519124159

​World Mental Health Day is held on the 10th October every year. Every year we celebrate World Mental Health Day on 10th October. The theme...

Read more

INTERVIEW TIPS TO GET YOU THE JOB

10 months ago By Maxine Fennell

Shutterstock 360006152

​To excel in your dental job interview, you'll need to showcase your skills, experience, and professionalism effectively. Here are five top tips to help you...

Read more

PERKS OF PURSUING A TEMP NURSING POSITION: IS IT RIGHT FOR YOU?

10 months ago By Maxine Fennell

Pexels Rdne Stock Project 6129145

It's common knowledge that nursing is one of the healthcare industry's most exciting and fulfilling professions. In addition to delivering essential medical treatment, nurses also...

Read more

5 SIGNS YOUR JOB AS A STAFF NURSE IS TOO STRESSFUL

11 months ago By Maxine Fennell

Pexels Mizuno K 12911207

Recognising when one's duties as a staff nurse have become too much is not a luxury in the world of a nurse's career; it's a...

Read more

3 TOP TIPS TO KEEP YOUR NURSES MOTIVATED ON SHIFT

12 months ago By

Rgn Nurse Uk

Embodying the role of a nurse is akin to wielding a superpower, demanding unyielding commitment, boundless empathy, and unwavering strength. Nursing is a journey filled...

Read more

RECRUITMENT & RETENTION SOLUTIONS: 3 EFFECTIVE STRATEGIES

about 1 year ago By Maxine Fennell

Pexels Tima Miroshnichenko 5439371

Recruitment & Retention Solutions: 3 Effective StrategiesIn the healthcare sector, where there is a tremendous need for qualified professionals and fierce competition for top personnel,...

Read more

REFLECTING ON 75 YEARS OF THE NHS AND NURSING

about 1 year ago By Maxine Fennell

B25l Y21z Ojgx Nj Nm O Tdk Ltq0 Z Dct Ng Yz Zs1i Mj Bh Lw Iz Zj A3 Yt Bi Ogi3 Yzow Njcy Zj U0 Ms1l Odi2 Lt Rk Ng Ut Ytm3 Ni1h Zty0 Zj Qx Nw Nm Nz E=

​Reflecting on 75 Years of the NHS and Nursing: A Journey of Compassion and CareThroughout its seventy-five-year history, the National Health Service (NHS) has consistently...

Read more

THE DEMAND FOR HEALTHCARE WORKERS IS HIGHER THAN EVER

about 1 year ago By Maxine Fennell

Pexels Mart Production 7088530

​The Demand for Healthcare Workers is Higher Than Ever!The healthcare industry in the UK is currently experiencing a tremendous demand for skilled professionals. There are...

Read more

3 MAIN ADVANTAGES OF TEMPING IN THE HEALTHCARE FIELD

about 1 year ago By Maxine Fennell

Pexels Cedric Fauntleroy 4269275

It's no secret that temping has become all the rage, even in the healthcare industry. The healthcare sector is booming with temporary job opportunities that...

Read more

A COMPLETE GUIDE TO WRITING AN EFFECTIVE CV FOR THE HEALTHCARE SECTOR

about 1 year ago By Maxine Fennell

Pexels Rdne Stock Project 6129159

The skill of writing a painstakingly produced and compelling curriculum vitae (CV) can considerably improve your chances of landing your desired position in today's fiercely...

Read more

THE CULT OF COMPLAINING: WHY DO WE SPEND SO MUCH TIME MOANING ABOUT WORK?

about 1 year ago By Maxine Fennell

Screenshot 2023 05 11 At 11

​The cult of complaining: why do we spend so much time moaning about work?Put your hands up if you have any chronic complainers at work?Top...

Read more

HOW TO ASK FOR A PAY RISE

over 1 year ago By Maxine Fennell

Screenshot 2023 04 13 At 13

​​How to ask for a pay riseIn everyday life we negotiate without even realising it – for example, with family, friends and colleagues.Firstly know your...

Read more

10 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD CONSIDER WORKING IN A CARE HOME

over 1 year ago By

Shutterstock 1178447563

​There are many different roles open to you in the care sector; from working in a care home to visiting someone’s house to care for...

Read more

HOW TO BE A GOOD MANAGER AND LEADER

over 1 year ago By Maxine Fennell

Shutterstock 1089163316

​The number one attribute to being a successful Manager is to have passion. You need to help shape and drive the culture of your organisation,...

Read more

TACKLING DAILY STRESS & BOOSTING YOUR WELL-BEING

over 1 year ago By Maxine Fennell

Shutterstock 590283002

​Tackling daily stress and boosting your well-being.We all commonly find ourselves saying, ‘I feel stressed’, ‘I’m so stressed out’ or ‘Today is such a stressful...

Read more

TOP TIPS TO EXCEL IN YOUR JOB INTERVIEW

over 1 year ago By Maxine Fennell

Shutterstock 1191173557

Top tips to excel in your job interviewYou might be a fantastic healthcare professional but struggle at interviews and that’s okay! We are here to...

Read more

EMPOWER YOUR NURSES AND SUPPORT TEAM

over 1 year ago By Maxine Fennell

Shutterstock 421368178

Empower your nurse and support teamThe start of the new year is the perfect time to create a new habit for the team – regular...

Read more

NEW YEAR, NEW JOB

over 1 year ago By Maxine Fennell

Shutterstock 1997241563

New year, New jobThe beginning of a new year can trigger a desire for change and something new, which can easily apply to work, but...

Read more

SHOULD I BECOME AN NHS NURSE OR A PRIVATE NURSE?

over 1 year ago By Maxine

Shutterstock 2203123953

Should I Become an NHS Nurse or a Private Nurse?Anyone working towards a job in nursing no doubt has a thousand questions about their upcoming...

Read more

NURSES SET TO HOLD BIGGEST- EVER STRIKE

over 1 year ago By Maxine Fennell

Nurses

​Nurses set to hold biggest-ever strikeThe biggest nursing strike in NHS history is set to take place before Christmas. The Royal College of Nursing is campaigning for...

Read more

WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY

almost 2 years ago By Maxine Fennell

Shutterstock 568408177

Today is World Mental Health Day is a chance to talk about mental health in general, how we need to look after it, and how...

Read more

MINI- BUDGET AND THE IMPACT ON YOU

almost 2 years ago By Maxine Fenneell

Screenshot 2022 09 29 At 10

Mini-budget and the areas that impact you. Key points relating to healthcare:  Employer National Insurance (NI) contributions and dividends tax will be cancelled, as will...

Read more

7 TIME MANAGEMENT TIPS FOR MANAGERS

almost 2 years ago By Maxine Fenneell

Shutterstock 2037499082 (1)

7 Time Management Tips for Managers If you are a Manager, you’ll know how demands and expectations have increased. Here are 7 time management tips...

Read more

QUEEN ELIZABETH II REMEMBERED FOR THE WAY SHE TIRELESSLY CHAMPIONED NURSES AND NURSING ISSUES

almost 2 years ago By Maxine Fennell

1

It only felt like yesterday (actually 34 years ago) that my name was picked out of a hat to present the Queen with a book...

Read more

IS LOCUM LIFE FOR YOU?

almost 2 years ago By Maxine Fenneell

Shutterstock 2036186171

Is locum work for you? Locumming is  great career choice. Many people are suited to locum work, including those between permanent positions, those in part-time...

Read more

FIRST IMPRESSIONS COUNT

almost 2 years ago By Maxine Fennell

Shutterstock 2183214347 (1)

First impressions count Preparation is essential. Check for online reviews from patients and fellow medical practitioners – read the positive, the negative, and the mediocre...

Read more

5 SKILLS TO BECOME A SUCCESSFUL CLINICAL LEAD

almost 2 years ago By Maxine Fennell

Shutterstock 701020606

The purpose of the Clinical Lead role is to clinically support the department to promote and ensure excellent patient care. Clinical leads should have the...

Read more

Care Worker Interview Questions

almost 2 years ago By Maxine Fennell

Shutterstock 289870283

Care Worker Interview Questions If you like a varied job where no two days are the same, then care work could be your perfect career....

Read more

WHY WORK IN A CARE HOME? 8 GOOD REASONS TO WORK IN SOCIAL CARE

almost 2 years ago By Maxine Fennell

Shutterstock 717312736

If you’re looking for a rewarding new career, you may want to consider whether the care industry would be an appropriate fit for you. We...

Read more

EXTREME HEATWAVE: APPEAL TO DENTAL EMPLOYERS TO PROTECT STAFF

about 2 years ago By Maxine Fennell

Nurses

Hi #FIRST#,   As I am sat here writing this I feel like the Wicked Witch of The East...     Literally.... I am melting....

Read more

IMPORTANCE OF PATIENT TRACKING AND PROMPT FOLLOW UP

about 2 years ago By Maxine Fennell

Shutterstock 144724684

Tracking your patients and prompt follow up for a successful business.  Providing effective follow-up to patients requires consistency and sensitivity.  It’s hard to gauge how...

Read more

ARE YOU LOOKING FOR A NEW RECEPTIONIST TO JOIN YOUR TEAM?

about 2 years ago By Maxine Fennell

Shutterstock 172564355

Your receptionist is an integral part of your team and patient experience. They are the first person a potential patients talks to, they welcome patients...

Read more

OFFICE MOVE!

about 2 years ago By Maxine Fennell

Screenshot 2022 05 24 At 07

Sorry for the radio silence recently. We just had a big old office move. It was only a minute down the road…but could have been...

Read more

ARE YOU A NURSE AND LOOKING FOR A PAY RISE?

about 2 years ago By Maxine Fennell

Shutterstock 1933750769

In everyday life we negotiate without even realising it – for example, with family, friends and colleagues. If you have an appraisal coming up and...

Read more

MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS WEEEK

about 2 years ago By Maxine Fennell

Shutterstock 1922777222

This week is mental health awareness week organised by The Mental Health Foundation to raise public and professional awareness, this year’s theme is ‘loneliness’. We...

Read more

HOW TO WRITE A GOOD CV

about 2 years ago By Maxine Fennell

Shutterstock 739786324 (1)

Make your first impression count.  Your CV needs to clearly outline your experience and what you can offer your prospective employer. Don’t waffle too much;...

Read more

3 QUALITIES EVERY TREATMENT COORDINATOR SHOULD HAVE

about 2 years ago By Maxine Fennell

Shutterstock 1963851475

If you’re a treatment coordinator, you are a crucial part of your practice’s success as you work closely with patients, ensuring they are at the...

Read more

8 ways to motivate your Nurse

over 2 years ago By Ed Sobers

Nurse

  Employee engagement and motivation is often an important part of a successful dental practice. 1.Communication A happy nursing team will lead to a well...

Read more

Bittersweet - cost of living squeeze on Nurses

over 2 years ago By Richard Cresswell

Tax

I am sure you are well aware… Yesterday, was the start of the new Tax year. Not normally the most fascinating of subjects I must...

Read more

The benefits of working with a recruitment agency

over 2 years ago By Richard Cresswell

Clem Onojeghuo F Y8 Jr4iu Pqm Unsplash (1)

If you have vacant nursing roles to fill, they simply won’t wait. Under-pressure healthcare organisations need to find the right staff as quickly as possible, but this...

Read more

The new and improved NHS Pay rise proposal – is it below inflation and how much extra will health workers actually get?

over 2 years ago By Richard Cresswell

Tugce Gungormezler Gi F Kqxc0 L4 Unsplash

In recognition of the incredible work the NHS has done during the Covid-19 pandemic, the UK Government recently announced its most recent pay increase offer....

Read more

Global Covid-19 vaccine rollout

almost 3 years ago By Jesse Rashley

Mufid Majnun C M1a U42 Fn Rg Unsplash

As the global rollout of the Covid-19 vaccine gathers pace, the healthcare industry continues to be in demand on an unprecedented scale. A pre-Covid shortage...

Read more

The Cost Of High Staff Turnover In Care Homes

about 3 years ago By Richard Cresswell

Nurse Staff Turnover

Working in a care home, you are no doubt very aware of the increasingly high staff turnover in the sector, with unnecessary numbers of resignations...

Read more

Five Ways To Overcome Skills Shortages In Your Nursing Home

about 3 years ago By Richard Cresswell

Nursing shortages

Nursing Homes stand or fall on the quality of their people – and if your Nursing Home can’t recruit enough Nursing staff with the right...

Read more

Considering a career in nursing? Everything you need to know about nursing pay rates

about 3 years ago By Richard Cresswell

Nursing Agency Nurse

People are attracted to a career in nursing for many reasons. One of the most common is a strong instinct to care for and make...

Read more

Why Nurses change career from a NHS setting to a Nursing Home

over 3 years ago By Richard Cresswell

Nursing Home Picture

Nursing home nursing often falls under the radar to those Nurses working in an NHS hospital setting. NHS nurses are often unaware that nursing home...

Read more

Nursing degree applications skyrocket throughout Covid-19!

almost 4 years ago By Ed Sobers

Diverse Nurses In Hospital

Speaking on International Nurses Day, Sir Simon Stevens (NHS chief executive) thanked nurses for all they have done during the greatest global health emergency in...

Read more

An Interview with Lockdowns Top Biller – Mr Wolosz!

about 4 years ago By Jesse Rashley

Seb

Seb has maintained the highest billing average throughout the lockdown period and remained steadfast in everything he does! Seb talks us through motivation, family time...

Read more

Black Lives Matter: Remembering Nurse Mary Seacole

about 4 years ago By Jesse Rashley

Nurse Mary

In light of the turbulent events of the last few weeks that reflect the inequalities of hundreds of years, it has never been more vital...

Read more

200 years of Florence Nightingale: What did she teach us?

about 4 years ago By Jesse Rashley

Blog

Dear Reader,As many of you may already be aware, it is International Nurses Day next week which marks 200 years since Florence Nightingale was born...

Read more

Helping healthcare workers with personal protective equipment (PPE)

over 4 years ago By Richard Cresswell

Ppe 2

Healthcare wokers at risk Workers across the country are being put at risk during the Covid-19 pandemic by a lack of face masks and basic...

Read more

Providing your healthcare workers with personal protective equipment (PPE)

over 4 years ago By Richard

Ppe

Healthcare wokers at risk Workers across the country are being put at risk during the Covid-19 pandemic by a lack of face masks and basic...

Read more

CORONAVIRUS: BUSINESS AS USUAL?

over 4 years ago By Jesse Rashley

Corona

CORONAVIRUS: BUSINESS AS USUAL?The varying opinions on the long term effects the Coronavirus will have on public health and the entire world’s economy are really...

Read more

Benefits of working in a private care home

almost 5 years ago By Ed Sobers

Private Sector

What is a care home? ​ Often nurses move from the NHS into the private sector, however you will find that some have started their...

Read more

Interview Tips

almost 5 years ago By Ed Sobers

Interview 2

There’s no question about it, interviews are scary. You have to go and speak to someone you’ve never met before and encourage them to give...

Read more

Reasons for not accepting a counter offer

almost 5 years ago By Jesse Rashley

Dreamstime M 11435061 Dispute Neg

REASONS FOR NOT ACCEPTING A COUNTER OFFER 1. The same circumstances that now cause you to consider a change will repeat themselves in the future,...

Read more

How to protect yourself when using Agency staff

almost 5 years ago By Ed Sobers

Compliance 2

How to protect yourself when using Agency staffWe recently had a new client contact us who informed us that further to a CQC audit they...

Read more

How I went from working in a Gym to becoming a top billing Recruitment consultant

about 5 years ago By Alex Bull

Alex 2

Alex – Recruitment consultant, Team Leader Alex’s story is a classic example at HRN of how someone with no previous recruitment experience has made the...

Read more

Why a Newly Qualified Nurse should apply to the NMC Register in the first 6 months.

over 5 years ago By Richard

Screenshot 2018 11 01 At 14

After knuckling down to your studies and achieving success in your nursing or midwifery qualification, it is time to register with the Nursing and Midwifery...

Read more

What skills should you have as a healthcare professional?

over 5 years ago By Richard

Doctor Looking At Clipboard 4460x4460 1024x683

We put the right people in the right places Do you have what it takes to succeed in this industry? Working in the healthcare profession...

Read more

Career opportunities available to nurses

almost 6 years ago By Richard

Nurse Helping Patient 4460x4460 1024x683

Completing your nursing qualification is an incredible feat. But what opportunities await and what types of job roles could you pursue? Hospitals and GP Practices...

Read more

Top 5 questions to ask in your student nurse interview

almost 6 years ago By Richard

Tim Gouw 79563 Unsplash 1024x684

Going for an interview can be both daunting and exhilarating – the questions, the pressure and of course, saying the ‘right’ thing. However, once you...

Read more

5 Things They Don’t Tell You About Being a Nurse

almost 6 years ago By Richard

Screen Shot 2018 09 28 At 10

5 Things they don’t tell you about being a nurse. Being a nurse is one of the most challenging and yet rewarding jobs there is....

Read more

What qualifications are required to become a nurse?

almost 6 years ago By Richard

Jonathan Daniels 659953 Unsplash 1024x750

For some, becoming a nurse has been a lifelong dream. For others, a career change or sudden desire to do something in the healthcare industry...

Read more

How to become an NMC registered nurse

almost 6 years ago By Richard

Stmarys 200215 1388

Whether you have completed a traditional nursing training and education programme or have accomplished your nursing degree apprenticeship, it’s time to register yourself with the...

Read more

Interview Questions

over 6 years ago By Richard

Recruitment3

In the upcoming few weeks, our recruitment experts will be sharing their knowledge for your interview success! As a start, read about two of the...

Read more

Life with Dementia

almost 7 years ago By Richard

Community Worker 1024x684

There are over 850,000 living with in the UK with dementia today; with 225,000 new sufferers ever year. Although a diagnosis doesn’t necessarily spell the...

Read more

5 Benefits of using HRN

about 7 years ago By Richard

Shutterstock 189811220

#1 You save time We take care of the entire hiring process for you: we send your CV to top clients, arrange interviews and even help...

Read more