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Following an evaluation of CCS Allied Health Professional suppliers, and in a bid to reduce agency staffing costs, Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) has selected MSI Recruitment to become its Master Vend supplier of Allied Health professionals (AHPs).
Michael Johnson-Ellis, director of business development at MSI Group, commented, “I am honoured that MSI Recruitment has been selected to work with Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust. Its decision was no doubt influenced by our reputation for great service, the quality of candidates that we provide, and our demonstrable ability to assist Trusts in managing agency spend. This win is testament to not only our fantastic and knowledgeable team but also the capabilities of our i-Engage platform. We look forward to a long and successful relationship with Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust.”
Milton Keynes-based National Locums has won a place on the new National Clinical Staffing (NCS) Framework.
National Locums will supply locum doctors, nurses and allied healthcare professionals to the Framework, which authorises supply of temporary, permanent and fixed term clinical staff to the NHS.
National Locums’ managing director, David Cook, said, "This new agreement means we are now supplying doctors, nurses and allied healthcare specialists to hospitals throughout the UK.
"As a result, we have become one of the fastest-growing medical recruitment agencies in the country, with a reputation for helping staffing officers ensure their hospitals are properly manned at all times.
"We are particularly pleased to have won these new agreements at a time when the NHS is facing stringent controls on hiring temporary medical staff.
"A major reason for our success is that we are open and transparent in our dealings with hospitals, sharing information on profit margins, bill rates and KPIs."
Connect2Staff has been awarded a place on the new National Clinical Staffing Framework for the NHS.
Being awarded a place on Lot 1 and 2 the National Clinical Staffing Framework, developed for the NHS by the NHS Collaborative Procurement Partnership, means that Connect2Staff can supply temporary staff, permanent staff and fixed term staff to clinical positions in the NHS.
Steve Wilson, head of business development, said, “We are delighted to have been awarded a place on the National Clinical Staffing Framework. We understand the challenges being faced by the NHS and are keen to help the NHS to provide quality patient care.”