Entries by Faris Shaban

Over 70 extra beds in new £65m hospital

A new £65million hospital supplying more than 70 new beds for NHS patients, is set to be constructed on the site of Birmingham’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital. The project will also include 66 beds for private patients and will contain a new radiotherapy unit and access to state-of-the-art operating theaters. The deal is a linkup between […]

Online NHS 111 service being piloted across Suffolk

The online NHS 111 service trial, which started on 6th March will be trialed for 10 weeks. The purpose of putting in this system is to see how technology can improve patient access to non-emergency healthcare. The Online NHS 111 service trial will to direct patients through messages that are received on the existing NHS […]

Private healthcare firm signs Uber deal

Cera said it had made a deal with Uber to transport its London-based carers to their patients in their home. In a statement broadcasting the deal with Uber, a speaker from Cera stated: “The partnership will enable Cera’s London-based carers to use Uber to get to the people they are caring for as swiftly and […]

Medecho Testimonials from NHS Trusts

Don’t Just take our Word for It Medecho exists to provide high quality, high volume provision of Locum Doctors to the NHS via numerous supply models. On our clients and testimonials page you can take a look at what some NHS trusts have had to say about us. We have testimonials from NHS Trusts such […]

Medecho Frameworks

Medecho Frameworks As one of the UK’s leading medical recruitment agencies, we have secured exclusive contracts with many of the UK’s top healthcare organisations. We have managed to secure framework agreements with healthcare organisations such as: Crown Commercial Service National Services Scotland / NHS Scotland Health and Social Care Northern Ireland NHS Shared Business Services […]

IR35 What you need to know

What is IR35? IR35 legislation is a set of guidelines that determine the levels of the tax and National Insurance a candidate working through an intermediary should pay, based on what their working arrangement is. When do the IR35 changes come into effect? The changes that HMRC are proposing with regards to IR35 will take […]

How to get the best out of your locum agency

Communication Having good communication with your recruiter is very important so that you don’t miss out on any opportunities. If you can’t answer your phone just call your recruiter back at a time that is suitable for you. Also, make sure that you are checking your emails regularly to keep on top of all jobs […]

NHS to start using health apps to help patients manage conditions from home

There set be two new medical apps that help patients monitor their health at home thus reducing their need to visit a doctor and over time saving the NHS money. These apps are set to be rolled out to across a few trusts over time. One system, called GDm-health, helps manage the treatment of gestational […]