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Thursday 27th October 2016

Agency Nurses Articles


Agency nurses costs soar

9th June 2016

Latest statistics show the cost of hiring agency nurses in NHS Scotland has soared.

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Clamp down on 'rip-off' staffing agencies

2nd June 2015

The government to clamp down on 'rip-off' agencies used by the NHS.

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NHS spending on agency nurses soars

5th February 2015

The RCN says NHS spending on agency nurses has risen from £327m in 2012/13 to £485m last year.

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Agency staff filling shifts at hospitals

12th June 2012

Evidence suggests number of hospital and community shifts being filled by agency nurses has soared by 50%.

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Wards rely on agency staff

24th August 2010

Report suggests trusts are placing too much reliance on agency staff in a bid to cut costs.

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Welsh health board plans to ban locums

5th August 2010

As part of a cost-saving drive, the NHS plans to ban the use of agency staff.

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Scottish NHS saves £3m

2nd July 2010

Money saved by reducing the cost of employing bank and agency staff.

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