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PAYE vs Umbrella

PAYE vs Umbrella Wages

What’s the truth? In the world of agency work, there’s often confusion surrounding payment structures, particularly when it comes to PAYE (Pay As You Earn) and umbrella companies. We recently conducted a poll that aimed to shed light on common misconceptions, asking workers which statement they believed to be true regarding hourly rates and gross […]

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The importance of bonding between young mental health patients and nurses

According to recent research, the importance of the relationships between young mental health patients and the nurses looking after them has been overlooked. A study of eight young people, eight mental health nursing staff and eight family members, conducted by psychologists from The University of Manchester and Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust found that the

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Bluestones Medical raises £1,572 for local Hospice

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] On Saturday 14th August, some of the Bluestones Medical climbed Snowdon in aid of the Hospice of the Good Shepherd and raised an AMAZING £1,572! The weather may have been drizzly, but it didn’t stop the team from climbing to the top in 2 hours and 12 minutes. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=\”10270\”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]As you may know, the

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Tash gets promoted

Natasha Davies gets promoted!

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=\”10010\”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] HUGE congratulations to our wonderful Natasha Davies who has been promoted to senior consultant. Tash works extremely hard and is very much loved by the Bluestones Medical team, as well as our amazing nurses and healthcare workers. Each week, we ask the team to vote for their \’Medical Marvel\’ of the week. This

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Hygiene

Best practice hygiene advice

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] We wanted to share our best practice hygiene advice in relation to COVID-19. [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]Please follow the below and do this for EVERY shift: Get changed at work and again before you leave work – please do not arrive in your uniform prior to your shift or leave after your shift in uniform. This will

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interview

Interview tips

Interviews can be a daunting experience for anyone. Going into a new environment and getting judged on your experience, knowledge and attitude in a short period of time can be tough to prepare for. You never truly know what you’ll be faced with and you can rarely be too prepared. But with our quickfire interview

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Elise

A day in the life

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]People often ask what my role as a ‘Compliance Officer’ entails. In short, I collate documents together in order to ensure candidates can be signed off so we can start providing them with shifts, but the reality is that it is not as easy as it sounds.

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