Agency Nurses



Some of you may have seen a tweet by the Nursing Times asking what makes you proud to be a nurse? I was asked to write a short sentence to join in the discussion and it got me thinking… It’s funny but as nurses we are so busy for so much of the time… medications, doctors, dealing with families – … Read More

Agency Nurses#Proud2Nurse

“Agency staff are fit and proper – unlike some employers”


Are agency nurses fit and proper? Working as a clinical lead for a nursing agency I can respond with a resounding yes. I recognise the daunting prospect of working in different environments, with different systems and service users, and in established teams. Often, the biggest challenge is comprehending different medication systems, sometimes with poorly completed drug administration record charts, out-of-date … Read More

Agency Nurses“Agency staff are fit and proper – unlike some employers”