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Eligo Medical Christmas Hours

Due to the Christmas period and bank holidays, our payroll schedule will be as follows;

Any work carried out from Monday 21st December 2020 - Sunday 3rd January 2021 will be paid into your account on Friday 8th January 2021

Please also be aware that Eligo offices will be closed from Wednesday the 23rd of December and will re-open on Monday the 4th of January 2021.

Calls will be diverted so if you need to speak to us for an urgent query please contact us as normal. 

The Eligo Medical team would like to thank you for your help and support throughout 2020. We appreciate your continued hard work and we empathise with the pressure that you are under this winter and how hard you will be working in any capacity to help protect the NHS and fight the spread of Covid-19

We look forward to working with you in 2021!

Stay safe and have a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! 

Latest Medical Sessions 
Paramedics needed - COVID-19 vaccination programme - Wandsworth - £17 - £20 ph

HCA's needed - COVID-19 vaccination programme - Wandsworth - £10 - £12 ph

Practice Nurse - COVID-19 vaccination programme
- Wandsworth - £27 - £30 ph

Nurse Practitioners - COVID-19 vaccination programme
- Wandsworth - £40 - £45 ph

HCA Sessions
- Hackney - £10 - £12 ph

Band 6/7 Nurse Sessions
- Hackney - £12 - £30 ph

Practice Nurse Needed - Essex - £25 - £30 ph

Latest Medical News 

GPs at 280 sites will deliver 270,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine next week

At least one GP-led designated site is being set up in each of the 1,250 primary care network (PCN) areas across England. NHS England has confirmed that GP sites will begin to administer vaccines in the week beginning 14 December - in a first wave that would mark 'the beginning of a general mobilisation of practices from their designated sites'. GP leaders have been told that 280 designated sites will be part of the first wave - suggesting sites will go live next week in less than one in four PCN areas. Sites chosen to be part of the first wave will be contacted on 7 December by NHS England.

Read more here (GP Online)

Chancellor confirms NHS nurses and doctors will receive pay rise and be spared from public sector pay freeze

The chancellor of the exchequer announced in his latest spending review on the 25th of November that nurses and doctors in the NHS will be given a pay rise next year. Rishi Sunak did not specify how much the pay rise will be but has confirmed that NHS workers would be excluded from a wider sector pay freeze that he was implementing for 2021-22. He told MP's that in taking account of the pay review bodies advice, we will provide a pay rise to over a million nurses, doctors and others working in the NHS.

Read more here (Metro)

Hundreds more GP trainees to benefit from £20,000 incentive scheme

A total of 500 GP trainees will be offered £20,000 incentive payments for taking up posts in under doctored areas in 2021/22 after a major expansion of an NHS recruitment scheme. NHS staff will get rapid access to expanded mental health services that are being rolled out across the country. NHS England and NHS Improvement today confirmed the new £15m package which they said would support efforts to deal with the second wave of Covid-19 cases in the months ahead. Under the new offer, professionals referred by themselves or colleagues for help this winter will be "rapidly assessed and treated" by NHS mental health professionals in their area.

Read more here (GP Online)

Vital contributions celebrated on the first Nursing Support Workers day 2020.

The contribution of nursing support workers across health and social care will now be recognised and celebrated on the 23rd of November each year, as part of the Royal College of Nursing’s first Nursing Support Workers’ Day. Nursing support workers are the bedrock of our wards, clinics and community teams working with everyone from children to adults in all aspects of physical and mental health. The Royal College of Nursing has asked the public and patients to say thank you to nursing support workers everywhere to show our members and their colleagues how their professionalism is truly appreciated.

Read more here (Royal College of Nursing)

Covid-19 Vaccine 'more than 90% effective'

The first COVID-19 vaccine candidate to present results has shown 'more than 90% efficacy in a  study on more than 43,000 people. Initial Results from a phase 3 trial of a vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech found 'a vaccine efficacy rate above 90% at seven days after the second dose'. NHS England has said it expects vaccines are more likely to become available from the start of 2021, but has put the deal in place with GP's on the 'offchance' of some doses becoming available sooner. The team behind the vaccine candidate say they 'expect to produce globally up to 50m vaccine doses in 2020 and up to 1.3bn doses in 2021', suggesting some doses could become available this year in the UK.

Read more here (GP Online)

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