Oct 25, 2021

Celebrating our Nurses at Coombe Abbey

On Monday 11th October, we celebrated our wonderful International Nurses with Afternoon Tea at Coombe Abbey, in collaboration with University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire (UHCW). Meeting the Nurses It was wonderful to meet some of the 250+ Nurses we have successfully placed with UHCW, and talk to them about their experience so far; Including how far […]

Sep 23, 2021

International Nurses: Transitioning from HCA to a Registered General Nurse.

Are you an International Nurse working as a Healthcare Assistant (HCA) who wants to move to becoming a Registered General Nurse? Working as a HCA is a great way to get relevant experience and see what the job really involves, but if you’re ready to take the next step in your career, take a look […]

Sep 3, 2021

How to become a Theatre Nurse

Are you looking to specialise in Theatre Nursing? A specialised, highly sought after and highly skilled role in the Nursing profession, Theatre Nurses work with patients of all ages and provide expert care and support during each phase of a patient’s perioperative care.   To find out more about how to become a Theatre Nurse, […]

Aug 31, 2021

Becoming an Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Are you a Nurse who wants to become an Advanced Nurse Practitioner? Advanced Nurse Practitioners are Registered Nurses who have undertaken extra training and further academic qualifications so they can examine, assess, diagnose, treat, prescribe and make referrals for patients. The ideal way to expand your scope of practice within a chosen area of Nursing, […]

Aug 2, 2021

What it means to be a Band 5 Nurse

Qualified nurses are also known as Band 5 Nurses and in this blog, we’ll explore what that means and the opportunities available to you, as well as the opportunities that follow. Band 5 Nurse – a definition As a Band 5 nurse, you are able to work as a Primary or named Nurse within a […]

Mar 30, 2021

We’re proud to launch our new Nurses Referral Scheme*!

Believing in the power of partnerships, our candidates are at the heart of everything we do. Each year, we take time to find out exactly what our candidates want when they partner with ID Medical. Listening to your feedback this year, our nurses have asked for one thing: an opportunity to earn more money. As […]

Sep 1, 2020

ID Medical’s top 3 tips to successfully strike the right work-life balance!

By successfully creating a harmonious work-life balance, you can not only achieve a happier, healthier life, but also lay the groundwork for a successful career! So, what exactly is work-life balance, and why is it important? Whilst medicine is a prestigious and a valued career, it suffers from huge burnout rates and healthcare professionals’ dissatisfaction […]

Aug 5, 2020

How to successfully prepare for NHS nursing interviews!

Whether you have 20 years’ experience nursing or you’re completely fresh to the field, it’s always a good idea to brush up on your interview skills when on a new job hunt. In this guide, we share everything you need to know about NHS nursing interviews! The Interview Structure Before you start your preparation, it’s […]

Aug 3, 2020

Specialist Nurses: transforming NHS healthcare

Demand for those working in nursing specialisms, in both agency work and clinical services, is at an all-time high, which makes this the perfect time to highlight the work specialists nurses do, and the difference they make in our multifaceted healthcare system.   What are specialist nurses? The role of specialist nurses is crucial, with […]

Jul 17, 2020

Understanding the NHS Nursing Banding System

NHS nurses are paid according to where they sit on the salary scale and how much experience they have, so we want to give you a complete insight into the NHS Nursing Banding System, job role responsibilities and of course, expected pay! The NHS nursing banding system was created as part of the ‘Agenda for […]