17 December

NHS news stories from the last week

Catch up on the NHS news we have covered this week!

Letter to Matt Hancock

At the start of the week, we highlighted a story from the RCGP. Their story surrounded the issues of black, Asian and minority ethnic people, not being prioritised in the vaccine roll out.

The vaccinations have begun across the country, however, the priority list doesn’t include the BAME community. As a result of this, the RCGP wrote to the Health Secretary, Matt Hancock querying this decision. In the letter, they asked for clarification on the decision to not include them, especially given the higher death rate amongst black, Asian and minority ethnic with COVID.

You can read the full article here


The New Director of Nursing

NHS Fife announced their new Director of Nursing, as Janette Owens. Janette has over 35 years’ experience working in NHS Scotland.

The new position opened, as the current Director, Helen Buchanan, will be retiring next year.

When the announcement was made, Owens was been praised by colleagues for her leadership skills and dedication during the pandemic. Great work, Janette, we wish you all the luck for your new role!


Great Feedback!

At Menlo Park, we always love hearing positive feedback from people we have worked with. Further, we know the hard work and dedication we put into finding our clients, a clinician or nurse for their practice; or finding a GP, nurse, or Allied Health professional their next perfect role!

We’re not just interested in filling roles; we want to find the job that’s right for you and matches your individual needs. Therefore, it’s this level of dedication and passion for what we do, that we see reflected in the testimonials we receive!

You can read more of our testimonials here

CF Testimonial


Santa popped by the office, to deliver some presents! To ensure everyone’s safety, Santa stayed socially distanced and masked up!


We think he was the real guy!


We would like to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays from everyone at Menlo Park! Here’s to 2021, we hope you continue to stay safe and well.

Christmas greeting



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