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NHS Reviews

Updated 20 January 2018
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  1. "Receptionist"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at NHS part-time

    Pros

    Worked for the nhs on the bank, this meant hours were flexible

    Cons

    Down sides include long hours


  2. "Good place to work"

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    Current Employee - Deputy Head of Technical Development in Birmingham, England
    Current Employee - Deputy Head of Technical Development in Birmingham, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at NHS full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Make positive changes in patient care

    Cons

    Slow process , developed projects rarely goes live

    Advice to Management

    Increase pay scale to attract more employees with good skill set


  3. "Overview"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at NHS full-time

    Pros

    Culture, Working together for a good cause, Passionate and caring teams.

    Cons

    Rapid change due to government policy, some services are stretched, whereas others are given adequate budget.


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  5. "Public health"

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    Current Employee - Clinical Pharmacist in London, England
    Current Employee - Clinical Pharmacist in London, England

    I have been working at NHS part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great organisation which has provided invaluable experience in advancing public health

    Cons

    None I can think of.

    Advice to Management

    None


  6. "So far so good"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at NHS part-time

    Pros

    Flexible working, training and development opportunities.

    Cons

    Our specific service is commissioned by local authority so we have to share work space with another organisation which can be difficult.


  7. "Loved it"

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    Former Employee - Healthcare Assistant in High Wycombe, England
    Former Employee - Healthcare Assistant in High Wycombe, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at NHS full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    If you're on the right ward, you make some fabulous friends.
    Lovely to make people smile.

    Cons

    Cover shifts 24/7. Christmas, Nights.


  8. "Working with a large team, well"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    I have been working at NHS part-time

    Pros

    Good MDT work
    Sense of helping others
    meetings lots of people

    Cons

    Reshuffling of people can be hard


  9. "Changing Organisation"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at NHS full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Hardworking and dedicated staff, with plenty of communication and engagement. Felt really valued.

    Cons

    Organisation has significant inertia, and many employees are too afraid of change.


  10. "Fine just old fashioned"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at NHS full-time

    Pros

    Great to work for an organisation that has helping others as its absolute core goal

    Cons

    It sometimes feels like it's 1992 in terms of how you get to work and a lot of time is spent thinking of ways to get around the system rather than actually working.


  11. "NHS Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at NHS part-time

    Pros

    Interesting and challenging no day is ever the same

    Cons

    Stressful and not enough resources at times

    Advice to Management

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