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Deadline Looming for Extended Access in the UK

Extended access is designed to give patients better access to see a GP outside of core hours - tackling the age old problem of traditional GP services only being available during the working day. CCGs across the country were given a deadline to offer extended access services to patients by March 2019, but this has been brought forward October ...

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Can Technology Help Ease Financial Pressure on Healthcare Services?

In the healthcare industry, the need for updated technology is becoming more apparent. While tech is transforming how patients are diagnosed and treated, there are still many ways it can be used to tackle the challenges faced by day-to-day healthcare services and the associated rising costs. When it comes to creating staff rotas, technology ...

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Every cloud…

Every cloud…

At RotaMaster we understand that our clients’ data is sensitive, vital to their service, and there's a lot of it!  We also understand the importance of protecting data, and having it readily available in any circumstance. Prior to the inception of the RotaMaster Cloud, our customers only had the option to self-host the system, meaning they were ...

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Common issues when creating a Rota and how Rotamaster can save you time!

Common issues when creating a Rota and how Rotamaster can save you time!

Organisations can spend hours creating excel or paper based rotas, trying to create a rota that fits in with all their staff’s different working arrangements and also gives employees a fair proportion of shifts. Just when you think you have finally completed the task, there is ALWAYS one member of staff who wants to do a last minute shift swap or ...

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Technology – does it save time or drain productivity?

Technology – does it save time or drain productivity?

According to a recent study, many workers now feel they are spending longer at work than ever before. But it was also found that only 10% of those people thought that they are now more productive. Studies show the average office-based employee wastes 11.4 hours per week, costing their employer an average of £11,225 per year. This waste is said ...

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Time and Attendance – Time is money!

When employee lateness is not monitored and managed, it can cost an organisation thousands of pounds per year in lost productivity. “Sorry I’m late the traffic was a nightmare.” We’ve all heard the excuse and with 590,000 employees being late every year, more and more organisations are looking to better manage their attendance monitoring ...

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Why staff training is important and how software can help

Why staff training is important and how software can help

At heart of every healthcare provider is a HR team whose job involves keeping on top of the huge array of different training required by staff. Finding time to organise training for employees, whilst continuing to deliver patient services seems impossible. This is where HR and rota management software can help! Benefits of employee ...

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GP extended access services choose RotaMaster

GP extended access services choose RotaMaster

RotaMaster is working with a number of GP Federations, Community Interest Companies and Non-profit organisations who are providing NHS GP extended access services. They use RotaMaster to manage their staff rosters, helping them save time and resource, as well as providing a fair and efficient roster. Since the introduction of the Prime ...

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Leeds Community Healthcare selects RotaMaster as e-rostering provider

Leeds Community Healthcare selects RotaMaster as e-rostering provider

RotaMaster has been chosen as the successful supplier following a Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust (LCH) procurement exercise for e-Rostering software for their wide range of community services. RotaMaster and LCH will work in partnership to deploy the software and realise the full benefits of e-rostering. Antony Williamson, Workforce ...

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Groundbreaking service chooses RotaMaster

Groundbreaking service chooses RotaMaster

It’s January. It’s cold, wet, and windy and all kinds of germs are on the hunt. You’ve been over doing it at the gym, you’ve run yourself down and wound up as one of the troops in the influenza zombie army. You have two options. Martyrdom; work is busy and you can continue and hope to recover naturally, OR you can book an appointment with ...

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Only pay for hours worked with Attendance+

Only pay for hours worked with Attendance+

With increasing pressure on driving cost savings in the NHS, it’s no surprise that providers want to encourage on-time culture and ensure they aren’t paying for time not worked due to staff lateness. The NHS, like any employer, has policies to ensure staff attendance and lateness is monitored and dealt with accordingly, but how this is monitored ...

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Why ineffective rostering is damaging to the NHS

Why ineffective rostering is damaging to the NHS

Kevin White’s recent article highlights the need for NHS organisations to improve the way they roster their staff. Amidst increasing pressures to meet targets, many organisations are failing to manage the supply of labour. This leads to issues with delivering a quality service to patients and an rise in spend on expensive agency staff. If the ...

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