Locum and bank cover

One of the key challenges faced by NHS Trusts and healthcare organisation is the increasing demand, and associated workforce shortages.

Our background as workforce development experts, means we appreciate the complex issues that lead to increased expenditure on agency staff. However, change is coming.

More so now than ever before, organisations are looking at ways to pro-actively reduce and better manage the need for agency staff. Our chosen partners, Patchwork, are a key part of this revolution and Realtime has hidden solutions too.

With Realtime, you can easily understand existing workforce trends and identify peak times when demand is particularly high.

This data, combined with support from our expert rostering consultants, can help to plan for the future, and avoid the unnecessary crippling costs of agency staff.


Partnerships that work for you

Our partnership with award-winning bank staff app Patchwork, provides you with peace of mind that costs can be easily managed, and shifts can be readily filled as and when you need. With simple but effective partnerships that really benefit the sector, we can support NHS Trusts of any size with a total workforce solution that really saves time and money.

Monitor your workforce trends

With Realtime, you can easily highlight the duties and clinical activities that urgently need cover, the reasons why, and associated costs to provide in-depth reports across the organisation. This unrivalled data is the first step to understanding the workforce trends that may be resulting in unnecessary and crippling agency costs.

Promote cover shifts to staff

It's easy to share upcoming shifts with your existing workforce, that could be filled without the need to use agencies. With Realtime, you can promote shifts that require cover to your workforce and bank staff, further saving you time, money and improving patient care.

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