NHS Temporary Staffing Conference 

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Thursday 16th March 2017

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Who Should Attend?

Anyone within any NHS organisation who has the ability to book/manage temporary workers, or anyone with an interest in reducing NHS agency staffing spend.





NHS National Temporary Staffing Conference 2017

Free national conference for NHS staff - Thursday 16th March 2017

NHS Trusts are under enormous pressure to reduce their temporary staffing spend against the ever growing demand for NHS services.

NHS organisations continue to face increasing expenditure on agency workers across all staff groups, leading to a multi-billion pound annual bill.

Despite pressure from government, NHS Trusts have struggled to reduce their spending due to a variety of factors. As a result, measures have been introduced to mandate use of approved frameworks and agency rates have been capped.

The East of England NHS Collaborative Procurement Hub invites you to attend its sixth national agency staffing conference, which will highlight ways in which NHS organisations can manage their demand more effectively and share best practice through proven case studies.

Who Should Attend?

This full day event is FREE to staff from NHS organisations. It is aimed at anyone at any level within any NHS organisation who has the ability/responsibility to book or manage temporary workers, or has an interest in reducing agency staffing spend. 

Key Benefits of Attending

  • Learn how you, personally and as an organisation, can reduce agency spend.
  • Gain insights on how to take control of temporary staffing spend.
  • Understand the benefits of the procurement framework agreements.
  • Hear about the latest national initiatives and how they can support your drive for cost reduction.
  • Build relationships and network with colleagues from NHS organisations across the country.
  • Gain exposure to a wealth of advice and expertise on important key issues.
  • Learn how to manage risks associated with the use of agency workers.
  • Attend a comprehensive set of free stakeholder workshops and seminars.
  • Take the opportunity to speak to the key framework suppliers within the Supplier Exhibition Hall.


We are still finalising the agenda and workshops and this will be announced in due course. Previous attendees will be familiar with the high calibre of speakers which this event attracts. (Previous speakers have included senior HR directors from NHS Trusts, Government ministers, Department of Health officials, industry bodies and thought leaders.)



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PLEASE NOTE: This registration page is for NHS and public sector staff only. Registrations made on this page from non-NHS / non public sector staff  will be deleted and there will be no admittance to the event. Suppliers can email hub-events@eoecph.nhs.uk to find out about booking a stand at the conference.