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Why Staff Buy-In is Vital for a New Software Rollout...

Whenever we’re exhibiting at healthcare events, we always hear the same thing. ‘Oh we had a system for that – it didn’t work’. Nurses, administrators, doctors, midwives – there’s one common thread. They wanted their lives to be made easier by technology – but somehow their organisations missed the mark. Maybe you’ve had a similar experience; but ...

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Managing annual leave can be a nightmare - but does it have to be?

Managing annual leave can be a tricky business. Making sure everyone's used up their allowance, but without having too many people off at once. 'I asked for that day, too, why didn't I get it?!'. Sound familiar? Throw in the summer or Christmas holidays and your service could be thrown into chaos.     In teams with a mix of part/full time, ...

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How Healthcare Services Can Prepare for GDPR

How Healthcare Services Can Prepare for GDPR On the 25th May 2018, the European Union’s General Data Protection (GDPR) will come into force. The healthcare industry has taken the handling of sensitive personal information seriously for a long time, but the legal requirements are about to increase and, according to recent research, NHS trusts ...

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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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