Patchwork are happy to announce two new Collab Banks, these Collab Banks are the North West London Collab Bank based in London and the Doctors in Training (DiT) Collab Bank based in Cheshire and Merseyside.

The North West London Collab Banks include:

  • Chelsea and Westminster NHS Foundation Trust

  • Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

  • The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

  • London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust

The DiT Bank includes:

  • Aintree University Hospital

  • Southport & Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust

  • St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

  • Warrington and Halton Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

  • Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust

How does it work?

The Patchwork Hub allows you to create, manage and make use of collaborative staff banks in your region. Tailored entirely to your organisation and local needs, the collaborative bank will enable you to augment your local internal bank and broadcast unfilled bank shifts to workers across multiple NHS organisations.

Who pays the Clinicians?

North West London Collab Bank

For the North West London Collab Bank, a Clinician is paid by their Primary Trust, as chosen by the Clinician when signing up to the Collab Bank.

A workers Primary Trust can be found by following the steps below:

  • Select Staff from the Hub menu

  • Select the Worker whose Primary Trust you would like to view.

  • Tap Collaborative Bank tab

Here, you can view the Collaborative Bank that the Worker is joined with as well as their Primary Trust.

DiT Bank

As this follows the Lead Employer model, all Clinicians will be paid by St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust.

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