The North West London Collaborative Bank allows you to book bank shifts at any of the participating organisations, without having to undergo any further recruitment checks or verification to join the individual Trusts.
The following Trusts have come together to form the North West London (NWL) Collaborative Bank:
Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust
How do I join the Collaborative Bank?
To join the Collaborative Bank, navigate to ‘Organisations’ within the app settings. Select the Trust where you are already a member of the staff bank (sometimes referred to as a Primary Trust) and tick 'Opt In' to join the the Collaborative Bank.
🚨Please ensure you select the Trust where you are ALREADY ACTIVE on the bank via Patchwork, DO NOT click on the Trust where you wish to work.
Who will pay me for my bank shifts?
For any Collaborative Bank shifts you work, you will be paid directly by the Trust where you are already a member of the staff bank (sometimes referred to as a Primary Trust). Your host trust is the North West London Trust whose bank you are already a member of.
What if I am not currently a member of any of the four North London Acute Trusts?
To join the North West London Collaborative Bank, you will first need to be activated at one of the four North London Acute Trusts. If you are downloading Patchwork for the first time, please apply to Imperial College Healthcare who will progress your application. Once you have been accepted at Imperial, you will be automatically activated at the Collaborative Bank if you have opted in.