Collaborative staff banks with Patchwork

Award-winning collaborative bank technology for truly borderless staffing. Achieve ICS-wide workforce planning and enable clinicians to work flexibly across organisational borders.

Patchwork is proud to host a number of collaborative staff banks. 

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 'Doctors in Training' (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.

How are workers paid?

North West London Collab Bank

For the North West London Collab Bank, a clinician is paid by their Primary Trust, as selected by the clinician when signing up to the collaborative bank.

A workers Primary Trust can be found as follows:

  • Select 'Staff' from the Hub menu

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

  • Tap the 'Collaborative Bank' tab

Here, you can view the collaborative bank that the worker is associated 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.