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PHC supports the end of exploitation of overseas workers in the care industry

​The care industry has come under scrutiny in the UK in recent months for the exploitation of overseas healthcare workers. Given the global economic climate, many vulnerable people are being forc...

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PHC is bigger and better than ever, following the recent acquisition of Acumen Care Group in Wales

​Following the recent acquisition of Acumen Care Services by Personas Group, and their integration with Paterson Health & Social Care, we’re taking a look at all the benefits of having a brand-ne...

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Personas Group, parent company of PHC, is delighted to announce the acquisition of Acumen Care Services

As part of their continued growth and development, Personas Group, parent company of Paterson Health & Social Care, is delighted to announce the recent acquisition of Wales-based Acumen Care Servic...

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Hear from Sophie, Nurse with PHC for over 2 years

​Paterson Health & Social Care has been delivering permanent and temporary recruitment services for roles like Healthcare Assistants, Support Workers, and much more since 1994, but did you know t...

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Thank You to Lyndsey!

This week we would like to say a huge THANK YOU to Lyndsey Hendon who has been part of our Homecare division now for 2 years.Lyndsey is a key member of our team and is based in our Bicester branch...

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​The Online Evolution of Paterson Health and Social Care

As Paterson moves with strength and purpose into the post-lockdown world, their online platforms evolve and solidify too.The Bicester and Milton Keynes Facebook profiles are changing, and we don...

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​Working in Care: Learning Disability Nurse

As part of our Working in Care series we’ve been taking a closer look at the roles and responsibilities of different jobs in social care.This time we’re exploring what a Learning Disability Nurse ...

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Working in Care: Support Worker

What is a Support Worker?A support worker plays an important part in enhancing the daily lives of the people in their care. For many of our clients, a support worker empowers people to live as in...

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What is a personalised care plan and what are the benefits for patients?

​There’s no ‘one size fits all’ solution when it comes to health and social care. Every individual has their own needs and requirements, and these impact the type of care and the level of care th...

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​Samantha Gomm Joins our Homecare Division as Lead Nurse

As part of ensuring we always deliver the best levels of care and quality of service we’ve been making some key appointments within our team.One of these is Samantha Gomm who is joining our Homec...

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Why work for a healthcare staffing agency?

Working with a healthcare staffing agency such as Paterson Health and Social Care comes with a range of benefits. It’s no secret that demand for health and social care workers is at record levels...

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​Supporting vulnerable people to stay warm this winter.

It’s been impossible to escape the news about the energy crisis and with bills increasing, this can be a cause of anxiety for many elderly and vulnerable people. They might fear their energy sup...

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Paterson Health and Social Care – Reflecting on 2021

2021 has proved to be an exceptionally challenging year, particularly for the healthcare sector. With continued pressures posed by the pandemic, record levels of staff shortages, underfunding and...

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​Training and Development Opportunities in Social Care

Believe it or not, you don’t have to have vast experience or qualifications to embark on a career in social care. Instead, employers are much more impressed by the right attitude, your core values ...

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​Reward and Recognition in the Healthcare Sector

The health and social care sector is currently facing a serious staffing crisis. Currently, one in ten job vacancies in the UK are for jobs in the sector and if these aren’t filled, there is a hig...

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Attracting and Retaining Talent to a Career in Healthcare.

The UK was experiencing a shortage of healthcare workers prior to the pandemic however this has been exacerbated by the levels of stress and burnout placed on healthcare professionals throughout th...

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Things to consider when choosing a home care provider

Choosing the right care provider for you or a loved one is one of the most important things you can do. It’s attached to so many emotions and can feel like an overwhelming decision to make.Since ...

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The importance of CPR and Defibrillators

​Whether you’re a football fan or not, the hype around the Euros 2020 has been impossible to avoid. However, one of the most shocking things we’ve seen on the pitch this tournament wasn’t a goal or...

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Top Tips for making your home more dementia friendly

​The Coronavirus pandemic hit care homes extremely hard, particularly in the initial months of the outbreak. As a result, many people are rethinking the types of care best suited to themselves or t...

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