Better one volunteer than three pressed men, so the old naval saying goes, and it’s volunteers who are currently providing a vital resource to help NHS hospitals.
Our NHS trust alone has around 142 volunteers carrying out a range of tasks across the hospital. In the current financial climate these volunteers are proving an important way of freeing up existing staff, making the trust run more efficiently and generally supporting our teams across the hospital.
Earlier this year we were tasked with running a campaign that would help recruit more volunteers, provide some recognition for the valuable work they do and broaden the range of people who were applying. Continue reading