NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde Nursing and Midwifery Staffbank provides registered and non-registered nursing and midwifery staff to our hospital wards, outpatient clinics, health centres and community settings.The Staffbank supports unplanned and planned shortfalls in the nursing and midwifery establishments, such as short to medium term absence and peak in activity.
The Staff Bank has approximately 11000 nurses who are registered with NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde Nursing and Midwifery Bank.The bank nurses provide coverage to support short falls in manpower resource. The service schedules shifts for both registered and unregistered nursing bank workers, helping to provide safe, effective, person centred care for patients.
The Nursing and Midwifery Staff Bank service provides a central coordinating booking, recruitment and management service for NHSGGC. The Staff Bank Service is primarily a telephone based service which provides a critical link between NHS bank workers and front line health care professionals commissioning staffing requests for their services to source bank shifts for registered nurses and nursing assistants, which supports quality person centred care.