News

15 May 2019

Learning at work week: Shaping the future

Read our Q&A with clinical trainer, Rainey Spencer-Taylor, and clinical trainer for Scotland, Gail McAdam, to find out why they think continued professional development is so important in today’s ever-changing world of work...
14 May 2019

What does a mental health nurse do?

It's #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek. Hosted by the Mental Health Foundation, Mental Health Awareness Week 2019 is taking place from Monday 13th to Sunday 19th May 2019.
26 April 2019

Newcross dresses down for Macmillan

As Newcross office staff will already know,  the last Friday of each month is Dress Down Friday, where staff wear casual clothes to work and donate money to worthwhile causes. his month we are going to be dressing down for Macmillan, in aid of Newcross employee Nick Harris’ father, Roger, who lost his third battle with cancer before Christmas.
26 April 2019

Social care system at 'crisis point'

The social care system in England is at "crisis point", with more people asking for care but fewer on the receiving end, according to a recent report undertaken by the King's Fund. In the study, the renowned think tank uncovered a 2 per cent rise in adult social care requests since 2015/16, to hit 1.84 million requests in 2017/18.
12 April 2019

What is Flexi Pay?

Have you heard of Flexi Pay?

Flexi Pay is just one of the reasons why UK healthcare professionals are choosing to work for Newcross over other healthcare employers - and you can too!
05 April 2019

Newcross opens a new branch in Andover

Following our success in Southampton and Reading and due to increasing demand for our services in Andover, Salisbury and Basingstoke, we're opening a new office and training centre in Andover!
22 March 2019

5 Recent developments in dementia research

Can early dementia be reversed? Does the food we eat make a difference? Can quizzes and brain tests prevent the onset of the condition? These are just a few of the once-mysteries experts have attempted to solve regarding dementia. 

Let's explore some groundbreaking developments regarding dementia medicine...
19 March 2019

What to expect from a moving and handling course

Safe moving and handling require healthcare assistants to know the correct procedures for moving adults and children without causing injury to either themselves or the person they're supporting.

What will you learn on a Newcross Moving and Handling course?
14 March 2019

Nutrition and care of the elderly

Adequate nutrition, especially in older age, aids in the maintenance of health and in decreasing the onset of chronic diseases, contributes to vitality in everyday activity, to energy and mood and helps in maintaining functional independence.