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Updated Jan 6, 2020

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3.8
75%
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NHS CEO Simon Stevens
Simon Stevens
464 Ratings
  1. Helpful (1)

    "Mediocre"

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    Former Employee - Healthcare Assistance 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at NHS full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Lots of human contact, building relationships with patients, flexible shifts

    Cons

    Bad pay, long hours, often staying late without extra pay, hard work, lots of contact with illness'

    Advice to Management

    Get a strong immune system, also forget work life balance.

    NHS2019-07-08
  2. "Hospital"

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    Current Employee - Healthcare Assistant in King's Lynn, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at NHS part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Working with a variety of people, helping people when in need.

    Cons

    Long hours, understaffed, underpaid

    NHS2019-05-29
  3. "Dynamic"

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    Former Employee - Healthcare Analyst in Swindon, Wiltshire, South West England, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at NHS part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    team player professional flexible caring customer service experience

    Cons

    long hours poor management un flexible poor organisation un friendly

    Advice to Management

    x

    NHS2019-06-06
  4. "working in NHS"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at NHS full-time

    Pros

    can be morally satisfying at times

    Cons

    long hours, poor IT systems

    NHS2019-05-06
  5. "Baker in nhs"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at NHS full-time

    Pros

    Good bread at first but costs cut

    Cons

    Long hours and early starts

    NHS2019-05-01
  6. "Occupational therapist"

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    Current Employee - Occupational Therapist 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at NHS full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Helping people and improving lives

    Cons

    No staff, long hours, no bonuses, low income

    NHS2019-04-18
  7. "Staff nurse with NHS"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at NHS full-time

    Pros

    Loved working with children. Fulfilling job.

    Cons

    Long hours. Overworked. Short staffed.

    NHS2019-04-16
  8. "Great Placer to work with excellent progression and rewards"

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    Current Employee - Clinical Trial Data Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at NHS full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    A service to the nation with the utmost care, quality and knowledge being delivered 365 days a year.

    Cons

    long hours, tiring and often non-appreciative

    Advice to Management

    Stay in the loop with staff and enjoy your team/staff input and keep them positively engaged. This boosts moral and ensures staff retention.

    NHS2019-03-26
  9. "live to work, work to live"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at NHS full-time

    Pros

    great people to work with, good salary and benefits

    Cons

    Long hours and very stressfull

    Advice to Management

    Employment of more nurses

    NHS2019-03-26
  10. "Senior Radiographer"

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    Current Employee - Senior Radiographer in Birmingham, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at NHS full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Patient contact. Training. Career progression. Transferable skills. Making a difference

    Cons

    Long hours. Lots of weekend work. Pay is better in private sector

    Advice to Management

    Adopt a more transformational approach.

    NHS2019-04-07
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