Agency social work ban in NI could be in place by end-of-month deadline
JUNE 6, 2023
Story updated* A plan to ban agency social work in Northern Ireland’s health and social care (HSC) trusts could be in place, as planned, by the end of this month. Most locums working for the region’s five trusts – which are responsible for statutory social services – have accepted a permanent contract, with other agency workers still having the opportunity to do so, said the Department of Health (DoH).
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