The Department of Health in the Western Cape has appointed Allmed Healthcare Professionals, a Workforce Holdings Limited (JSE: WKF) company, to source nursing staff for all the province’s state hospitals for the next two years, which commenced on 1 July 2015. Allmed will supply professional nurses and sisters, staff nurses and auxiliary nurses according to the Department’s ongoing requirements.
“This will be the seventh year we will be working with the Department of Health in the Western Cape, because management there knows we can source professional, caring and qualified nursing staff,” says Donald Houston-McMillan, Managing Director of Allmed. “We were contracted to them from 2007 to 2012, and we are once again looking forward to sourcing the critical skills the Department of Health needs to deliver a quality service to the citizens of the Western Cape, the majority of whom depend on the state to provide for their healthcare needs.”
Allmed was established in 1999 and offers its clients a 24/7/365 staff resourcing service. The company offers a complete range of specialist medical staffing solutions for private, charitable and state medical facilities across South Africa. It is a member of the Allied Nursing Association of South Africa (ANASA), and its nursing contractors are registered with the South African Nursing Council (SANC) and the South African Revenue Services (SARS).
“Allmed has invested in a dedicated human resources team that interviews and evaluates all nursing staff before it places them in suitable positions in its client medical facilities,” says McMillan. “We screen our nursing teams thoroughly to ensure they offer premium service to patients in client healthcare facilities, and then we provide skills development opportunities for them to further improve their skills set.”
The company also offers a full range of essential employee benefits to its contract nurses and their families through affiliate companies in the Press Release Workforce Holdings Limited Reg No: 2006/018145/06 Share Code: WKF | ISIN: ZAE000087847 So much more than just staffing Workforce Group, including medical aid cover, funeral plan cover and legal and emergency counseling support, while ensuring that the nurses on its books have access to market-related remuneration.
“The healthcare professional training and placement services we provide through Allmed are part of the Workforce Group’s integration and diversification strategy, delivering on our intention to offer a range of solutions for the supply, management and administration of human resources requirements across all industry sectors,” says Lawrence Diamond, Chief Executive Officer of Workforce Holdings. “We are pleased to once again be able to assist the Department of Health deliver on their promises to the Western Cape province.”