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Agency and bank nursing in the UK National Health Service

Tailby, Stephanie


Stephanie Tailby


The article draws on published research, mainly survey-based, and original case study interview data to explore the forms of temporary employment in nursing, the reasons nurses give for taking temporary or agency work, as a main job or a second job, and their experiences in such employment. Copyright © 2005 BSA Publications Ltd®.


Tailby, S. (2005). Agency and bank nursing in the UK National Health Service. Work, Employment and Society, 19(2), 369-389.

Journal Article Type Review
Publication Date Jun 1, 2005
Journal Work, Employment and Society
Print ISSN 0950-0170
Publisher SAGE Publications
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 19
Issue 2
Pages 369-389
Keywords National Health Service, NHS, nursing, temporary agency work, recruitment and retention, work-life balance
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