Medacs Healthcare

Corporate Information

Medacs Healthcare plc - a proud member of the Impellam Group.

Registered Office: 800 The Boulevard, Capability Green, Luton LU1 3BA.

Registered in England and Wales No. 2518546

Our history

Over the past 30 years, we have become leaders in the global healthcare staffing and services industry. Here are just some of our highlights from the last three decades. 


  • We celebrate our 30th anniversary.


  • ignosys, our global eHealth brand, is launched, providing remote healthcare solutions


  • Macmillan Cancer Support is named as the official charity partner
  • Awarded preferred supplier status for Doctors to Mental Health Trusts across the East of England
  • Expanded the existing master vendor contract in South Staffordshire to include Prison Nursing and AHPs 
  • Awarded preferred supplier status for Nursing to a collaboration of three trusts in the Midlands (University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, and Derby Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust)


  • iRefer launched
  • Medacs Academy, our free online training service, is launched
  • New Middle East office opens in Dubai
  • Awarded a place on the CPP Clinical Staffing Framework for all disciplines
  • Awarded a place on the H T E Total Workforce Solutions Framework including the Lots for Demand Management software, Staff Bank, Direct Engagement and Admin and Clerical
  • Awarded a pilot for the on-site managed service supply of Medical Locums at King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • Awarded the Master Vendor supply of Nursing to Burton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Awarded RPO contract at The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust
  • Awarded the master vendor supply of Psychiatrists and GPs to Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


  • We celebrate our 25th anniversary
  • Medacs Global Group is created following the acquisition of Global Group
  • Revalidation support launched for nurses
  • Now we Comply system implemented
  • Latitudes rebranded as Medacs Healthcare
  • Medacs Healthcare continued to support the England team at Eurospital 2015
  • Awarded on-site managed service contracts for Doctors in Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board, Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board, NHS Highland and NHS Lothian
  • Awarded on-site managed service contract for Nurses at Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Awarded on-site managed service contracts for AHPs in Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and London North West Healthcare NHS Trust
  • Awarded  master vendor contracts for Medical Locums at Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust and Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust, The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust and Burton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 
  • Awarded the portal contract for Acute Doctors at Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust
  • Awarded  master vendor contracts for Nurses in South Staffordshire and Shropshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust and North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust 
  • NHS Wales – Nursing Framework
  • CCS Multi-Disciplinary Framework
  • H T E Nursing Framework
  • H T E Perms Framework


  • Our Nursing team moves into a larger premises in Stafford marking a major milestone in the growth and development of our operations
  • We open a new Homecare branch to service the Bradford and Leeds areas
  • The Manchester-based Homecare and Doctor businesses come together in one location at West Quays in Manchester
  • Awarded on-site managed service contracts for Doctors at Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Cwm Taf University Health Board, Hywel Dda University Health Board
  • Awarded on-site managed service contract for Community Nursing at Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
  • Awarded on-site managed service contract for AHPs at Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


  • Revalidation rolled out to locum doctors linked to Medacs Healthcare as their designated body
  • Pensions auto-enrolment is rolled out
  • HR system Cascade is launched in the UK
  • Awarded on-site managed service contracts for Doctors at Cardiff and Vale University Health Board, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, and Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Medacs Vantage Direct Engagement model launched


  • Managed Services launched with a contract awarded at London North West Healthcare NHS Trust (Ealing and Northwick Park locations) and an extension to the pilot at Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust


  • New flagship office opens in Skipton, England, housing our Finance, Support and Skipton-based operational teams
  • Selected by the NHS Revalidation Support Team to run the pilot programme for locum doctors
  • We lauch our Twitter feed - why not follow us?
  • We join Facebook, clocking up pver 500 Likes in just two weeks - Like us on Facebook


  • Our business is established in Australia, providing even greater choice for our candidates
  • We launch our Qualified Social Work division



  • Our Homecare division is established with the acquisition of two specialist companies
  • We launch our first master vendor system
  • Online training launched
  • Blue Arrow Nursing Care and Chrysalis Community Care join the Medacs Healthcare Group


  • Awarded a place on the national framework for agency nurses
  • Awarded a place on the national framework for allied health professionals
  • We establish our in-house occupational health team, absolving placement officers of the task of chasing candidates' occupational health information, thus further streamlining our service 


  • We expand our quality service to nurses and allied health professionals
  • We agree an exclusive deal with the Post Office, enabling our candidates to have their ID documentation checked and validated at over 700 of their branches across the UK


  •  We're awarded accreditation to the ISO9001:2000 quality assurance standard


  • Awarded a place on the national framework for locum doctors
  • is launched, allowing candidates to search jobs, register and access their information online


  • We expand overseas into New Zealand, enabling the global movement of candidates


  • Separate placement and client teams are formed in each region, providing doctors and hospitals alike with a single point of contact, resulting in a better quality of service


  • We open offices in five new locations (Dudley, Glasgow, London, Manchester and Newcastle), as well as a second site in Skipton, enabling us to provide local knowledge and a wider choice of work
  • FrostNet, our own bespoke candidate management software, is launched, enabling bookings placed on the system to be matched automatically to the skills and criteria required of the post with well-qualified doctors


  • Acquired by the Corporate Services Group plc
  • We become the first major healthcare recruitment company to gain accreditation to the ISO9002 quality assurance standard


  • We join the Recruitment and Employment Confederation, and remain members to this day


  • We quickly establish ourselves as leaders in medical staffing, giving our candidates and clients a dedicated point of contact


  • Appointed to NHS Supplies North West region contract


  • Trading commences as we open our first office in Skipton, England. Since then, we’ve gone from strength to strength

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