Bluestones Medical

Based in Chester, Bluestones Medical is a framework-approved healthcare staffing provider, supplying healthcare staff to NHS and private clients across England and Wales. It specialises in Community Nursing, General Nursing, Mental Health and Theatres.

  • Bluestones Medical Marvel Experience maps out the journey a candidate goes on from when they join the business, and beyond the two-year mark. It includes wellbeing and up-skilling checks, a review of their journey so far and one-year anniversary gift. It also sets the standard of candidate care everyone who works internally for Bluestones Medical must deliver.
  • Its benefits package includes free private healthcare, a £300 refer-a-friend scheme, regular free mandatory training, 1-2-1 revalidation support and regular appraisals.
  • Despite working in a high-pressure environment with limited resources during the Covid crisis, and the fear of contracting the virus, the team of healthcare workers continued to provide the best care possible for critically ill patients.

Judges’ comments

“The winner is Bluestones. By the nature of its industry, candidate care and engagement are essential. It illustrated going beyond the normal and achieving the highest of standards. Its data-driven approach, innovation and creativity made them a stand-out winner. Bluestones was the one business that focused on skills transfer. Its comprehensive demonstration of the importance of the candidate and their journey was emotional and touching. The way the business combines volume and professionalism is great to see. A worthy winner.”