Our Brands

Our brands



Pulse is a leading provider of health and social care staffing to the UK and international healthcare sectors. We support NHS Trusts and private health sector providers by placing expert and compliant nurses, midwives, doctors, allied health professionals, health sciences, and social care staff into the right permanent and temporary roles.

Pulse has been providing staffing solutions since 1987 and has 10 branches in the UK and Australia.5,000 people work for Pulse every day.



Frontline specialises in recruiting healthcare professionals and social workers for temporary jobs in the UK. Our focus is on placing highly skilled candidates into posts appropriate for their training and experience. We place medical and nursing staff, allied health professionals and social workers, and our customers include the NHS, prisons, private healthcare providers and local authorities.

The Frontline team are on call to place candidates 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Thornbury Nursing Services


Thornbury Nursing provides nurses across the UK and Northern Ireland. We specialise in meeting urgent and last minute resources at less than one hour’s notice. We are also able to meet nursing requirements in the most challenging and remote geographical locations.

Thornbury Nursing has been providing nursing solutions for 30 years, and has five UK branches.

Scottish Nursing Guild


Since 1995 the Scottish Nursing Guild has provided the best professional nurses to customers in both Scotland and Northern Ireland. We supply all areas of the healthcare sector and beyond, including: NHS, care homes, industry, prisons, private and NHS home care, and private hospitals. We specialise in placing the right staff for last minute and longer-term placements.

Thornbury Community Services


Thornbury Community Services provides tailored, patient-centred care for people between hospital and community settings. We deliver a safe and flexible community service for children, young people and adults with the most complex care needs. With over 10 years’ experience, we are confident in our ability to provide a professional and confidential service.

Through a combination of regional and local based staff, we are able set up packages throughout the UK. Our field based nurses regularly meet with commissioners, LHB’s, social services, case managers, agency workers, clients and their families to match the right people to work with each individual client.



Asclepius provides world-class temporary and permanent doctors to the healthcare sector. We are leaders in providing doctors across the UK and Northern Ireland, specialising in: A&E, pathology, general practice, psychiatry and medical specialties.

With customers from the NHS and private healthcare, we provide doctors of all grades and specialties, and are market leaders in A&E and pathology.

Hobson Prior

Hobson Prior


Hobson Prior is a leading specialist life sciences recruiter focused on finding outstanding candidates across Europe and Asia Pacific.

Our highly selective clients trust us to source and secure the best contract and permanent candidates who will contribute to their success.

Bank Partners


Bank Partners is the leading independent provider of bank management services to the NHS. We work in partnership with our clients, putting processes in place that provide them with visibility and control over their contingency staff. We source all types of staff required to run a hospital trust.

Our tailored workforce strategies match resources to demand, making the management of bank workers easier and more efficient. As a result, clients see the right number of staff on their wards and consistently high standards of patient care.

Pulse Community Healthcare


Pulse Community Healthcare is a leading UK provider of complex person-centred care packages. Our specialist healthcare teams support people with a variety of conditions and disabilities to live their life as independently as possible, in their own homes.

Working in close partnership with our client’s family, friends, carers and commissioners, as well as other healthcare professionals, local organisations and hospital teams, we assess and understand our individual client needs.

Resourced by experienced and highly trained support workers and community nurses, our customised care packages are devised to the highest clinical standards delivering person-centred care, quality of life and most importantly client independence.



Maxxima has been offering high quality, flexible staffing solutions to the health and social care sectors for over 15 years. We work with public and private health clients, local authorities and social care providers throughout the UK and overseas.

ICS Health & Wellbeing


ICS Health & Wellbeing is dedicated to making the UK’s local and workplace communities healthier. Working with local authorities, CCGs and employers, we design, implement and evaluate innovative health and wellbeing services that will result in long-term health benefits through sustained behaviour change.

We care about people; that is reflected in all our interactions. We like to think that our personable and friendly approach echoes the encouragement and positivity needed to support changes in behaviour.

Liquid Personnel


Liquid Personnel provide temporary and permanent jobs to qualified social work professionals in a wide range of local authorities, NHS Trusts, fostering agencies, charities and other private sector organisations throughout the UK. They are trusted by over 150 organisations in England, Scotland and Wales to provide exceptional agency staff.



Espirita is part of the managed services division of ICS and comprises workforce intelligence and RPO services. Our staffing consultancy service includes a range of modules designed to both advise on and address the challenges facing health organisations today. Meanwhile, our RPO service. It’s designed for clients wishing to outsource all or part of their substantive recruitment function to ease pressure and help meet their strategic recruitment goals.