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LastMinuteNurses is an exclusive nurse placement programme designed to provide the best nurses to clients with challenging requirements. Utilising a smart new app and shift booking process developed by Harley Medical Services, LastMinuteNurses meets the growing demand for 'off framework' nurses. The app enables all nurses eligible and registered with Harley Medical to track and apply for their own shifts and manage their work schedule. 

This provides our clients with access to a fast and efficient nursing resource, which meets all the requirements of the NHS Framework, to meet out of the ordinary demands.



Check shift availability anytime, anywhere. One click and gives you complete, real time visibility of all of the shifts available to you in the hospitals you've selected. 



Receive up to the minute SMS notifications of shifts as they become available. You can then apply for them directly from your mobile phone.



Manage your own shift calendar. Assign the shifts you are allocated directly to your calendar.

  • Am I OK to do agency work in the same hospital that I’m working in for Harley Medical?
    No. It is not permitted for a health professional who is substantively employed by a hospital to undertake agency work in the same hospital.
  • Will I be able to with for Harley Medical part time whilst continuing my full time position?
    Yes. It is not unusual for Harley Medical nurses to top up their pay working with us alongside their full time jobs.
  • Do you employ nurses with only overseas training?
    Yes, although we only recruit nurses with a minimum of 6 months recent UK hospital experience. Required experience varies depending on specialty.
  • Is the registration and compliance procedure the same as for the NHS Framework?
    Yes. Our registration and compliance procedure follows all the guidelines of the NHS Framework procedures.
  • How quickly will I know if my application has been successful?
    All applicants will usually be notified by email within 36 hours of submitting their application.
  • Do you place other medical professionals as well as nurses?
    We mainly recruit nurses, midwives, ODPs and surgical first assistants.
  • What experience do I need?
    You will need a minimum of 6 months experience working in the UK as a general nurse. Experience requirements for specialist nurses and midwives will vary depending on area of speciality.
  • How do I register as a Harley Medical Nurse?
  • How do I register as a LastMinuteNurse?
    All nurses registered as a Harley Medical nurse are automatically eligible as a LastMinuteNurse.
  • Do I have to use the LastMinuteNurse app to apply for shifts?
    No. You will also be able to access and book shifts via the Harley Medical website members area.




"an honest, efficient and reliable agency"

"Harley Medical have been very supportive, through out. They made sure to find the shifts I’d requested. They were available anytime when problem arises and always listened to my concerns."

Alden M.

"Highly recommended"

"they made us feel a valuable part of the company"

"As a specialist nurse working with Harley Medical from 2015 I can proudly say they are very professional and take care of each and every one of us as if you are the only employee. They work with diligence, following all the protocols. I must say I felt well looked after I would recommend them to anyone looking for a professional nursing agency."

Annastasia B.

"very dependable, honest and supportive"

"very transparent and honest"

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