We are a Government Procurement Service (GPS)/Buying Solutions Supplier
Athona is one of only 51 UK agencies to be approved by GPS/Buying Solutions for the supply of medical locums.
This Framework enables participating trusts to enjoy the quality and cost benefits that have been secured through the new agreement. It brings together both national and local suppliers, ensuring that high standards of compliancy are kept, while also stipulating the total fee any agency can charge.
Athona's inclusion on this framework agreement, together with our place on a number of Service Level Agreements across the UK, further highlights the quality of service we provide and the stringent standards of compliancy to which we adhere.
For more information please visit http://www.buyingsolutions.gov.uk
ISO Quality Management System
Athona is committed to ensuring high standards are maintained with all internal and external procedures and has been independently audited and certified to be in conformance with the ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System. The requirements for this system include:
- A set of procedures that cover all key processes in the business;
- Monitoring processes to ensure they are effective;
- Record keeping
- Checking output for defects, with appropriate and corrective action where necessary;
- Regularly reviewing individual processes and the quality system itself for effectiveness; and
- Facilitating continual improvement
For more information on the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), please visit http://www.iso.org/
Having satisfied stringent membership criteria, Athona is an accredited Corporate Member of The Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC). Our REC membership status provides our candidates, clients and employees with the assurance that we are committed to the highest possible standards of best practice in the recruitment industry.
Athona’s REC Corporate Membership number is: 00052510
For more information on the REC please visit http://www.rec.uk.com/
Macmillan Cancer Support
To view more information about our corporate charity partner please visit http://www.athonadoctors.com/macmillan
Essex Countywide Business Awards
Athona are proud sponsors of the 2011 Essex Countywide Business Awards. For more information on these awards please visit http://www.essexbusinessawards.co.uk/