List Of Top Nursing Recruitment Agencies In The UK(2024)

Nursing Recruitment Agencies are types of headhunters that aid in recruiting nurses for hospitals, schools, and other facilities. A nursing recruitment agency can be known as a recruitment agency that specializes only in the nursing disciplines and they can be categorized as a specialist headhunter. There are General recruitment agencies that also focus on the discipline of nursing and we would list some of them below.

There is a huge influx of foreign nurses in the United Kingdom especially from African countries and this is due to various factors like the salary and favourable working conditions. For each agency we list, we are also going to outline their contact details and drop a link to the official website.

List Of Best Nursing Agencies In UK For Foreign & Local Workers

1. MMA Healthcare Recruitment

MMA stands for More Medical Associates. This agency is a five-star agency established in 1998 and they have grown to become a renowned independent nursing recruitment agency.

MMA Healthcare Contact Details

LocationBuilding W020
University of Reading, Reading
RG6 6BUUnited Kingdom
Phone0118 987 9240
Website URLwww.mmarecruitment.com

2. Cromwell Medical Staffing

Cromwell has been in the healthcare recruitment industry since 2003. They help recruit the following categories of nurses: Band 5 Registered Nurses, Midwives, ITU Nurses, and Accident & Emergency Nurses.

Cromwell Medical Staffing

Location1st Floor
3 More London Riverside
Phone+44 3330 437 101
Email [email protected]
Website URLwww.cromwellmedical.com

3. Drake Medox UK

This is an international recruitment agency that aids in recruiting registered nurses, registered midwives, and Allied Health Professionals. They have been providing healthcare professionals to NHS Trusts and independent hospitals throughout the UK since 1978.

They are a temporary recruitment agency and have helped save money in savings on agency fees. Under Registered nurses, they recruit for the following categories: Medical, Surgical, Orthopaedics, Elderly Medicine, Oncology, Theatres, Gynaecology, Paediatrics, PICU, NICU, ICU & CCU.

Drake Medox UK Contact Details

Location429 – 433 Pinner Road, North Harrow, London, HA1 4HN
Phone  +44 207 484 0820
Email[email protected]
Website URLwww.drakemedox.co.uk

4. Kate Cowhig International Recruitment

This is another top international recruitment agency that has been in operation since 1999. They specialize in the recruitment of Registered Nurses, Doctors, Midwives, and Allied Healthcare professionals in Ireland. On their official website, job categories are classified into the following:

  • Nursing
  • Midwifery
  • Pediatrics
  • Mental Health

Kate Cowhig International Recruitment Contact Details

Location22 Tudor Street
London EC4Y 0AY
United Kingdom
Phone +44 207 833 8830
Email[email protected]
Website URLkcr.ie

5. Mayday Healthcare

This is a leading nursing agency, specializing in the recruitment of nurses and healthcare professionals for both the private sector and NHS. Mayday Healthcare is a specialist nursing recruitment agency and has over 7,000 compliant nursing staff in its database.

Mayday Healthcare Contact Details

Location3 London Bridge Street,
News Building,
Phone 08703 43 00 43
Website URLwww.maydayhealthcareplc.co.uk

6. Pearls International Recruitment Agency

This is an established independent medical, nursing, and care recruitment agency that has a tailor-made recruitment package for its users. In addition to aiding in recruiting registered nurses, they also recruit the following: Medical Technologist, Senior Care Assistants, and Allied Health Care Workers to mention a few.

Pearls International Recruitment Agency Contact Details

LocationFoliot House
Nursery Close
Phone01752 237637
Email[email protected]
Website URLwww.pearlsrecruitment.com

7. HW Healthcare Limited

With over 20 years of providing recruitment services, they have made general recruitment a very easy process.

HW Healthcare Limited Contact Details

Location10 Robertson Street
TN34 1HL
Email[email protected]
Website URLwww.hwhealthcare.co.uk

8. Ambition 24 Hours

This is a 24-hour nursing recruitment agency which happened to be the first of its kind in the country. They have a page where they outline the requirements and qualifying criteria needed to apply for specialist positions.

Ambition 24 Hours Contact Details

LocationBranch Group House,
92 -96 Lind Road,
Sutton, Surrey,
Phone0871 8733 333
Email[email protected]
Website URLwww.ambition24hours.co.uk

9. Tezlom

Tezlom is known for supplying fully vetted, experienced Nurses, Support Workers, and care Assistants whose specific skills are matched to each individual assignment. They cover over 20 areas in the United Kingdom.

Tezlom Contact Details

LocationFirst Floor, 21 Bancroft, Hitchin SG5 1JW, United Kingdom
Phone+44 1462 600500
Website URLwww.tezlom.com

10. Take Five Healthcare

This is an agency that also trains providers who specialize in providing staffing support to the social care sector.

Take Five Healthcare Contact Details

LocationThe Weavers Shop
Eastern Avenue
Phone01452 222 220
Email[email protected]
Website URLwww.takefivehealthcare.co.uk


The list above contains both general and specialist recruitment agencies. It is mandatory to be licensed before you can become a nurse in the United Kingdom before your previous experience.

Drop your questions in the comment section and also let us know what you think about the agencies listed above.

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