NHS to NHS staff transfers

NHS staff

Streamlining is about delivering a quality recruitment experience in an efficient and timely way, reducing duplication and unnecessary delays in getting the successful candidate started in the workplace.  You will find below a range of useful information, guidance , case studies, and web links, all of which have been tried and tested and incorporate learning from previous streamlining implementations. 

Read the evidence we have collected on the benefits of streamlining in this infographic.  



Getting started

Getting started

If your organisation is new to streamlining this section provides useful resources to initiate your own local streamlining project, including a project initiation document and readiness checklist.

Inner authority transfer process

Inter Authority Transfer Process

The ESR Inter Authority Transfer process will deliver the benefits of streamlining by removing the need for unnecessary duplication during the hiring and recruitment stages.

Statutory and mandatory training

Mandatory and statutory training

Access guidance, case studies and information about a national toolkit being developed to enable trusts to transfer new starters’ training records prior to joining an NHS organisation.

Occupational health

Occupational health

In this section you will find documentation supporting the bi-directional interface with third party occupational health systems and the Electronic Staff Record, as well as useful guidance, case studies and best practice processes.


Streamlining recruitment

Access case studies, guidance documents and useful links on the recruitment ‘Perfect Process’, Key Performance Indicators, pre-employment checks and factual references

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