Patchwork Health is a healthtech startup with a mission to unleash the power of flexible working to solve the global healthcare workforce crisis.
Patchwork transforms temporary staffing by connecting vacant shifts with a growing marketplace of healthcare workers.
Patchwork was founded in 2016 by Anas Nader and Jing Ouyang. The company is headquartered in London with offices in Manchester and Liverpool.
Patchwork helps hospitals fill vacant shifts more cost-effectively and to stem the tide of clinicians leaving the health service due to poor work-life balance.
Patchwork’s market-leading technology focuses on transforming the power of NHS Trusts to recruit temporary staff, cutting out the expensive agency middle man. Through tailored portals for NHS Trusts and a simple, hassle free app for clinicians, Patchwork is able to dramatically drive up the number of clinicians booking shifts directly with their hospital.
Patchwork Health has more than 10,000 clinicians across over 30 hospitals already use the Patchwork app, with over 1 million shift hours booked since launch.
Patchwork has raised £3M in a latest financing on Jan 29, 2020. The round was led by Praetura Ventures (£1.9m) with participation from BMJ, the publisher behind The BMJ, and some existing angel investors.