About Merco Medical Staffing

We connect medical & healthcare job seekers with employers seeking cover on a locum, fixed term or permanent basis

Our Story

From humble beginnings we’re now a team of almost 50 – and growing. We work with 200+ healthcare services on a day to day basis to fulfil their temporary and permanent staffing needs. We place all types of Doctors, Consultants, GPs, Nurse Practitioners, General Nurses and Allied Health Professionals into ad-hoc locum, regular locum and substantive posts.

Merco Service

Nationwide service

Merco 24/7

Genuine 24/7 Response

Merco candidate database

10,000+ candidates across all staffing groups

Merco approved

Award Winning & Framework Approved

We’re award winning, national framework accredited and follow the NHS Employer Check Standards for our compliance. Since day 1 in 2002 we’ve worked hard to become a reputable brand recognised for our professionalism, reliability and friendly customer service. Our management team have over 80 years combined NHS and wider healthcare recruitment experience. They are enthusiastic and passionate and through the determination of all of our staff we have become leading providers to organisations in the primary, secondary and private care sectors.

We embrace change and we fully support the NHSI agency rules - we operate through frameworks managed by CCS, LPP and HTE. Outside of the NHS we are the leading supplier of GPs and associated staff to the UK’s private GP, wellness, wellbeing and corporate health industry.

Our Leadership Team


Richard Champion

Chief Financial Officer


Anita van Heerden

Managing Director


Jonathan Broadest

Operations Director


Afifa Sardar

Head of HR and Compliance


Ryan Lomas

Perms Team Director


Dionysia Kanellou

Finance Manager


Michelle Lungeni

Compliance Manager


Mariyana Harris

Office Manager

Thank you for visiting our website

We hope you find what you’re looking for.

In any case we’d love the chance to speak with you about the work you want or the staff you need.
You can call us on 0208 947 3077 or email your details to info@merco.co.uk and we’ll call you.