Candidate Testimonials

If you think we sound just too good to be true, look through just some of our satisfied candidates.

“I have been very impressed with the service provided at Coben Medical.  They are very good at finding me work that fits in with my schedule.  They are always quickly contactable and responsive.  Sandra helps me with my shifts and is very courteous, helpful and efficient.  I can highly recommend them.”

Urgent Care GP – Liverpool

“I have been working as an ANP with Coben since 2017 and have developed an excellent relationship with consultant Vicky Campbell during the past 4 years. I have 36 years of nursing experience and have reached a point in my career where I choose to work within a limited area of primary care and Vicky and the Coben team respect that.
I am only offered shifts that Vicky knows I will be interested in, as opposed to other agencies tactics where you are bombarded with information on irrelevant shifts and often put under pressure to accept shifts that might not suit.
Coben is well organised and most importantly the payroll is an efficient service, payment is always prompt and appropriate, unlike other agencies.
The team and especially Vicky who I have the most regular contact with has a friendly and supportive approach and Vicky is always available, and if she isn’t she will always respond promptly.
The professionalism that the Coben team and especially Vicki demonstrates is the factor that will keep me working alongside them until my retirement.”

Yvonne Gibney RGN MFTM RCPS (Glas)

Despite joining 3 agencies’, Coben is the only one that came to visit me at home prior to commencing any shifts, this is of course the first time I met Vicky. I feel visiting clients is both safe practice and courteous, I found Vicky really friendly and very informative.

Vicky has always been very approachable, understanding with excellent communication and management skills. I have no faults with regards to how Vicky manages me as a clinician/client and because of this, I always prioritise Coben when looking for shifts, this in its self makes a statement.

You should be very proud to have Vicky working for Coben, she must be a great asset to the team.

Urgent Care GP – Liverpool

“Since I got introduced to Ajay, she has always been very pleasant and smiley on the phone.
Even though I do not do many shifts with Coben (as a result of having a regular job); she still always manages to get me a shift when I need one. Thanks Ajay, you are a star”

GP, Liverpool

I work for Coben as an ANP and I feel that Sandra is probably one of the most experienced, courteous and helpful consultants’ in the country.   Nothing is ever too much trouble, she responds very quickly when booking work for you and ensures all the paperwork is correctly sorted in a very timely and professional way. The registration process is straight forward and they provide access to any online training that may be required. I would recommend Sandra and her team at Coben to any of my medical colleagues.
Janice Johnson ANP MSc

I have worked with Sharman for around 5-6 years. I have found her to be by far the most reliable and honest of all medical agents I have worked with. On many occasions she has sourced lots of work for me and her communication has been excellent. She has always been highly professional and pleasant to deal with. She is always the first person I call when I’m in need of work!

Dr Ellis

Sharman has been my personal consultant for a very long time now. She is very personable, always lively and bubbly on the phone and always a pleasure to hear from. She responds to my queries and requests in a timely manner and I can easily reach her by phone or email.

I can be hard to reach at times but she always makes an effort to regularly check on me e.g. she will follow up and check how I found a new placement or go through new roles I may be interested in. I am impressed at how she remembers my individual needs and preferences and she will hand pick roles that suit me. She always strives to provide a good service and I appreciate her for that.

GP, Manchester

I have been working with Christina Rehman for over 12 month and find her to be a diligent and proactive agent. It is notable that Christina approaches her role with enthusiasm and adopts a ‘can do’ attitude to challenges.

I can acknowledge that Christina possesses excellent interpersonal and communication skills and is a valued member of the Coben team. I can say that her role can be difficult when dealing with candidates with different attitudes and values.

Christina maintains a consistent polite attitude and reacts positively to any conflicts.

Dr Ellis

I would highly recommend Coben Healthcare, I started as a Locum GP 2 years ago and I have so far received very good and professional Advice including communication with booking of shifts, reminders, and prompt payments.

I would like to really include Sharman on a special note who usually deals with my shifts, her compassion, attention to detail and most of all flexibility has been a great reason I have stayed with Coben and never looked anywhere else.

I cannot thank her enough for the support and understanding when I was struggling with shifts with my mum being terminally ill. that shows a very human face of a Locum agency.

Wish all the team the very best …

Urgent Care GP – Liverpool

“I can highly recommend the service from Coben Medical. My contact there is Sharman Laycock, she is approachable, keen and hard working.  I have every faith that she will secure me work and act in an efficient and professional manner”

Urgent Care GP – Liverpool

“ It has been a pleasure working with Ellie so far.  You are always approachable and happy to help.  You always return calls if I leave a message.  You make yourself open by phoning regularly and keeping InTouch with e mails and txt.  I feel you take a personal interest in our working relationship.  I am sure your job is very frustrating at times but you never let this show and always maintain a professional approach.  I hope we have a long working relationship together ”

Urgent Care GP – Liverpool

“ I have found you absolutely brilliant helping me by matching me with suitable work and bagging it for me again and again absolutely 5 stars!”

GP, Greater Manchester

“ I would like to thank you for the services I’ve received from Coben Medical and would say:
Always received excellent service from Coben Medical in general and especially from Sharman – she is always reliable, goes extra mile to find me work that suits me the best with great pay rates & flexibility! Really grateful!”

GP, Cheshire

Shar is an amazing recruitment consultant – she offers a very professional service tailored to the needs of the clinician and I have always found her to be very pleasant when trying to book shifts

Dr Ellis

Since registering with Coben I have been very well supported by members of the team but in particular Vicky Campbell who has guided me through the recruitment process and supported my transition from employed to self-employed.  They went above and beyond in helping me set up my limited company and are always on hand when I have a query.

Their response to emails is always prompt and I am regularly included in circulations offering me work. Overall a pleasant experience and a pleasure to work with.

Dr Ellis

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