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North West Collaborative Bank

What is the North West Collaborative Bank?

Lead Employer has partnered up with 23 Trusts across the North West and the workforce platform Patchwork Health to launch the UK’s largest Doctors-in-Training Collaborative Bank.

Why join?

There are many  benefits to joining the multi-award winning North West Collaborative Bank, such as increasing your skillset or gaining more valuable experience, plus so much more.

Take a look at just a few of these benefits that we have highlighted for you:

Flexiblity to work across multiple trusts

Access to book shifts instantly and keep track of shifts and payments via Patchwork Health app

No requirements to repeat pre-employment checks

Payment via your post employer (StHK)

Activation within 48 hours

Annual leave payments paid on top of the hourly rate for each shift worked



Do you have more questions?

Please refer to our dedicated Collaborative Bank FAQs page for more information. Alternatively, you can download all FAQs as a PDF.

For Payroll closing dates throughout the upcoming year, please see the dedicated page.

You can also visit Patchwork's website and Patchwork's FAQs as they may be able to answer your query.


Contact Us

If you would like to talk to a member of our team to find out more about joining the Bank, then please don’t hesitate to contact us:


Call us on 0151 290 4438

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