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May 3, 2023

Florence launches in France, expanding our mission to revolutionise care

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Florence launches in France, expanding our mission to revolutionise care

We’re excited to announce Florence France has opened in our latest step towards solving the global healthcare staffing crisis. 

After working with 90,000 UK care professionals and over 4000 organisations since 2017, we felt it was the right time to take our mission to the next stage in France.

How does Florence work in France?

Just like in the UK, Florence in France connects nurses, carers and support workers with shifts through a free app. 

Professionals choose their own shifts, set their schedules and work flexibly, when they want - with no need for agencies. 

We also make life better for care providers, with fast and powerful shift-filling abilities giving managers more time to spend on care.  

How will we help care? 

France is experiencing a post-covid staffing crisis similar to the UK. The pandemic has meant the sector is suffering from possible closures as a direct result of staff shortages

We believe we can make a difference. By helping to make working lives easier, Florence can keep vital professionals in care. We aim to fill 2,500 care shifts a month before the end of 2023, with over 150 care providers and more than 500 nurses joining us. 

Dr. Charles Armitage; former NHS doctor, CEO and founder of Florence, said: 

This is a really exciting step for Florence. We now serve more than a quarter of the social care sector in the UK and operate across 99% of the country. Florence has over 90,000 healthcare workers and 2000 organisations on the platform and we are hoping to replicate this success in France. 

“France’s care service sector is structured in a similar way to the UK, making our offering very transferable and giving us the ability to create a world-class experience for both care workers and organisations.” 

Benjamin Huguet, French Country Manager, said: 

“The healthcare system is vastly under supported which is why it is our mission to ensure health and social care workers have not just access to shifts, but are well-equipped to deliver their best performance. 

“Florence has revolutionised the healthcare industry with its goal of fixing the broken staffing model for good. We need this in France more now than ever before. It's a privilege to spearhead operations in France, as the company expands across Europe.”

Join us in France

Florence France can be found at

Nurses, carers and support workers can sign up to join us here, and care organisations can book a demo here.

Plus, find us on Facebook and @florence_FR on Twitter.

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