How to Deal With Stress as a GP

April is National Stress Awareness month in the UK and, to mark it, in this blog we take a moment to remind ourselves that the medical professionals who take care of us and our loved ones daily,....

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10 Tips for GPs: How to maintain a healthy sleep cycle

For anyone working in the healthcare industry, sleep and rest is vital - especially for those who work directly with patients and give out medical advice. Lack of a good night’s rest can cause....

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Transforming the Way You Get Paid as a Locum GP

Working as a locum GP has many benefits, however, as with many professions, it has its challenges.We’ve worked closely with GPs for over 6 years, and partner with a network of over 17,500 across....

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4 Reasons You Should be Doing Out of Hours Work

There are many benefits of doing Out of Hours (OOH) sessions as a locum GP, and the work can open a lot of doors for you. As a company who works closely with GPs to provide OOH work opportunities,....
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The Benefits of Working OOH as a Locum GP

There are many reasons why Out of Hours work is a great option for locum GPs looking to work more - and earn more.There are some myths around OOH work and why it's not a favoured way of working.....

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Surviving and thriving as a newly qualified GP

 

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Career + Parenting = Guilt

I remember my Mother telling me that being a parent involves a lot of guilt - for some it’s not breast feeding for as long - if at all, not going to the right groups, or as they get older, not....

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How to manage the adoption process as a GP Locum

When I applied for adoption as a portfolio GP, I wasn’t prepared for how I would have to deal with both organising the process and my colleagues’ reactions.  Here’s what I learned along the way:

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NHS, Opinion, work life balance

18 Feb 2016

How the NHS can make better use of GP locums

It’s 8 am and I’m standing outside a locked GP surgery in the rain.  Water runs off my cycle helmet and onto my glasses.  I shift my heavy briefcase, full of medical equipment, from hand to hand,....

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Opinion, work life balance

30 Oct 2015

Is six clinical sessions the new full time GP?

Right now, the newly qualified GPs are launching themselves into their careers. Many  will kick off doing 9 or even 10 clinical sessions, believing that that’s what a GP does full time.

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