THE IMPORTANCE OF PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL SUPPORT: Advice from a freelancer in another industry

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Five Top Tips: How to keep energy levels up on the ward and whilst on-call

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NHS, Opinion

26 Apr 2012

Why the NHS desperately needs locums (clue: it’s not why you think)

Rachel Carrell the new CEO of Dr Thom tells us why Locums are a critical part of the NHS

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Managing finances

10 Apr 2012

Locums: can you charge late payment interest? And if so, when?

We are always blogging about the benefits of being a locum, and we thought it would be wise for us to probably talk some more about the pitfalls. We have been hearing from many of you complaining....

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Managing finances

23 Mar 2012

The different ways a locum can be paid – Know the facts!

Jagriti Patwari of the Locum clinic lays out the different ways a locum could be paid, and warns of the dangers of using umbrella companies and offshore payment structures.

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Admin (yawn…) how to make the most of your time and maximise your income.

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More Ways to Save Time for Busy Locums

Say hello to James Wigley, University lecturer and locum doctor. James is based in Manchester, and could economically be called a busy fellow.

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New and innovative ways need to be thought of to reduce GP referrals, and Locums should be central to the solution

In November 2011 a Southwark CCG proposed plans to ban’ locum referrals. Any of you reading the trade press or keep up with twitter that day would know that this caused a real stir in the GP....

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'What equipment should I take to my session?' - Advice from locums we love

One of the joys of being a locum is that you are able to bring fresh eyes to new environments, this was one of the most popular answers we got when we surveyed locums and asked them why they had....

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On Continuous Professional Development (Part 3)

Completing continuous professional development (CPD) as a freelance or locum doctor can be a challenge. Working independently means you may not benefit from attending regular practice meetings where....

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