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Podcast | Why did we call it LocumDeck?

It actually took us a while what to call it. Richard Fieldhouse and Sara Chambers help explain not just why we call it LocumDeck, but also something about what it does and how it empowers locum GPs. You can also watch it as a video. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 6:08 —…
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Podcast | June 2017 edition of The Sessional GP

Richard Fieldhouse gives a brief tour of the latest edition of The Sessional GP, starting with capturing evidence for NHS appraisal, the latest on ISA savings, NHS pension scheme, Irritable bladder syndrome and much more. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 12:48 — 23.4MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS | More
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Podcast | Get started as a GP locum part 1

Sara Chambers and Richard Fieldhouse talk about getting started as a locum GP from the viewpoint of having just qualified. We cover who to notify, the positives of being a locum, what kit you'll need, and which channels for finding work are available, and their pros and cons. Listen to the podcast below, or download…
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Podcast | April edition of The Sessional GP

In our 94th edition, Kate helps you to get a good night's sleep, Liz has the latest on IR35, Sonia has more on goal-setting, Judith's intelligence is far from artificial, Rachel on GMC's latest on confidentiality and Louise on what's probably the last thing on anyone's mind after just having had a baby. [The Sessional…
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The Sessional GP February 2017 Podcast

Short roundup of February's edition of The Sessional GP. You can access the magazine at www.nasgp.org.uk/magazine. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 8:24 — 15.4MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS | More
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Podcast | The Sessional GP magazine December 2016

In our 92nd edition, Sara reflects on the importance of being a member of a sessional GP group as an antidote to the social media echo chamber; Judith's been reading a few books which may well be the new must-read for all GPs; Lyndsay on changes afoot in Australia, Rachel on protecting yourself, Liz on what…
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Podcast | Sharing information in a practice

In our latest podcast, Sara and Richard discuss their experiences of the difficulties they've had over the years of trying to find local practice-specific information, and how difficult it can be to share information they've gleaned themselves with the practices regular GPs. And how hollywood stars can help explain what some of these knowledge gaps are.…
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Paid sick leave for locum GPs

Being self-employed doesn't mean you have to suffer financially if you're off sick. You will have seen the interesting article by Kevin Walker of Blackett Walker in which Kevin considered the pros and cons of Permanent Health Insurance and Critical Illness Insurance. He took you through the use of these forms of insurance when you…
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Podcast | October 2016 edition of The Sessional GP magazine

In our 91st edition, Richard's been eating M&Ms, Judith has trouble recognising faces, Lynda on sick pay for locums, Rachel on working with unfamiliar colleagues, Lyndsay is feeling valued and GP-Update on premenstrual conditions [Read magazine] Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 31:38 — 23.7MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS | More
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Sessional GPs part 
of the solution

The LMC conference was a 2 day festival of voting, slip-waving and speeches. Before I get carried away with what happened, I’m acutely aware that the whole thing is a mystery to many colleagues. So the basic guide is: All GPs across the UK are represented by their local medical committee (LMC). This should be…
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