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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. NASGPWe’re the independent not-for-profit support organisation run by and for…
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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. NASGPWe’re the independent not-for-profit support organisation run by and for any GP in the UK working as a locum or…
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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. NASGPWe’re the independent not-for-profit support organisation run by and for any GP in the UK working as a locum or salaried GP. Please support our work by joining us as a full member, from only £11 per month, and includes…
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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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Management and information continuity of care

Continuity of care, as defined by care given continuously by one doctor, is one of the most oft talked about modalities of care provided by GPs; it’s the one we feel that’s under threat, the one we’re trying to defend, and the one the government has picked up on to protect and promote. It enables…
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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] NASGPWe’re the independent not-for-profit support organisation run by and for any GP in the UK working as a locum…
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Podcast | August 2016 edition of The Sessional GP magazine

Sara Chambers and Richard Fieldhouse give a rundown of what's inside the August 2016 edition of The Sessional GP magazine. NASGPWe’re the independent not-for-profit support organisation run by and for any GP in the UK working as a locum or salaried GP. Please support our work by joining us as a full member, from only…
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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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