GP locums have the unique opportunity to gain experience in a variety of work environments and specialties.
This means higher chances of casual and professional interaction with different clinicians and healthcare professionals. Naturally, this sets the scene for comparisons, analyses or criticisms of colleagues’ treatment plans.
Dr King’s story
Following a brief hiatus from clinical practice, upon returning to the wards of a NHS hospital, I was struck by the familiarity of it all. It didn’t take long to ease back into the routine of ward rounds, take lists and the prerequisite cynical colleague banter.