Discussing colleagues – advice for GP locums

1st May 2023 by Dr Comfort King and Dr Yash Naidoo, Case Managers at Medical Protection

Discussing colleagues – advice for GP locums

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.

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