Starting out as a GP locum: ten tips for your first session

10th May 2021 by Dr Leila Saeed

Starting out as a GP locum: ten tips for your first session

It is the best feeling when you pass all those GP exams (especially the e-portfolio!) and finally are free to practice as a GP and choose the right career path for you.

Most probably if you are reading this article, it is because you would like to delve into GP locum work, whether that is pure GP locum work, or a mix and match intertwined with salary work.

Whatever the path, the transition from a GP registrar to fully-fledged post-CCT GP can be daunting. Below are my 10 top tips that I have found useful to help me stay on top of my GP game.

1 Email the practice manager to ensure that you are both on the same page

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