Working as a long-term locum

4th March 2016 by NASGP

A long-term locum post at a practice often starts off as a short term venture, but with significant recruitment problems in general practice at the moment, it’s likely the practice will want to hold on to you and keep you coming back.

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"Work as GP locum provides me both flexibility and autonomy together with great job satisfaction. However, there are some complexities one needs to address in starting out and doing everything right.

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LocumDeck makes my running things as a self-employed GP almost effortless - I don't think I would want to work without it. Invoicing is streamlined and the website is very user-friendly. After a busy week at work, the last thing you want is to spend hours on business admin. LocumDeck is a real timesaver.
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Dr James O’Mahony

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