Advice and useful checklists to make sure your practice has systems in place for managing locums. Click here for the latest locum rates.
Research your options carefully when considering how to recruit locums.
A written agreement, negotiated and finalised in advance of the locum session, ensures both parties know what is expected.
Practices need to prepare for new locums to get the best from them. This checklist can be used to ensure you have covered everything.
A checklist to ensure your locum has the essential information they need to do a good job.
A checklist to ensure the practice provides its locums with the information they need to make home visits.
If properly enabled, GP locums can provide effective care for patients and add real value to practices.
It is the responsibility of GP practices to ensure their locums' employment status is correct. Katie Singer explains what this means and provides a model contract that practices can use.
The latest locum rates by area in the UK from a Medeconomics survey conducted in June/July 2018.
In its inspections of GP practices, the CQC asks whether staff have the skills, knowledge and experience to deliver effective care and treatment - this includes temporary staff and GP locums.