“Why we chose to be locum doctors”

These locum doctors explain why they decided to take on locum placements…   Glynda Crabtree, MD – emergency medicine doctor “For two years, I accepted assignments periodically to supplement the cost of building a new house. My regular, nine-to-five position is low stress and involves seeing low-acuity patients, but I wanted to liven things up. As a […]

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Can locum work help fight burnout and stress?

For medical professionals, suffering from burnout is one of the most common complaints, as doctors and nurses across the country push themselves to constantly work tirelessly, delivering a high standard of patient care. However learning to keep burnout at bay will not only enhance your personal life, but will also help professionally. One of the […]

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Why working with an agency can help your locum career

There are so many great reasons to decide to take on locum work – especially when the medical market is inundated with vacancies as it is at the moment, as the NHS experiences huge staff shortages across the country. The flexibility, independence and travel of locum work may already be ticking your boxes, but you […]

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What are the benefits of switching to locum shifts?

Surgical theatre manager Rob Maskell explains why he decided to work locum Although the benefits of becoming a locum doctor are well documented, it can be nerve wracking ditching the stability of a crisp permanent contract and a single workplace environment for a completely different kind of working culture. If itchy feet or the yearn for […]

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