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GP locums: Setting up as a limited company

GP locums: Setting up as a limited company

Accountant Jenny Stone highlights the pros and cons of setting up as a limited company if you are a GP locum and explains how changes to IR35 legislation affect locums working in this way.

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Capita 'fiasco' leaves locum GPs without receipts to confirm pension payments

Capita 'fiasco' leaves locum GPs without receipts to confirm pension payments

GP leaders have demanded assurances for locums that their NHS pension contributions...

GP contract indemnity fund 'potentially divisive' for locums and practices
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GP contract indemnity fund 'potentially divisive' for locums and practices

Locums should receive their share of a £30m fund to cover rising GP indemnity costs...

GP sickness pay could leave practices facing five-figure shortfall

GP sickness pay could leave practices facing five-figure shortfall

Sickness payments for GPs under the contract deal for 2017/18 could leave practices...

Advice for GP locums

Preparing for appraisal as a GP locum
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Preparing for appraisal as a GP locum

Dr Anna Cumisky provides an overview of the things to consider when preparing for...

Setting your terms and conditions as a GP locum

Setting your terms and conditions as a GP locum

To get the most out of being a GP locum it is important that you set your personal...

Starting out as a GP locum

Starting out as a GP locum

Becoming a locum can be daunting, but there are some practical steps GPs can take...

Why GP locums should join a chambers

Why GP locums should join a chambers

There are many benefits to being part of a chambers if you are a locum GP, but what...

How to prepare yourself for home visits as a locum

How to prepare yourself for home visits as a locum

Home visits are often more challenging than practice-based consultations, particularly...

A financial guide for GP locums

A financial guide for GP locums

Medical accountant Jenny Stone provides a guide to tax, pensions, setting your fees...

Minimising risk as a GP locum

Minimising risk as a GP locum

Working in unfamiliar surroundings means locum GPs need to take extra steps to mitigate...

Interview: The role of humour in the GP consultation
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Interview: The role of humour in the GP consultation

Belfast GP Dr Waqar Ahmed explains how improvisational theatre techniques have helped...

How 'young GP' groups can support newly-qualified GPs

How 'young GP' groups can support newly-qualified GPs

Joining a 'young GP' group can provide valuable support and ongoing education for...

Medico-legal advice

Reporting a patient to the DVLA: 5 key steps

Reporting a patient to the DVLA: 5 key steps

In light of updated GMC guidance on confidentiality, what are GPs required to do...

Discount rate cut that will drive up GP indemnity costs was 'legal error'

Discount rate cut that will drive up GP indemnity costs was 'legal error'

The government 'erred legally' in deciding to cut the discount rate on personal injury...

GPs will be protected from rising indemnity costs, health minister pledges
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GPs will be protected from rising indemnity costs, health minister pledges

Financial support to protect GPs against rising indemnity costs will continue beyond...

Latest clinical education

Clinical review: Peripheral vascular disease

Clinical review: Peripheral vascular disease

The diagnosis and management of peripheral vascular disease in primary care, including...

Neck swellings: differential diagnoses

Neck swellings: differential diagnoses

The differences in characteristic features of neck swellings - thyroglossal cyst,...

Emergency medicine: Gastrointestinal bleeding

Emergency medicine: Gastrointestinal bleeding

An overview of the causes and management of acute gastrointestinal bleeding, including...

Fever in children - red flag symptoms

Fever in children - red flag symptoms

Red flag symptoms to look out for in a child presenting with pyrexia of unknown origin....

End-of-life care scenario: managing hepatic failure

End-of-life care scenario: managing hepatic failure

As GPs become more involved with palliative care, they are dealing with more complex...

Clinical review: Down's syndrome

Clinical review: Down's syndrome

The aetiology of Down's syndrome, the screening process and management of comorbidities...

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