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U-turn on 'chaotic' IR35 rules to prevent locum tax hikes

U-turn on 'chaotic' IR35 rules to prevent locum tax hikes

The BMA has welcomed NHS Improvement's decision to reverse its 'disastrous' advice on IR35 tax forms that would have 'significantly penalised' GP locums and increased their costs.

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Three in five GP practices increased their use of locums in past year

Three in five GP practices increased their use of locums in past year

Three in five GP practices have had to rely more heavily on locums to continue providing...

Video: More than half of sessional GPs report work-related sickness
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Video: More than half of sessional GPs report work-related sickness

Over half of salaried and locum GPs say they have been made unwell because of work-related...

Dr Zoe Norris: Locums are part of the solution to the GP crisis
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Dr Zoe Norris: Locums are part of the solution to the GP crisis

GP leaders will meet in Edinburgh this week for the 2017 UK LMCs conference. As part...

Advice for GP locums

How GP locums should handle patient complaints

How GP locums should handle patient complaints

MDU medico-legal adviser Dr Beverley Ward explains the particular challenges for...

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...

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
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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...

Medico-legal advice

Why do patients decide to sue their doctor?

Why do patients decide to sue their doctor?

Legal reforms are vital to limit the rising cost of clinical negligence claims, warns...

Medical indemnity: The ticking clock of clinical negligence reform

Medical indemnity: The ticking clock of clinical negligence reform

The new government must carry out root and branch reform of the outdated clinical...

GP dilemma: A patient requesting antibiotics to take on holiday

GP dilemma: A patient requesting antibiotics to take on holiday

A healthy patient presents requesting antibiotics to take on holiday, 'just in case'....

Latest clinical education

Case study: Asthma exacerbation with heroin use

Case study: Asthma exacerbation with heroin use

The case of an asthma death associated with heroin use.

Clinical review - Turner syndrome

Clinical review - Turner syndrome

Clinical features of Turner syndrome, comorbidities, management and early referral

Four presentations of skin conditions

Four presentations of skin conditions

The presentation, diagnosis and management of cutaneous infection with Mycobacterium...

Clinical review: Type 2 diabetes

Clinical review: Type 2 diabetes

The diagnosis and management of type 2 diabetes, including criteria for diagnosing...

Common bile duct stones - clinical review
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Common bile duct stones - clinical review

The diagnosis and management of common bile duct stones, estimated to be present...

Pitted keratolysis resulting from hyperhidrosis case study

Pitted keratolysis resulting from hyperhidrosis case study

Clinical diagnosis and treatment options for pitted keratolysis.

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