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Locum GPs need more support and protection, LMCs warn

Locum GPs need more support and protection, LMCs warn

GP leaders at the England LMCs conference have called on the GPC to formulate a 'blueprint for the future of general practice' that will improve support for sessional GPs.

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Making locum work more attractive 'could ease GP workforce crisis'

Making locum work more attractive 'could ease GP workforce crisis'

The GPC should draw up plans to make locum GP careers more attractive and push for...

Locums could be paying thousands of pounds of tax in error
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Locums could be paying thousands of pounds of tax in error

Locum GPs could be paying thousands of pounds in 'unfair' tax payments, the Locum...

Locums twice as likely as partners to see higher increases in indemnity costs
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Locums twice as likely as partners to see higher increases in indemnity costs

GP locums are twice as likely as partners to see larger increases in their indemnity...

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

GP dilemma: Handling a power of attorney request
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GP dilemma: Handling a power of attorney request

How should GPs deal with power of attorney requests? Dr Rachel Birch from Medical...

Fitness to practise overhaul must not be reduced to a cost-cutting exercise

Fitness to practise overhaul must not be reduced to a cost-cutting exercise

Government plans to overhaul fitness to practise investigations are a welcome opportunity...

Minimising risk when running vaccination campaigns

Minimising risk when running vaccination campaigns

With practices' flu vaccination campaigns underway, MDDUS medical adviser Dr Naeem...

Latest clinical education

Red flag symptoms: Dizziness

Red flag symptoms: Dizziness

Dr Suneeta Kochhar explains how to spot serious causes of dizziness.

Acute skin problems in children

Acute skin problems in children

Dr Catriona Maybury and Dr Alya Abdul-Wahab review the diagnosis and management of...

Vaginal discharge consultations
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Vaginal discharge consultations

Dr Anita Sharma and Dr Grace Edozien outline the common causes of abnormal vaginal...

New treatments for psoriasis

New treatments for psoriasis

Dr Elizabeth Roberts and Dr Shanti Ayob give an update on new treatment options for...

Eye pain - red flag symptoms

Eye pain - red flag symptoms

Dr Pipin Singh discusses the red flag symptoms to be aware of in patients presenting...

Management of contact dermatitis

Management of contact dermatitis

Dr Graham Johnston gives an overview of evidence-based recommendations for the management...