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  • The New Locum Pay “Cap” - 3 things Locum GPs need to know.

    13-10-2016
    By Dr Surina Chibber (@Dr_Surina)   An ‘indicative rate’ for locum GPs has been set by NHSE at a rate of £80.01 per hour. According to the NHS Employer statement this rate is not a maximum rate above which locums can charge, but it represents an amount above which practic…
  • Essential Tips to Combine Dermatology with General Practice

    07-10-2016
    Dr Nav Paul Interested in dermatology? Want to combine it with General Practice? MyLocumManager talk's to the dynamic Dr Nav Paul about her career as a GP with special interest (GPwSI) in Dermatology. I have been a GP since 2010 and expanded my role so now I have a Portfolio career. My main role…
  • Important information about making pension payments with BACS (England only)

    26-09-2016
    When submitting your Locum A and B forms you must submit a copy of your BACS submission confirming the date of payment and amount paid.  • Payments  are to be made to: Bank: Nat West Account name: NHS England Account Number: 10014896 Sort Code: 60-70-80 • Quote Reference as…
  • 5 factors to consider when booking a Cosmetic Training Course

    14-09-2016
    Dr Zack Ally GP Careers in Aesthetic Medicine A varied and diverse career is important to many GPs. More and more doctors are becoming interested in widening their skill and business base so it is no surprise that aesthetic medicine remains a very popular choice. Dr Zack Ally is CEO and medical…
  • Entering the world of Expedition Medicine as a GP

    11-09-2016
      Interested in expedition medicine but don't know where to start? We chat to Dr Shubhanan Upadhyay about his recent role as a dive medic in Indonesia. 1) How did you get involved in expedition medicine During my foundation year rotations one of the registrars was involved in this -…
  • Diversify your career: An interview with Medic Footprints

    07-09-2016
      With increasing workload pressures in General Practice. Many doctors are looking to branch out and add to their clinical roles. It can often be difficult to know where to start. We speak to Dr Abeyna Jones, Occupational medic and Co-Founder of Medic Footprints about how more and more doctors…
  • 5 things you need to get a mortgage as a Locum GP

    16-08-2016
        Getting a mortgage as a locum GP might seem more complicated but once you understand what’s required by lenders it should make life a lot easier. MyLocumManager helps locum GPs track and record their income, expenses and financial data. When applying for a mortgage as a locum,…
  • Medical Indemnity: The MDDUS CEO, Chris Kenny, answers your questions

    31-07-2016
      By Dr Surina Chibber (@Dr_Surina) NHS England recently announced the introduction of a £60 million Indemnity Support Scheme for GPs to compensate the rising costs of indemnity. At first glance this seems like a welcome relief to tackle spiralling costs. Although there is no denyi…
  • Your Locum Survival Guide

    24-07-2016
    By Dr Surina Chibber (@Dr_Surina) Working as a locum GP is a wonderful way of combining clinical practice with flexibility and variety. You can work whenever and wherever you like; not only in GP surgeries, but walk-in centres, out of hours clinics, prisons, or as a GP in A&E. However, star…
  • Rising the Ranks: From Grassroots to Glass Ceilings

    16-07-2016
    By Dr Surina Chibber (@Dr_Surina) Last week, Teresa May became the second female Prime Minister in British history. Whatever you may think of her, it is no mean feat to have battled through the anarchy of Conservative party politics to take the title. When you consider that only 29% of British M…
  • BMA Session GP Sub-committee elections: Make your vote count

    03-05-2016
    By Dr Surina Chibber (@Dr_Surina) The BMA sessional GP subcommittee election deadline is fast approaching on the 6th of May. Previous voting turnout of 11.2% has been poor. Voter apathy is partly to blame. But this issue runs a lot deeper than sessional GPs just not bothering to cast a vote. U…
  • My Highlights of Pulse Live, London 2016

    25-03-2016
    By Dr Surina Chibber (@Dr_Surina) This week London Olympia hosted a lively and eventful Pulse Live conference 2016. The conference centre buzzed with enthusiastic partners, locums and salaried GPs coming together to participate in big debates and informative workshops. Here are my top 5 highl…
  • EXCLUSIVE: The BMA respond to NHS England’s demand of ‘maximum rate’ for GP locums

    22-02-2016
      By Dr Surina Chibber (@Dr_Surina) This week NHS England released information about the new GP contract. In this, NHS England propose setting a ‘maximum indicative’ locum pay rate. Practices will need to record the number of instances where a practice pays a locum doctor more th…
  • Five tax-saving tips that every Locum should know

    10-01-2016
      By Dr Surina Chibber (@Dr_Surina) Are you dreading another huge tax bill this month? Are you being as tax efficient as possible? Here are 5 ways that could help to reduce your tax bill  It's remarkable that four out of five UK adults will waste an unnecessary £7.6bn in tax over…
  • 2015 Budget implications for Limited Companies

    10-07-2015
      By Dr Matthew Beddoe (@mattbeddoe) The 2015 Budget created some large talking points with regards to the national living wage, raised personal allowance and inheritance tax. However, it was very easy to miss a smaller change that may have a significant impact on any locum doctors who work…
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