Sunday, 29 November 2009


Self-employed doctors who worked as locums had a lot of bad experience and some agencies now realize they lost a lot of the best doctors through casual administration of justice at the government level, GMC, MPS and MDU.

Some are now actively negotiating alternatives ie independent legal advice (insurance) and other measures. At present medical agencies are doing well, but not so well many doctors, and their patients.

1 comment:

Dr No said...

Agencies do indeed mess with their best assets - ie the doctors they have on their books - and prefer instead to "lunch" with trusts in search of ever more ludicrous contracts.

As things stand, most self-employed locums are going to struggle to get revalidated. Dr No predicts carnage. Those who do survive have little to look forward to.