3 Common Ways Locum Pharmacists Lose Agency Bookings

  Healthcare locums provide vital cover when a regular member of staff is absent. Broadly, there’s very substantial demand for locums here in the UK. But statistically, a high proportion of locums lose bookings for reasons they can very easily avoid. In this post, we’re going to look at three of the most common reasons […]

Should a Locum Agency Be Run By Healthcare Professionals?

More than ever in entrepreneurial circles, it seems, there’s a belief that anything is possible. Business is, after all, a world bursting with self-fulfilling prophecy. Proclaim it; live it. As one Derek Trotter would have said: “He who dares, wins“. But is setting up and running a healthcare locum agency really that simple? Is it […]

Acquiring a Locum-Coded EPS Release 2 Smartcard

If you’re just getting started as a locum pharmacist, you may have heard mention of a special EPS Release 2 (or just EPS2) Smartcard carrying the locum-specific User Role Profile: FFFFF. But how important is this special Smartcard, and how does a locum get hold of one? THE IMPORTANCE OF AN EPS2 SMARTCARD FOR LOCUM […]

Booking Cancellation Website Issue

The Team Locum Website is currently showing the odd isolated, false booking cancellation on our locums’ Dashboards. Our Support team are in the process of correcting this issue, but until it’s resolved, we ask that you please observe and act upon the following information… LOCUMS PLEASE NOTE… The function to inform you of a cancelled booking on the […]

Self bookings – please let us know

We’d like to draw your attention to a clause in our ‘Guidelines for Registration’ to which  you have agreed  if you are fully registered with Team Locum: ‘The Locum will inform Team Locum of all occasions where self booking and/or Direct Booking between the Locum and the client occurs in order to assist Team Locum in […]

Pharmacy Technicians

We are currently recruiting pharmacy technicians for retail and hospital work in the West Midlands. So if you are qualified as a Pharmacy Technician and registered with the GPhC (essential) then we’d love to hear from you.  If you know of anyone looking for Pharmacy Technician work please point them in our direction on 0121 […]

Meet our Resource Manager

It’s Friday and time to meet one of the senior statesmen at Team Locum Bruce Moore, our Resource Manager. Bruce has been working with us for over a year now and has revolutionised our recruitment processes, ensuring that we are fully compliant with all legal and contract requirements. His reflective and strategic approach to business has been invaluable to all of […]

Tuesday’s Child….

It’s Tuesday and time to introduce a third member of our office team to all of you. We’re moving into the realms of Optometry and we’d like you to meet  – Mitch Smith.  Mitch has worked nearly a year with Team Locum cutting his teeth in the Pharmacy Division learning under Mark’s steady tutelage.  From […]