10 Reasons Why Locums Become Locums

People often wonder why healthcare professionals move into locum work – and it’s a good question. Locuming can involve a significant amount of travel, and whilst that’s a plus point for some, others instinctively see it as an inconvenience. But is the decision to locum or not to locum purely founded on a liking for, […]

The Locum Optometrist’s Secret Weapon

So many of the roles in healthcare are focused solely on the patient’s health, that it’s easy to forget about the crossover territory between pure healthcare and commercial enterprise. The optical sector, for example, is part healthcare, and part retail, and that puts optometrists in quite an unusual situation – especially when they operate as […]

Locum Confidential: How a Top Agency Provides Immediate, Emergency Cover

Crisis: it’s 07:32 and the local chemist has just received a call from their pharmacist, who is significantly unwell, and unable to attend work. The establishment hasn’t the internal resources to replace an absent pharmacist. But the resolution turns out to be quite straightforward. It takes a single phonecall to Team Locum – a leading […]

A Nifty Career Advancement Shortcut For The Pharmacist

In most careers, thoughts turn pretty quickly to the question of professional advancement. But for the pharmacist, that question can prove difficult to answer. The obvious step is a move into the role of Pharmacy Manager, but how would one accomplish such a feat? Most career-based advice tends to focus on making an impression, adopting […]