Permanent recruitment – A Team Locum Subsidiary

Permanent recruitment a subsidiary of Team Locum When you think Team Locum what do you think of… Locum pharmacists and locum optometrists right? I mean the clue is in the name after all! Even if you don’t your mind probably doesn’t jump to permanent recruitment. Well we hope to change that! So if you find […]

IR35 – Are your locums ‘In’ or ‘Out’?

This question has become a hot topic in the pharmacy and optometry locum worlds and was discussed at a recent event hosted by the Company Chemists’ Association at the Royal Pharmaceutical Society premises on 13th February 2019.  HMRC had been invited to make a presentation to CCA members and other interested parties regarding IR35 and […]

Newly qualified Pharmacists in locum work pt. 1- why locum?

So it’s done- you’ve finally been released from the throes of education. You’ve studied diligently, slowly built your confidence in your own abilities, and now you’re ready to dive headfirst into the world of work as a qualified pharmacist.   But, like anything in life, it is not always simply a case up of wind-up […]

Just what the doctor ordered? Missteps in medicine from BC to AD.

Our capacity for knowledge and theorising as a species is really quite incredible. From quantum mechanics to cardiology, since the early 20th century we have developed our understanding of the world and all within in it at an unprecedented rate- with technology only further aiding our boundless quest for a deeper, more exact understanding of […]

Pillars of the community: Your local pharmacy services at a glance.

Did you know that free, qualified, face-to-face healthcare advice could be just a stones-throw from your front door?   Far from being simply a pickup-point for prescriptions, the role of the Community Pharmacy is to provide a range of professionally curated and performed services that are accessible to all. In fact, 89% of England’s population […]

Quit dreaming; Get locum work

People’s professional desires are changing. No longer does the idea of being a ‘lifer’ much appeal to the majority of today’s younger workforce. Rather, mobility and work-life balance are two of the key concerns for ‘millennials’ when choosing a career- positions that allow the potential for consistent earning, whilst being flexible in their demanded hours, […]

The Optometrist’s Role as a Diabetes Educator

How is it the Optometrist’s role and in what capacity can you detect Diabetes?   Diabetes is one of the most common, chronic conditions in the world. It is the leading cause of new cases of blindness in working-age adults. Nearly 24 million people are now affected by diabetes in the United States (8% of […]