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How to prepare for your first day as a locum GP


Control the appointment list or the list will control you Make sure the bookings are appropriate insist double for interpretor appts the end time does not mean another apt I always insist on the last 10 min being left free for session gen admin be clear with the agency what you will do or will not do Beware the abusive practices who will divert all and sundry to the locum first so called getting their monies worth If the agency states you will do 2 visits you can bet your bottom dollar you will be asked to do the first two I no longer do visits as they are just tooo time consuming be clear on admin work a 10 minute slot does not mean you can deal with a thick wad of scripts scripts are more risky medicolegally sign the straight forward ones but the potentially medicolegally ones are done if time permits If you find the other doctors have lots of free slots insist that they see anyone who turns up v late

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21 Jul 2016

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