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Locum GPs forced to claim benefits as work dries up


Contractors are contractors in any market - being a doctor is irrelevant. Locum doctors are a necessary flex in the system but for some it seems to be a permanent state lasting years. Something needs doing - I wonder if HMRC took a detailed look at the sector and re-clarified the definition of locum - we might lose some but it might precipitate a change of status towards more substantive posts. Wont be popular but something needs doing centrally to balance the workforce.

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21 May 2020

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