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Synonyms for locum

someone (physician or clergyman) who substitutes temporarily for another member of the same profession

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The paper is organised as follows: we introduce the phenomenon of locum doctors in hospitals using the example of the German healthcare sector.
My Locum Choice is an online platform that helps pharmacy owners find temporary pharmacists (Locums).
There will also be a discussion workshop which will help locums understand the best way to manage newly emerging or more established presbyopic patients with multifocal contact lenses.
Primary care physicians were the leading locum tenens choice by specialty, with 43.
Primary care remained top locum tenens specialty in 2016 White numbers indicate specialty's overall rank that year.
The service is currently being maintained by the use of locum consultants who are resident on-call.
Locum agencies not only recruited qualified personnel, but handled the managing of their diverse schedules.
Every vacant post puts more of a burden on already overstretched staff and leaves health boards attempting to plug the gaps by trying to secure temporary locum cover.
Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has spent more than PS19m on agency and locum workers during the past two years.
Figures from Liaison, a company that processes locum payments, reveal the general medicine doctor made PS441,672 last year and cost the NHS an extra PS23,890 in commission to arrange shifts.
BANKING AND CREDIT NEWS-January 12, 2015-AMN Healthcare acquires Onward Healthcare, Locum Leaders, Medefis
NYSE: AHS) has inked agreement to acquire US-based healthcare and technology workforce solutions holding company Onward Healthcare, Locum Leaders and Medefis from OGH, LLC for a total purchase price of USD 82.
JOB agency bosses have told a jury they knew nothing about a locum doctor being suspended from work or being on sick leave.
A similar, though low-tech, practice in the medical profession known as locum tenens increases people's access to doctors and helps tamp down health care costs.
A STOCKTON locum pharmacist recruitment service is proving to be the perfect match for businesses across the UK.