Acute services including general surgery, paediatrics and medicine have high use of locum doctors
It is increasingly clear that without these highly skilled locum doctors
supporting NHS rota shortages, the number of A&E department closures would increase significantly.
A locum doctor
came over at 4pm and the doctor immediately recognised the seriousness of the condition.
I was concerned that the problem might be sleep apnoea, but the locum doctor
I saw dismissed my concerns as stress related.
said a locum doctor
charging between pounds 350 and pounds 500 per day is cheaper and that even a criminal law junior barrister will charge as little as pounds 30 per hour.
The locum doctor
scandal is highlighted in a damning report published today - the 50th anniversary of the NHS - by the powerful watchdog Accounts Commission for Scotland.
The GP was last night named as locum doctor
Christopher Uwagboe, 62, of Loughton, Essex.
David Gray died after receiving more than ten times the recommended daily dose of diamorphine by Dr Daniel Ubani, a German locum doctor
They have to rely either on the underpressure NHS24 phone service or see an unfamiliar locum doctor
As a parting gift to patients in the Outer Hebrides, the locum doctor
has ordered that the car be sold to the highest bidder to raise cash for a hard-up local hospice.
Llyr Gruffydd, Plaid Cymru AM for North Wales, said: "It's meant to be a short-term arrangement - typically a 6- to 12-month contract - so it's extraordinary that one locum doctor
in Bangor has been on a temporary contract for six years.
One locum doctor
, two ambulances, the NHS Direct service and a helicopter were involved in getting Mr White to Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary.