freelance doctor

freelance doctor

A generic term for a medically qualified doctor who is fully registered with the GMC, lives in the UK and works there as a doctor, but who does not have a permanent post and sustains him/herself with locum positions in his/her specialty.
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THERE should be an easy way of sorting out the gob-smacking pounds 4million a day we pay for freelance doctors and nurses to keep the health service going.