Definition of 'locum'
Example sentences containing 'locum'
Times, Sunday Times (2011)
She now offers a locum service for doctors too.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Hospital trusts are also looking abroad as they struggle to find locum doctors for emergency shifts.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Will is going to work as a locum.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
MPs fear some locum staff are earning so much from working as temporary doctors they are turning down staff jobs.The Sun (2014)
Luckily an Australian locum doctor recognised the symptoms and arranged emergency treatment.Times, Sunday Times (2008) Times, Sunday Times (2011) Times, Sunday Times (2015)
An accident and emergency unit has been forced to close at night because locum doctors are refusing to work there after their pay was capped.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The survey also showed an 18 per cent increase in shifts filled by agency locum doctors in the same period.The Sun (2016)
He pointed to a recent study which found that locum doctors were more likely to spot cancer danger signs than regular GPs.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
This would have the added benefit of allowing the workload of all locum doctors to be monitored to ensure compliance with the 48-hour working week.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
He made 100,000 from his locum work while receiving 29,000 in sick pay from his own trust.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
The agency locum is, indeed, behaving dishonestly.Times, Sunday Times (2008) Times, Sunday Times (2006)
The coroner's 13 recommendations should ensure that patients are not put at risk by unsuitable visiting locum doctors in future.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
This seems a high number for a locum GP working just a couple of days a week but would be easy to check against surgery records.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
This doctor worked as a locum in 14 UK hospitals.Times, Sunday Times (2011) Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Others I have spoken to have considered leaving their training posts and undertaking locum work, as this would double their salary.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Definition of locum from the Collins English Dictionary