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Locum agencies

Locum agencies are great at promoting their services, and their claims of flexible, suitable and consistent cover can be very tempting to resolve your workload needs. However, an increasing number of practices are finding themselves in time consuming and expensive disputes with agencies who are operating on unreasonable terms – or even failing to deliver on their promises altogether.

If your practice is working with a new agency (or even one you know well), you should read all the documents you receive carefully. Before you sign any booking form – often called ‘assignment confirmations’ – you should consider a number of points. We have put together a short piece outlining the key areas that can catch you out.
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If your practice is in dispute with a locum agency, or you would like more advice on how to avoid conflict, contact one of our expert solicitors:
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