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The unstoppable rise of the locum doctor

15 October 2023

5:25 PM

15 October 2023

5:25 PM

The career trajectory for doctors used to be relatively simple. After graduating, you would step on the conveyer belt of post-graduating training, keep your head down and sooner or later come out the other end either a fully-fledged GP or consultant.

More and more I hear junior doctors talking about throwing the towel in and signing up to locum instead of trundling down the well-worn medical career path

Of course, there were always exceptions.

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