Locum doctor in the UK

Options after FY2: Locum Doctors while Deciding the Future?

Options after FY2: Locum Doctors while Deciding the Future? The Long Path of Becoming a Doctor Becoming a doctor is a long process of studying and hard work. It is not uncommon that people spend around 10 years of studying in order to become a fully-trained doctor in the UK. As shown on the image…

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NMC Registration And Revalidation: What You Should Know

NMC Registration And Revalidation: What You Should Know NMC – Who They Are and What They Do? As we know, NMC is the professional regulator for nurses and midwives in the UK. NMC identifies if the requirements for registration as a nurse, midwife or nursing associates in the UK are met. As a regulatory body…

International Nurses Day – Today and Every day

International Nurses Day – Today and Every day “The definition of a nurse: To go above and beyond the call of duty. The first to work and the last to leave. The heart and soul of caring. who will pass through your life for a minute and impact it for an eternity. An empowered individual…

International Midwife Day 2021 – Honor the Life-giving Profession

International Midwife Day 2021 – Honor the Life-giving Profession Let’s celebrate the dedication of the incredible midwives! Every year on May 5th we honor the greatness of the midwifery profession. Marking it on the calendar was officially made in 1992 for the first time. Since then it’s been celebrated every year with certain themes. Organizing…

International Recruitment – Become a Nurse in the UK with Mylocum

International Recruitment – Become a Nurse in the UK with Mylocum The NHS has always been one of the most progressive healthcare systems in the world. The National Health Service provides health care for ALL UK citizens who need it. It is not dependent on their ability to pay for it. However, this great system…

5 Meal Prep Ideas and 5 Tips for Busy 12 Hour Hospitals Shifts

5 Meal Prep Ideas and 5 Tips for Busy 12 Hour Hospitals Shifts We’ve all been having the following dilemma. – Should I eat healthy cooked food, or should I save valuable time and get some fast food on the way? It’s like we always have to choose between our health and our time. This…

Life of a Male Midwife – Inspiring Stories from Male Midwives

Life of Male Midwife – Inspiring Stories from Male Midwives ‘’There are many men who could provide a great contribution to this industry.’’ Stuart Hislop (Scotland’s first male midwife) The year of 1975 was really important for the male representatives who wanted to be midwives. Before the Sex Discrimination Act of 1975 midwifery was seen…

How and Why to Register with Mylocum: Healthcare Recruitment Agency

How and Why to Register with Mylocum: Healthcare Recruitment Agency  Information provided by the Royal College of Nursing at the end of 2020 shows a high number of vacant places in the nursing field. More than 36,000 registered nurse gaps were revealed. This shortage of staff has been felt all across the UK especially during…

Nurses For Babies And Children

A Deeper Look Into Nurses For Babies And Children

Nurses For Babies And Children There is such a variety of specialties when it comes to the healthcare professions. A person without a medical education could get lost in the numerous taglines and acronyms. It could sometimes be confusing for the nurses themselves, isn’t it? The overlaps between the specialties create certain difficulty for differentiating…

Becoming A Midwife

Becoming A Midwife: From Midwifery University Courses to Career and Salary Ranges   Being a midwife means dedication. Many practicing nurses explain that this is more than just a profession. It is a mindset and unconditional love for what you do. When people hear midwives they immediately associate it with helping women in the process…

Top 4 Nursing Specialties + Average Wage Range

Top 4 Nursing Specialties + Average Wage Range If you were born with the ability to change someone’s life, don’t waste it! The main reason for people to choose the nursing profession is that care and empathetic comes naturally. If you look for a reason to become a nurse, here is one: Nurses Make a…

6 Top Qualities Of A Great Nurse

‘Every nurse was drawn to nursing because of a desire to care, to serve, or to help.’ -Christina Feist-Heilmeier Nursing is a work of heart and it’s more of a calling than a career. There is no doubt that nurses should have sufficient knowledge, good education and practice. However, there are other qualities and traits…

How To Become A Locum Doctor In The UK

How To Become A Locum Doctor In The UK What Is A Locum Doctor And What Are The Benefits?  Being a locum doctor gives you the ideal alternative to work in a permanent role at a general practice or local hospital. Even though the overall duties and responsibilities would probably be the same, there are…

Nurses speaking out through Social Media and Online events

Nurse Influencer: Nurses speaking out through Social Media and Online events Social media influencers are a big part of our lives nowadays. Influencers are people who really share valuable insights from their everyday lives and create awareness around important topics. Nurse influencers are becoming more and more popular on different social media channels like TikTok…

Lets Talk About Eating Disorder: Types, Symptoms & Statistics

Lets Talk About Eating Disorder: Types, Symptoms & Statistics What is Eating Disorder? Eating Disorders describe illnesses that are characterized by irregular eating habits and severe distress or concern about body weight or shape. It may include inadequate or excessive food intake which can eventually have a negative effect on the individual’s well-being. The most…

Nursing CV and Cover letter: Guide + Templates

How to create a proper Nursing CV and Cover letter:  Guide + Templates Nursing profession has its depth and for some people might be really hard to properly summaries their duties and qualifications. Even though for most of the jobs you will be asked to complete an application form, it is always an advantage to…

Top 10 Podcasts run by REAL NURSES: Nurse Podcasts

Top 10 Podcasts run by REAL NURSES: Nurse Podcasts  Podcasts are the new black. And here we do not aim to exclude the importance of other media entertainment tools such as videos and photos. However, there’s an obvious increase in the podcast’s audience recently which suggests it may be the new trend on the media…

5 TED Talks Every Nurse Should Watch: Nurse Inspiration

5 TED Talks Every Nurse Should Watch: Nurse Inspiration You have probably heard of the TED talk series. TED talk series include some of the most motivational discussions from influential speakers on various topics. You might however have a wrong impression that those videos are made only for entrepreneurs or business owners who need a…

What are the greatest sources of nurse burnout? 

What are the greatest sources of nurse burnout?  Nurses have taken an oath to their patients to heal them, but they should not forget to take care and heal themselves as well. High exposure to work-related stress in the nursing field could negatively impact the mental health and overall well-being of the nurses. The process…

Nurses during Night Shifts – how do you cope? Survival Tips

Hospital patients need to be taken care of 24/7 and therefore night shifts nursing is as needed and important as the day time ones. It can be complex and tough to work on a night shift while you know that it is your sweet dreams time, so you need to know your purpose of doing…

4 Incredible and Useful Inventions by Nurses

4 Incredible and Useful Inventions by Nurses There is no doubt that nurses are incredible people. They work for hours, but the patients ahead of their requirements and go through tiring shifts. However, that doesn’t make them lower the level of services and care they offer. Their devotion to helping others doesn’t stop at code…

A question to all our nurses: Are you OKAY? | Mental Wellbeing

Mental Wellbeing: A question to all our nurses: Are you OKAY?  You may have heard about the open-hearted campaign ‘’Are you OKAY?’’ by Meghan Markle. Just recently she shared her emotional experience about the miscarriage of her second child and all the pain and inner suffering she and her husband Prince Harry have been through.…

What is an agency nurse, and how might this work for your career?

Speaking about agency nurses, they are different from nurses with permanent positions in hospitals. However, they are the qualified nurses who are willing to take various positions and shifts that they generally obtain through the agencies offering nursing services. Whether you are just beginning your career as a nurse or a permanent or NHS nurse,…

Iconic Nurses Who Made Their Mark on History

Iconic Nurses Worth Knowing About We would like to start with- All Nurses, Healthcare Workers, Doctors are ICONIC! Working across the world during this COVID-19 pandemic are real heroes, and they deserve genuine respect from all. They have been truly inspirational. When it comes to getting inspiration to work as a nurse and offering people…

What does a Primary Care Nurse do?

What does a Primary Care Nurse do? Are you looking for a career in the field of nursing? If yes, it will be useful to choose a career as a primary care nurse. As people are now looking for better healthcare services, nurses’ demand also has been increased, especially primary care nurses. So, this is…

Community Nursing And District Nursing: What’s The Difference?

Nursing job is much more complicated than what it seems to the normal eyes. People have a dilemma that the nurses are meant to take care of the admitted patients, right. But it is just one part of their job. There are many more roles that they serve in a hospital or a clinic. Just…

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4 Reasons Why Working As A Locum Doctor Can Be Quite Beneficial

Locum Doctors are highly demanding across various medical facilities across the globe. Around 94% of the medical facilities hired locum tenens in the past one year. Therefore, you can conclude that there are many career options available for doctors and physicians. It does not matter whether you are starting to build your career as a…

8 Signs That You Were Born to Become a Nurse

You all know that nursing is a challenging but very rewarding career. Why? Once you enter this field, you will find jobs with a better pay scale, and you will enjoy faster and constant career growth. However, the fact is, this job is not for all. So, can you become a good nurse? Well, here…

Online ‘Medical Games’ and Exercises for Nurses

The advancement in the field of technology has greatly influenced the global medical industry. Now the drug reference books are getting replaced by mobile applications. Well, all such things have greatly enhanced the access time as well as the availability of vital information. It can be said that online tools or mobile technology for nursing…

What does it take to be a great A&E nurse?

Do you want to become a professional accident & emergency nurse?  Well, when you work a nurse, you will get an opportunity to work with hundreds of new people and will get years of experience. You will experience new things that can completely change your life. But it is quite challenging to become an A&E…

Nursing and Emotional Intelligence- Understanding the Importance

Why is emotional intelligence in nursing so important? Some experts say it helps to prevent major burnout issues and also help nurses to enhance their practices. Well, let’s discuss this in detail. Also known as EQ, this is a perfect combination of interpersonal as well as interpersonal intelligence. When a nurse has a perfect emotional…

STRIVING FOR EXCELLENCE : ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT A&E NURSING

STRIVING FOR EXCELLENCE : ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT A&E NURSING Nursing expertise has been a matter of much debate since the early 1980s. In the late 20th century, with the mounting pressure on the A&E departments across the UK , there was a need to focus on enhancing and developing the role of…

COVID-19

To all the Healthcare Professionals helping fight COVID-19, THANK YOU

To all the Healthcare Professionals helping fight COVID-19, THANK YOU The world is against one of the worst threats ever in the history of mankind. The novel coronavirus disease has claimed many lives worldwide and is spreading to different nations like wildfire. According to the Daily Mail, Britain’s chief medics put the NHS on a…

Essential Nursing Skills for Neonatal Nurses

Considering turning into a neonatal medical attendant? Neonatal Nurses care for the most defenseless of patients, which can be an unbelievably remunerating profession. Turning into a neonatal medical attendant requires a specific arrangement of abilities that aren’t really instructed in nursing school. The following are four must-have neonatal nursing aptitudes for progress.   Are you…

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Addressing the Staff Shortage: NHS Long Term Plan

The NHS is the biggest employer in Europe and the world’s largest employer of highly skilled healthcare professionals. Over 1.3 million people across the health service in England are devoting their working lives to caring for others. However, it is a well known fact that in the last 10 years, the NHS hasn’t had enough…

How To Maintain A Work Life Balance Being A Registered Nurse

No just for a Registered Nurse, work-life balance is very important in any career, especially in the medical one. For example, its crucial for a Registered nurse to maintain a healthy balance to handle and deal with the work responsibilities and more working hours. This is why maintaining a healthy life can significantly improve the…

The Benefits Of Sticking With One Recruitment Agency

Recruitment agencies can make your like easier! One of the many advantages of applying for a healthcare recruitment agency is having the ability to tailor your working hours around your schedule and your personal life. They work closely with medical companies and will organise your shifts in accordance with your preferences. So why is it…

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Top Nursing Skills: 6 Essential Qualities of a Good Nurse

If you’re considering to pursue a career in nursing, you likely already know it’s a skills-heavy role. Other than having the academic and technical knowledge, there a may nursing skills that you must have to do a good job. Here are a few skills that you should work on before thinking about a career in…

Nursing pay rates and future trends in the UK

The aging population is now more in need of care than before. Therefore, the trend in increasing the nurses staff has intensified. According to BBC, one reason for the nursing shortage crisis is that the need for qualified nurses has grown, however the number of trainees has not.  What are the Nursing Salaries? A qualified…

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Online Sources to get the perfect Nursing Job

Finding the desirable job can take some time, it can be a stressful task having to go through several job recruitment platforms as well as healthcare recruitment agencies. The purpose of this blog is an informative one, helping nurses narrowing down four popular and targeted job sites where we found nurses like, and why healthcare recruiting…

How to Maintain your Work-Life Balance as a Night Shift Nurse

What are the biggest challenges of working night shifts? Night shifts are not for everyone, but once you get into a rhythm, you can do it. These unusual hours mean having a schedule that is the opposite of most other people’s. As you’re getting used to the change, maintaining a balanced lifestyle and still enjoying…

Sign up with Mylocum for a SAFER job

Looking for a job?  With an overwhelming number of choices and wide range of recruiters – all claiming to be genuine – searching for work can be very confusing. When it comes to job-hunting, the situation is not always how it first appears. Yes, it is easy to find jobs online, through websites or LinkedIn…

How to get the most out of your Career as a Healthcare Locum

As a healthcare recruitment specialist of over 15 years, we have the professional knowledge and insight to enable you to get the most out of your career. Our candidates ask us about their prospects and we provide the answers… Communication Stating your requirements is essential for your locum career.  Do not hesitate to ask questions…

Working as a Locum for the First Time in the UK

Do you want to start your medical career in the UK? Did you know that more than 200 different nationalities are employed in the healthcare services in England? To become part of NHS you must fulfil special requirements. We are here to provide a simple explanation and essential advice on how to join the NHS…

How to Write a Great CV in 5 easy Steps

As a locum recruitment agency, we see many CVs per day. Here are some easy and simple tips to follow. They will help you to build a professional-looking medical CV. 1. Keep it concise and consistent; Your CV must be clear and consistent as recruitment consultants will scroll through your application and pick out the…

How to overcome the 5 biggest concerns of being a locum doctor

The number of doctors who choose a locum career has been continuously increasing in the last few years. But there are still a few concerns which stop you to be a locum doctor, right? We know exactly how you can overcome them and follow your locum career! Myth 1: “I need to fill out a…

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5 Simple Tips to Build a Trustful Nurse-Patient Relationship

Let’s face it: as a nurse, it is important to create a strong relationship with your patient. Building a good rapport will have such a positive impact not only on your career, but also on your experience with the patient and on the overall satisfaction. Here are a few essential tips to build a good…

Make a Step Forward in Your Career with Us

The experience of working in different placements found through a locum agency will really help you to achieve your goals, as it exposes you to a variety of working systems and procedures. When you find a personalized service with a wide range of exceptional jobs and an experienced team that is always available for you,…

Excellent Rates

Mylocum believes in attracting and rewarding high quality locums with the highest market rates. The finance department is streamlined to handle invoicing and process your payments promptly.

Exclusive Jobs

Being a medically-led healthcare agency we are able to deliver a first-class service to locum doctors and nurses. Mylocum is able to offer you with an unrivalled range of vacancies across UK hospitals.

Flexibility and Control

Working as a locum gives you flexibility and control over your work schedule. Our consultants are dedicated to find you the perfect opportunities and locations which suit your individual needs.