Locum rates

Every year we survey locum GPs from across the country to find out what they earn for work booked directly with practices and work booked via agencies. Our latest survey was carried out in August 2020 and involved 440 respondents.

You can access the latest tables below. There are also links to the locum rate tables from the previous two years, along with links to information and resources to help practices manage their locums more effectively.

Latest locum rates

Managing locums - resources

How to get the best from locum GPs during the pandemic

Freelance GP Dr Priya Bhatnagar offers some advice for practices on how they can support their locum GPs to work effectively during the pandemic.

Are your locums taxed appropriately?

Accountant Laurence Slavin explains what practices need to do to ensure they are not falling foul of tax laws when it comes to how they pay their locums.

Sourcing a GP locum

The options practices can use to find a suitable, available locum.

Agreeing terms and conditions with GP locums

A written agreement, negotiated and finalised in advance of the locum session, ensures both parties know what is expected.

Preparing for a new locum GP - a checklist

Practices need to prepare for new locums to get the best from them. This checklist can be used to ensure you have covered everything.

Essential information your GP locums need to know - a checklist

A checklist to ensure your locum has the essential information they need to do a good job.

BMA produces model terms and conditions for employing locums

The BMA has published model terms and conditions of employment for locum GPs, which it hopes will help mnimise common disputes between locums and practices.

Preparing GP locums to make home visits - a checklist

A checklist to ensure the practice provides its locums with the information they need to make home visits.

Making the most of your GP locum

If properly enabled, GP locums can provide effective care for patients and add real value to practices.

Locum rates from previous years

GP Fees Database

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