Doctors Direct Foundation Year Rotations

Working as a locum doctor with Doctors Direct

If you are an FY2 and have been completing a rotation at one of our partner Trusts, you can join Doctors Direct and continue working locum shifts in a speciality you enjoy in a Trust you feel at home at, or at any one of our partner Trusts. 

The registration is simple, and our dedicated team will help you complete a few membership checks including:

  • Right to work checks
  • Identification verification
  • DBS and Occupational Health Clearance

At Doctors Direct we recognise you are at the start of your NHS career. We understand the commitments you have, both to study and work, but we can offer you the opportunity to earn more, whilst giving you the freedom to choose locum shifts that work around your busy schedule, in a speciality of your choosing. 

Register your interest


Already registered?

If you are currently registered with Doctors Direct as an FY2 and wish to work in another speciality call our dedicated team on 03330 143 652 or email


FY1 doctor looking for opportunities?

We would love for you to become part of the Doctors Direct family and we pride ourselves on being there for you at every stage you your career. Whilst you complete your first year of rotations you stay up to date with the latest news from us on our LinkedIn page here or speak to your friendly onsite teams who can give you all the information you will need about how to become a member as soon as you are able to.

If you would like to hear more about Doctors Direct or receive updates you can register below:

Register your interest


Why choose Doctors Direct?

We are not like locum agencies for doctors. We were created for the NHS by the NHS and support our partner Trusts by helping them fill their locum vacancies and minimise costly locum agency fees. The money saved by our partner Trusts can then be reinvested into what is important; patient care and developing their staff.

Working as a locum doctor with us not only saves money for the NHS we offer you great benefits including:

  • Working flexibly, choose shifts that work for you, around your new rotation
  • Choice of locum shifts in a speciality you enjoy
  • Book and review your locum shifts easily online, or through our app
  • You will receive your own dedicated Doctors Direct contact to support you
  • Work locum shifts in a hospital familiar to you
  • Revalidation and Appraisal support

Register your interest


Doctors Direct can support you throughout your NHS career, you can work shifts with us during your time as a junior doctor and continue to do so once you have qualified.

As well as the benefits above our locum members receive:

  • Monthly newsletters
  • On-site help and advice from our friendly teams
  • Opportunities and incentives for locums
  • Find out first about news, events and incentives through our LinkedIn social media page and on our webpage.

For more information about Doctors Direct contact our dedicated team on 03330 143 652 or email