Doctors Direct Locums Locum Testimonials


"Doctors Direct gives me the freedom of time and also an extra income for my family. I am the sole breadwinnder in my house and my family can enjoy the benefits of time with me and I can perform much better as a mother and wife."

Dr Gabriela M R Land,
Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust - part of the Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust (NCA).



"Doctors Direct enables me to coordinate shifts to spend time with my partner (nurse) more and more. Massive bonus!"

Dr Alex Bunn,
Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust



"I can manage my time, my holidays, family commitments and feel more secure working in friendly and supportive atmosphere."

Dr Tahir Baig,
The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust - part of the Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust (NCA).



"Doctors Direct helps keep my work-life balance, allowing me to enjoy each shift more because there is less risk of burnout."

Dr Sam Naylor,
Greater Manchester Mental Health Staff Bank



"I've been very pleased with my overall experience working with Doctors Direct. Signing up was a clear, straight forward process and I felt assisted every step of the way. The online portal is easy to navigate and reliable."

Dr Simon Clark,
Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust




"I have been working as a locum junior-grade doctor in Psychiatry at GMMH for Doctors Direct on a Direct Engagement basis for seven months after completing a training post in Psychiatry within the same Trust. The rates offered are fair and transparent, The staff at Doctors Direct are approachable, helpful, responsive, and understanding of the needs of their locum doctors. The payroll process is prompt and reliable with digital access to e-Payslips. I would recommend working locum shofts with Doctors Direct and am pleased to support its ethos of cutting flexible workforce costs to the NHS."

Dr Courtney Lawson,
Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust



"My personal experience has been great so far. The team are always approachable when needed. I've had very good experience with Doctors Direct. They have been really supportive and I'll recommend them to my other colleagues!"

Dr Asma Naseem,
Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust

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