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Doctors Direct

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Doctors Direct is NHS Professionals’ Locum service, created to provide NHS Trusts across the UK with quality, cost-effective Locum cover. It’s designed as an alternative to expensive private agencies, because although it offers the same competitive pay rates, it doesn’t charge expensive agency fees. 

We also give Trusts greater peace of mind, with more thorough and rigorous Doctor compliance checks. So they can be sure they have the very highest standard of Locums for their shifts. 

By switching to Doctors Direct, Locums don’t just help reduce costs for individual Trusts: they save money for the whole NHS, which it puts straight back into patient care. Doctors Direct Locums also get the first choice of shifts and help with revalidation and appraisals. 

What’s more, it’s quick and easy to get signed up. Just send us your CV to get started. Then we’ll carry out some compliance checks and send you an application form with details of the documents we’ll need. You should be ready to start in just a couple of weeks. 


Email your CV and life support certificate* to doctors@nhsprofessionals.nhs.uk

*This process is likely to change in the next few weeks, so check back for updates.