The next 30-45 mins… CCT Performers list Finding work Tayside locum group OOH Finance Question time Who on earth would choose to be a locum GP? The Undecided Rural/Urban Large/Small FT/PT The Developing GP The patiently waiting Career Locums Retired Partners CCT GMC website - CCT online CV, fee, photo, GMC cert ARCP sent by TCGP Will be released no earlier than 10 days before completion date Tense times “Tell him to stop worrying, it’ll turn out fine in the end. It always does” – Dr D Gemmell Performers List Host Board Areas of practice Tayside – firstname.lastname@example.org GMC cert CV References x 2 CCT Medical Indemnity Estimate max number of sessions Start saving now Consider income protection Medical Bag Medsave.co.uk (+BMA discount) Try B&Q and Tescos first Essentials: Stethoscope, Otoscope/ophthalmoscope, BP cuff, thermometer, pulse oximeter, glucometer, gloves, syringes, needles, vaccutainers, Urostips Prescriptions Collected at the practice Drugs Training Practice Private Scripts Diary Check + double check… DO NOT DOUBLEBOOK Keep a non-digital copy GPS Mobile Phone Get a smartphone Finding work Training practice Word of mouth E-mail practices Tayside Locum Group Share amongst each other DO NOT DOUBLE BOOK!!! It’s really embarrassing Confirming sessions Job offers - In person, E- mail, phone, text Pencil in diary E-mail to Agree E-mail to confirm Pen in diary E-mail to Confirm Confirmation (± terms & conditions) E-mail to confirm confirmation of confirmation Fees Sessional Rate Needlessly mysterious Plenty Negotiation Cancellation >14 days in advance no charge between 7 and 14 days 10% of contracted fee between 2 and 7 days 50% of contracted fee <48hours 100% of contracted fee Tayside & NE Fife Sessional GP Group List circulated every month Ensure fare rates Main Contact: Hazel Donaldson – LMC Stop locum exploitation business coordinator Educational activities email@example.com Forum Or try: Dr Mary O Brian – Temporary chair of the Locum group firstname.lastname@example.org Out of Hours Main Contact: Audrey Graham – OOH operational manager email@example.com Or try: Dr Joyce Meikle – OOH Medical Director firstname.lastname@example.org Chaotic go live date “Shift up for grabs…” Fife – Joyce Kelly – email@example.com Central Vision OOH - Dr Joyce Meikle - firstname.lastname@example.org Tayside Locum Group – Dr Mary O Brian – email@example.com Appraisal Superannuation Form A – collect from each practice for each month Form B – combine your Form A’s to calculate gross earnings for the month Send to the address below within a week of completing the month: Marj Mcavoy, Operations Manager, Practitioner Services Division, Bridge View, 1 North Esplanade West, Aberdeen, AB11 5QF Finance Register as Self-employed with HMRC – http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/selfemployed/ Keep receipts of everything Get an accountant / find out how to be an accountant Save up at least 35% Tax return will be in January 2013 for April 2011-April 2012 The good… Variety Flexibility Experience The good… Sustainable Profitable The good… More acute problems Much Less admin Heartsink patients are easier to forget The bad… Unsettling - too many “first day at a new job” moments Requires good organisational skills Disorientating Financial Insecurity Isolating Heartsink patients are impossible to fix Who on earth would choose to be a locum GP? Checklist Once you’ve started CCT - June - see RCGP + GMC websites Keep a meticulous diary Performers list - June- firstname.lastname@example.org Form A from each practice Tayside locum group - July - email@example.com Form B end of each month - firstname.lastname@example.org Finding work - July-Aug - email practices Keep all receipts OOH - Aug - email@example.com Tax return Jan 2013 Doctor’s bag – www.medsave.co.uk, B&Q, friendly practice nurse PDP + appraisal Mobile + GPS/smartphone Don’t work too hard Forms – bring along on first day - GMC, CCT, medical indemnity, Hep B status… Enjoy your liberation firstname.lastname@example.org Any Questions?