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Locums and parenting during COVID-19 

Locum work is great for flexibility, but it needs a higher level of organisation than a normal 9-5 position that you know inside out.... View Article

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IR35 is Coming: A Guide for Locums

IR35 Legislature is Coming  In light of the global health crisis, locums would be forgiven for allowing IR35 regulations to slip from their mind.... View Article

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The impact of COVID-19 on locum nurses

Towards the end of 2020, we sent out a survey to find out more from the locum nurses who work with us about how... View Article

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6 C’s of Nursing

The 6 C’s of nursing and the impact of the pandemic People enter the nursing profession because they want to... View Article

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Profile of a locum ANP

One of the locum nurses who works for AppLocum kindly agreed to an interview about her experience of the COVID-19... View Article


3 Top Tips for Financial Resilience 

Whether highlighting how reliant we are on regular income or simply by showing us how unpredictable life can be; COVID has provided a crucial advertisement for the importance of financial resilience... View Article

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Nursing Career Paths

Nursing is more than just a job; it is a vocation. Nursing attracts personalities with heart. They are strong of... View Article

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The Benefits of Agency Nursing

Being a nurse is one of the most rewarding professions, even though the pressure can make it difficult at times.... View Article

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How thriving outside of work can prevent burnout

During the era of Covid-19, NHS staff have been revered as heroes. There is no denying that the incredible work... View Article

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How to stand out as a newly qualified healthcare professional

Newly qualified healthcare professional in primary care, what now? If the thought is slightly daunting, just take a step back... View Article

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