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Stress Awareness Week – How to Avoid Burnout

What stress is and the different forms it comes in   Stress is a very debilitating illness. For those that... View Article

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Vascular Disease – The Main Causes of Vascular Problems

Can you prevent vascular disease?   You can take steps to lower the risk of developing vascular disease. by simple... View Article

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Seasonal colds and flu – but don’t get it confused with COVID-19

Seasonal colds and flu    In autumn and winter from around September through to February (or even spring and early... View Article

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Migraine Awareness – helping you differentiate between a migraine and a headache

Migraine, as sufferers know, is a debilitating illness that can cause regular ‘wipe out’ for those that have it really badly and... View Article

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Interview with an Operating Department Practitioner (ODP)

Angela is an Operating Department Practitioner who works as a locum through AppLocum. She is interested in raising the profile... View Article

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Which COVID procedures apply to healthcare staff?

As the vaccination campaign throughout the UK gathers pace, a range of changes to national law have been announced. Most... View Article

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What is a locum?

What is a locum in UK healthcare?    A locum healthcare professional temporarily provides their skills to support a healthcare organisation. They... View Article


How to become an ICU Nurse

Becoming an ICU nurse or ITU nurse is a vital profession that requires dedication and passion. There are a few... View Article

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3 challenges faced by locum GPs

Every role comes with its own challenges and locum GPs are no exception. The ability to solve those problems is what allows... View Article

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ANP Q&A: Working as a locum

What has been your career journey leading you to become an ANP?   I started my degree in nursing studies straight... View Article

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