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How to invoice and get paid
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How to invoice and get paid


Once you have completed your session, it’s time to invoice and get paid. Here’s the essential information when it comes to creating an invoice: Name of practice and practice manager Date of session and hourly break down Number of hours hourly rate Billing name and payment details for either cheque or BACs (electronic payments into … Continue reading

Hashtag Backlash against Hunt: 3 reasons why this was a success for doctors
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Hashtag Backlash against Hunt: 3 reasons why this was a success for doctors


Doctors created a twitter storm this weekend against health minister Jeremy Hunt by using the hashtag #ImInWorkJeremy to prove that consultants are already working weekends. The campaign, created by an anonymous anaesthetic trainee behind the Twitter handle @ImInWorkJeremy, formed overnight in reaction to Hunt’s Friday announcement that he plans to impose 7 day working on … Continue reading

New suspected cancer referral guidelines by Dr Ishani Patel
Advice Guide

New suspected cancer referral guidelines by Dr Ishani Patel


It has been 10 years (NICE CG27) since the cancer referral guidelines were updated. GPs will now be advised to refer a far greater number of patients for urgent cancer investigations, in particularly, lung, upper gastrointestinal and colorectal tumour groups and there is much emphasis on ‘straight-to-test’ and direct and rapid access to diagnostics. The … Continue reading

GPs Storm London Transport in Exodus to Become Tube Drivers
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GPs Storm London Transport in Exodus to Become Tube Drivers


Exclusive to Network Locum GPs from all over London stormed London Transport this morning begging for work after learning that a tube driver earns more than a GP, Network Locum can reveal. Originally published in The Daily Telegraph during yesterday’s tube driver’s strike, it was claimed that a tube driver earns £60K a year after … Continue reading

Opinion

Why does the NHS still operate when over clinical capacity?


Guest posting by Dr Tom Duncan, anaesthetist Last winter’s failure of computer systems at NATS resulting in multiple cancelled flights, highlighted the capacity issues we have with our airspace. Thousands of people were inconvenienced and there were serious and public questions asked about the way in which we run our airspace. Let’s compare this to … Continue reading