NHS Improvement | June 2018 | Reducing reliance on medical locums: a practical guide for medical directors
The guide gives six practical steps to addressing over-reliance on medical locums and taking great control of workforce deployment. It also contains case studies from trusts who have been successful in finding alternatives to using medical locums (NHS Improvement).
Use this template to produce monthly reports for your trust board and more regular reports to your executives in charge of reducing medical locum spend
This spreadsheet provides a guide to some of the information your central booking team should be providing your executives in charge of reducing medical locum spend.
This document reflects some of the strategies being adopted by trusts to reduce reliance on medical agency staff. All the trusts included in this document have a relatively lower medical agency spend in comparison to other trusts in their region as a result of these common strategies and other strategies reflected in this document.
Further details from NHS Improvement