Feb 1, 2021

Our 3 top tips on becoming a locum doctor

If you’re a doctor transitioning from your foundation years or a permanent post to life as a locum doctor, the way you secure work, integrate into hospital departments and understand processes will all change. So, we’re here to give you our top tips on transitioning to the life as a locum doctor. Tip 1: Good […]

Dec 18, 2020

WhatsApp Business: The new way to reach ID Medical

We’re excited to announce that nurses and AHP/HSS can now message us on WhatsApp. With over 1 billion users active each and every single day, we now have a more efficient, convenient way for our candidates to get in touch – taking the stress away from booking their next shift. What is it and why […]

Jul 29, 2020

The complete guide to becoming a Dermatologist

Caring for the body’s largest organ, a Dermatologist has a large part to play in healthcare. In this blog post, we share what exactly a Dermatologist does, how to become a Dermatologist with the NHS, and a true insight with some pros and cons of the specialty.   What is a Dermatologist? Dermatologists are doctors […]

Jun 26, 2020

What is a Locum Doctor?

So, what is a locum doctor? A locum doctor is one who temporarily fills a rota gap within a hospital, clinic or practice. This can often be on a relatively short-term basis, although in the healthcare sector, it’s not uncommon for locums to hold their post as part of a practice’s core medical team for […]

Oct 9, 2017

Bringing the Best to F3 Doctors

ID Medical and F3’ing It! have joined forces to help junior F3 doctors explore the best career alternatives.   As the UK’s leading healthcare recruiter, ID Medical has a wealth of experience placing doctors in ad hoc, short-term, and long-term posts. From offering a traditional F3 year to helping more senior doctors further develop specialist […]

Jul 21, 2014

Our New Locum Doctor Staffing Solutions for NHS Trusts

ID Medical has the potential and candidate base to fulfill locum doctor staffing solutions across all grades and specialties to all NOE CPC member Trusts.   ID Medical’s prominence within the industry and capacity to streamline NHS recruitment processes whilst making significant annual cost savings on medical locum spend has been recognised once again as […]

Jul 4, 2014

Survey Reveals Locum Doctor Revalidation Ambiguity

The results of a survey, conducted by leading healthcare recruiter ID Medical, indicated there is uncertainty and difficulties around the Locum Doctor revalidation  and appraisal processes.   ID Medical’s qualitative survey polled 250 registered doctors not currently connected to any agency as their designated body. The survey was conducted to gain insight into what doctors […]

Dec 11, 2013

We’re Now Providing Locum Doctors In Northern Ireland!

Through a formal tender process, ID Medical, a market leading medical recruitment specialist, has been awarded a place on the Health and Social Care in Northern Ireland (HSCNI) Framework Agreement entitled ‘Agency Workers – Medical and Dental’ for the supply of locum doctors.   The evaluation of tenders was conducted against the pre-determined and pre-published […]