Exclusively for BMA members, the Locum GP and Salaried GP handbooks - essential information in easy to read formats.
The Locum GP handbook - a must-read for locum GPs and practices who engage the services of locum GPs with guidance that covers every angle.
The Salaried GP handbook - a valuable resource for salaried GPs and GP employers, including guidance on legal entitlements, maternity leave, employment protection and redundancy.
Essential guidance for sessional GPs regarding contract Terms and Conditions.
Reference model GP contract templates for GMS practice and Primary Care Organisations
Model salaried GP contract - GMS practice (Word)
Model salaried GP contract - GMS practice (PDF)
Model salaried GP contract - Primary Care Organisation (Word)
Model salaried GP contract - Primary Care Organisation (PDF)
Model contract for the GP Retention Scheme 2017 (PDF)
Model contract for the GP Retention Scheme 2017 (Word)
Based on minimum Terms and Conditions for salaried GPs employed by a GMS practice or PCO (primary care organisation) with some enhancements specific to the 2017 GP Retention Scheme.
Supporting guidance for salaried GPs
Model contract for salaried GPs
This document explains the minimum Terms and Conditions for salaried GPs, guidance on negotiating salaries and appropriate uplifts and explains the process of changing hours of work in light of the extended access DES. Applies in principle to all 4 nations in the UK with some variables in process.
Sessional GPs and LMCs - working together more effectively (PDF 925K)
Your LMC can assist you with a wide range of employment and contract issues. Read this guidance to overcome some of the barriers to engagement between Local Medical Committees (LMCs) and sessional GPs.
Guidance on the job planning process including specific detailed advice for GPs.
Supporting guidance for locum GPs
BMA locum practice agreement
Developed jointly by GPC and the sessional GP subcommittee, with the help of BMA Law, this guidance consists of terms and conditions and a work schedule which together form a legal contract that can be used by locum GPs and GP practices for locum engagements.
Locum chambers FAQs
Read answers to some common FAQs on joining and setting up a locum chambers.
Agency Workers Regulations
These regulations came into force on 1 October 2011, entitling agency workers to equal treatment with directly recruited employees with respect to basic employment conditions.
Negotiating fees for locum services
We have an extensive fees advice section which includes guidance on fees for locum services.