BMA guidance

Locum chambers toolkit

Joining other locum GPs to form a ‘chambers’, a model used by various professionals including barristers and consultants, is an alternative way of organising locum work.

Location: UK
Audience: GPs
Updated: Monday 7 September 2020
Topics: Contracts
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By using this toolkit, you will learn about:

  • the advantages and disadvantages of working in chambers
  • the benefits for local practices to book through chambers
  • how chambers operate
  • support for revalidation, education and appraisal
  • how chambers locums compare with freelance and agency locums
  • the impact on your pension
  • the different legal structures