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The Ultimate Guide to Finding and Working with a Locum GP Agency

As a General Practitioner, you may find yourself in a situation where you need the services of a locum GP agency. A locum GP agency, like Locum Express, helps connect GPs with vacant positions in various healthcare facilities. In this guide, we will explore how to find and work with a locum GP agency.


Locating a Locum GP Agency


Finding the right locum GP agency can be challenging, but following these steps can help make the process easier:

  1. Do Your Research: Search online for LocumExpress.ie and search our website to find a comprehensive list of job vacancies, requirements for applicants, and any other relevant information.
  2. Ask for Referrals: Reach out to other GPs in your network and ask them if they’ve ever worked with a locum agency before. If so, ask whether they would recommend it or not.
  3. Attend Conferences: Attend healthcare conferences where you can meet representatives from various locum agencies and learn more about their services.


Collaborating with a Locum Express


Once you have found a gp agency that you like, which will be Locum Express of coure, here are some steps to follow when working with us:

  1. Register with Locum Express: Fill out an application form on our website or submit your CV to start the registration process.
  2. Provide Required Documents: We'll require certain documents such as proof of registration with the Irish Medical Council, professional indemnity insurance, and references.
  3. Keep Your Availability Up-to-date: Let the us know your availability as often as possible so that they can match you up with suitable roles in healthcare facilities.
  4. Communicate Effectively: Stay in touch regularly with your assigned consultant at Locum Express so that they know what kind of jobs best suit you.


The Benefits of Working with a Locum Express


Using Locum Express as your locum GP agency has several benefits, including:

  1. Flexibility: As a locum GP, you can choose when and where you work. You also get to experience working in different healthcare facilities.
  2. Competitive Rates: Locum agencies offer competitive rates for their services, which means that you can earn more than if you were working full-time at one facility.
  3. Professional Development: Working with various healthcare facilities allows you to learn from different professionals and gain new skills.




Finding and working with a locum GP agency can be an excellent way to broaden your horizons as a General Practitioner. By following the steps outlined in this guide, you can use Locum Express to suit your needs and begin collaborating with us for the best possible results. With the flexibility that comes with being a locum GP and the benefits of professional development, it's no wonder more GPs are turning to Locum Express for their career needs.


For more information on any of our roles contact a member of our Locum Express team on +353 (0)21 4297901 or email us at info@locumexpress.ie. You can also register online here.