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LOCUM TENENS. He who holds the place of another, a deputy; as A B, locum tenens of C D, mayor of the city of Philadelphia.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Locum Connections, with its multi-speciality focus, supports dozens of hospitals and speciality clinics nationwide with a deep bench of physicians and NP/APPs.
28 June 2019 - New Jersey, US-based healthcare staffing and solutions provider Aequor Healthcare Services has acquired Georgia, US-based Locum Connections, LLC, to expand growth in the Physician and NP/APP locum tenens space, the company said.
In the 2018/19 financial year, the health board spent around PS16 million on locum medics.
In the document, the annual spend for locum doctors was revealed.
Dr Shahrabani said, 'I knew from the beginning that Locum's Nest had promising prospects for success, but financing it was the only obstacle.
Locum's Nest, a smart platform for health services, was developed by Dr Ahmed Shahrabani with the support of Innovation Development Oman Holding SAOC.
He added: "The huge increase in agency locum spend by NHS Dumfries and Galloway is another indicator that the recruitment crisis facing our NHS is having huge impacts on local health care.
Johnson Vision have teamed up to offer locum optometrists dedicated education, expert guidance and networking opportunities during 100% Optical, which will be held at the ExCeL London on 12-14 January 2019.
SCOTLAND'S GP shortage is hitting health budgets hard in the pocket, with boards paying up to PS1400 a day for locum cover.
A DOCTOR conned a Welsh health board out of more than PS55,000 by working dozens of locum shifts instead of doing the full-time work he was being paid for.
They analysed the HR risks and challenges of using locum tenens in hospitals on the basis of a quantitative study of 39 large anaesthesiology departments in German hospitals.
USE OF LOCUM TENENS physicians reached a new high in 2016, according to an annual survey by Staff Care, a health care staffing company.