Errors by locums

BMJ 1996; 313 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.313.7049.116b (Published 13 July 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:116

Each locum should carry a logbook

  1. Peter F Jones
  1. Emeritus clinical professor of surgery 7 Park Road, Cults AB1 9HR

    EDITOR,—There is an urgent need to review the rules that govern the employment of locum doctors in NHS hospitals. Examples of substandard practice given in the BBC Radio 4 programme File on Four on 6 April, the errors reported by John Warden,1 and recent personal experience all …

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