May 2017 Report: Taking the Temperature Q3 Report 2016/2017 Hourly pay rates for locum staff have continued to rise, despite attempts to cap them, research by NHS workforce management consultancy Liaison shows. Locum pay rates during the third quarter of 2016/17 were the highest since price caps were introduced by NHS Improvement. Of the hours worked [...]

May 2017 Report: Taking the Temperature Q3 Report 2016/2017 Locum pay has risen to its highest level on record as hospitals struggle to find enough doctors to keep wards running. Four in five shifts by stand-in doctors now exceed pay caps, according to data that suggests that the logic of supply and demand has defeated [...]