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Annual Pharmacist Salary Guide 2020: Free PDF Downl...

Here we are, back with our annual salary guide created yearly to provide pharmacists wi...

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The results are in - Locum 2020 Survey Results

Last month, we surveyed our database of over 12,000 Locums to find out when they fill t...

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New Rewards Program: Refer a Friend

## Introduce a Friend and Earn £10 Each! At Locate a Locum, we really love our locum ph...

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New community rewards programme - What type of Locu...

## What are Locum Rewards? At Locate a Locum you’re not alone. You’re joining a commun...

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Top 5 funny to pronounce prescription names

Pharmacy teams have stressful jobs, so it’s important to laugh off the stress sometimes...

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Meet the Bookings Team - Alison Tham

Over the coming months, we will be spotlighting our bookings team members, to give you...

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FREE WEBINAR! How to map out your future - A pre-re...

In our latest webinar we will be talking about how you can map out your future and plan...

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FREE Locum Webinar - A Locums Guide to Money - App...

In our latest webinar, taking place on *Tuesday 18th August*, we will be talking all ab...

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Free Webinar - ‘Getting the most out of your Locat...

You wanted it - we’re giving it! Are you a pre-reg looking for Locum work? A Locum that...

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‘I never thought the year of 2020 would make my job...

When the new year was brought in nobody would have ever expected that these dark times ...

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Looking after yourself so that you can look after ...

As frontline members of the healthcare system, you spend much of your time looking afte...

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A shout out to the unsung Heroes of the COVID-19 Cr...

## A Sense of Community Since the outbreak of COVID-19, pride and gratification has su...

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Brexit and Pharmacy - what we know now!

So that’s it, after many debates, protests and bills going back and forward in Parliame...

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UK's Highest Paid Pharmacist Shift 2019

It’s finally here, our 2019 Rates Study! Yet again, We have gone through every single o...

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Revalidation - what you need to know?

Revalidation for pharmacy professional - helps people who use a pharmacy professionals ...

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IR35 Update

You may have read our recent blog post looking at the [ins and outs of IR35](https://lo...

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Working as a Pharmacy Technician

Did you know we have live locum shifts available for Pharmacy Technicians and Dispenser...

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App Update: Emergencies tab

Great news, we have yet another app update live and ready to use. Our team has liste...

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Let's talk about unsuccessful shift applications

Okay, it’s time to address the elephant in the room, yes we’re talking about unsuccessf...

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Locuming in different pharmacies - Registering & Ge...

We often get asked about the whole locum process, from booking on to a shift to getting...

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Why you should consider Locuming as a newly qualifi...

So, you’ve just finished your Pre-Reg year and you’ve been added to the register and yo...

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Locuming alongside full time employment - what you ...

Here at Locate a Locum, we often get asked by full time pharmacists what they need to d...

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Sign Up to Locate a Locum as Pre-Reg!

Great news, Pre-Reg Pharmacists, we’ve updated our sign up form so you can start the re...

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Benefits of adding Locate a Locum to your LinkedIn ...

First up, if you haven’t got a LinkedIn profile then you’re missing a trick. With over ...

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Holiday Rates Study

## New data shows Christmas locum shifts pay 40% more than average Shift pay rates are ...

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Revealed: UK’s Highest Paid Locum Pharmacist Shift ...

We have gone through every single one of our locum shifts from 2018 and have, at long l...

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What is IR35 and why does the Pharmacy Industry nee...

On the 13th February I attended an event held at the Royal Pharmaceutical Society, a se...

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Tips for Securing More Shifts

Applying for locum shifts with Locate a Locum is easy. All you have to do is complete t...

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What Does the Future of Pharmacy Look Like?

The pharmacy industry is constantly evolving. Even in the last year, we have seen the i...

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The Best Parts of Locum Life, as Told by Locums

Making the change from a fixed position to a freelance one can be daunting. After all, ...

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Why Apply For Stay Away Locum Shifts

When you are a locum pharmacist, most of your shifts will be close to your hometown, or...

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Revalidation Guide for Locum Pharmacists

In March 2018, the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) introduced revalidation for al...

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HMRC Locum Campaign - What you Need to Know

The heavily criticised tax law, known as IR35, is being applied to locum workers in HMR...

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2018 Locum Pharmacist Survey

We’ve been busy looking into just what makes pharmacist locums across the UK and Irelan...

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Locum Pharmacist Business Card Examples & Templates

There are hundreds of websites out there waiting to print your business card. But what ...

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Locum Pharmacist Expense Guide

Our latest guide provides everything that you need to know about claiming expenses as a...

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Getting Accreditations in Pharmacy

Over the years, the landscape for locum pharmacists has become more competitive. This y...

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Do Locum Pharmacists Need Pensions?

The short answer is - yes (that’s it - you can stop reading now). The long answer is...

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How you get Paid as a Locum Pharmacist

You’ve finished your shift so it’s time to get paid. But what do you need to do to ensu...

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Locum Dispensers & Technician Jobs Now Available

## Locum Pharmacy Dispenser and Technicians, Assemble! Locate a Locum have expanded by ...

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Locum Pharmacist Invoice Example & Template

When you work for yourself, it is vitally important to stay on top of your admin. Part ...

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Career Guide for Pharmacists

Pharmacists are healthcare professionals who are experts in medicine. Too readily, they...

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How To Make Your Locum Pharmacist Job Search A Litt...

In today’s competitive job marketplace, it can be difficult to separate yourself from t...

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Guide to Limited Companies for Locum Pharmacists

All self-employed people have a responsibility to record and declare their earnings for...

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Surviving Your First Shift As A Locum Pharmacist

Day one at any job can be scary and your first shift as a locum is no exception. As a q...

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Weekend Locum Pharmacist Jobs Guide

The need to access the services of a pharmacist doesn’t stop at the weekend. So natural...

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Guide to Locum Pharmacist Tax & Expenses

If you are a newly qualified pharmacist and are considering your options, the idea of b...

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Locum Pharmacist Insurance Guide

## Introduction Locum pharmacist insurance is something that is a requirement under the...

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Average UK Locum Pharmacist Rates & Salaries Revealed

Our new research, which took into over 30,000 shifts across the UK, has uncovered the a...

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GDPR Update

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) sets a new standard for how companies...

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New Feature Alert! Get ready to welcome your locum ...

Managing your locum shifts has never been easier, thanks to our brand new feature, you ...

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Why Work As A Locum Pharmacist

Working as a locum pharmacist is an ever- increasing popular career choice for pharmacy...

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Locate a Locum vs Pharmacy Locum Agency

## Using a locum pharmacist agency? Is it worth it? If you own or manage a pharmacy – y...

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Our top 10 pharmacy blogs of 2017 as chosen by 'YOU...

## Top 10 Pharmacy Blogs of 2017 as chosen by YOU (our locum pharmacists) First of all ...

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New Year's Resolutions That Pharmacists Will Defini...

## New Year's Resolutions That Pharmacists Will Definitely Stick To How Do We Make 201...

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What Happens When I Cancel A Shift? Locate A Locum

## What Happens When I Cancel A Shift? Life happens. People get sick and extenuating ci...

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Get Ready For The Snow - Locate A Locum

## Get Ready For The Snow! I know what you’re thinking, ‘why are Locate a Locum provid...

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Saam Ali, Pharmacy Mentor, Locate A Locum

## Pharmacy Mentor, Locate A Locum We take a back seat this week and leave you in the ...

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A Locum Pharmacist App, Built By Pharmacists

## The New Locate a Locum App! A Locum Pharmacist App, Designed By Pharmacists More l...

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My Year In Pharmacy - Rebecca Maguire - Locate A Locum

## My Year In Pharmacy The urban dictionary defines  'Adulted' as: the act of being an...

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How Do I Get Paid When Working Through Locate A Locum?

## Locum Pharmacist Rates & Getting Paid There aren’t many people who work for the...

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Locate A Locum, How Does It Work?

## Locate A Locum, How Does It Work? You’ve heard of Locate a locum, you’ve heard that ...

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Locate A Locum's Guide To Dementia Friend Training

## Locate A Locum's Guide To Dementia Friend Training In the grand old year of 2014, wh...

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Why Choose ECG Training?

Why chose ECG vaccine training? We love what we do and hope that it is reflected in you...

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6 Tips To Find More Locum Work With Locate A Locum

## 6 Tips To Find More Locum Pharmacist Work With Locate A Locum You’ve filled out the ...

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Locate A Locum, Refer A Friend And Get An iPad

## Locate A Locum, Refer A Friend  And Get An iPad Who wants an iPad? Seriously, who ...

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Locate A Locum BNF App Review! (We love it)

## Locate A Locum BNF App Review Has everyone had the opportunity to check out the new...

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Locate a Locum, Locum Pharmacist League!

## Locate a Locum, Locum Pharmacist League At Locate a Locum- We care about locums.  Ov...

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Flu Jab Training For Locum Pharmacists

## Flu Jab Training For Locum Pharmacists Flu jab training for locum pharmacists is an...

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I'm A Newly Qualified Pharmacist, What Now?

## 'I'm a newly qualified pharmacist, what now?' Congratulations, you're now a pharmaci...

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4 Reasons Why A Locum Pharmacist Would Move To A Pe...

4 Reasons Why A Locum Pharmacist Would Move To A Permanent Job Having conducted a locu...

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Pharmacists, Dealing With Angry Patients

## Pharmacists, Dealing With Angry Patients We’ve all been there, angry patients can so...

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3 Pre-Reg Pharmacist Exam Tips Marvin Munzu & Locat...

3 Pre-Reg Pharmacist Exam Tips Marvin Munzu & Locate A Locum 'It seems like it was...

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The Pre-Reg Manual - Naeema R Ahmed With Locate A Locum

## Who we are The Pre Reg Manual (TPRM) was initially founded in 2014 by creating an ac...

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Locum Pharmacist, Professional Indemnity Insurance

## Locum Pharmacist, Professional Indemnity Insurance This week, we’re taking a look a...

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How To Treat Hay Fever, CPD

## How To Treat Hay Fever, CPD It’s that time of year again! Everywhere you look, peopl...

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Top 5 Reasons Not To Prescribe Antibiotics To Kids

## Top reasons not to prescribe antibiotics to kids There have been a lot of stories in...

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How To Get A Locum Smart Card

## Locum Pharmacist Smart Card. What, Who & Where? We’ve been asked some questions ...

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Healthy Eating For Pharmacists, Featuring Bav Heer

## Healthy Eating For Pharmacists We're all human. It's easy to grab a breakfast from M...

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Your Guide To Practice Pharmacy

Your Guide To Practice Pharmacy Aside from ‘government cuts’ and ‘mounting pressures,’ ...

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Does Locate A Locum Influence The Locum Pharmacist ...

‘Does Locate a Locum determine or influence the locum pharmacist rates that are adverti...

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There's More To Pharmacy Than Being A Pharmacist!

## There’s More To Pharmacy Than Being A Pharmacist We've handed this week's blog over ...

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Your Guide To IR35 & Locum Pharmacist Accounting Se...

## Locum Pharmacist Accounting Services Have you, like thousands of other locum pharmac...

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Are You Facing Queries On Gluten Free Food Prescribing

Gluten Free Food Prescribing? Gluten free food has been in the headlines across the UK ...

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7 Tips For A Locum Pharmacist To Deal With Stress

## Locum Pharmacist Tips What gets you stressed? Maybe it’s the regular job hunt? Maybe...

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From Frocks To Pharmacy - Rebecca Maguire

## A Very Different Approach To A Pharmacy Career We all know the drill. A Levels, Phar...

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The Pharmacist's 4 Step Guide To Using LinkedIn

Pharmacy Blog, LinkedIn For many pharmacists, LinkedIn is a step into the unknown. Link...

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The Pharmacist's Guide To - Fit To Practise

## Pharmacists, Fit To Practise Imagine this situation; After your Christmas party, you...

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Noelle Holmes - Locate A Locum - Award Winner

## Pharmacist Award A little bit of a shift in direction this week with our blog. One o...

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Pharmacy Technology To Cut The £4bn NHS Agency Bill

## Pharmacy Technology A company in Belfast is aiming to cut the NHS agency bill with ...

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10 Tips To Minimise Pharmacy Dispensing Errors

## Pharmacy Dispensing Errors Pharmacists are human, and humans make mistakes. With the...

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Not Getting A Post-Grad Pharmacist Job Worked For Me

## Not Getting a Post-Grad Pharmacist Job Worked For Me Many students go through univer...

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Life As An Entrepreneurial Locum Pharmacist

## I Used To Be A Locum Pharmacist... In July of this year (2016) it will be 4 years si...

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3 Top Tips For Finding Locum Pharmacy Work

## Finding Locum Pharmacy Work Finding work as a locum pharmacist can be a painful and ...

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Automated Payments are here!

Great news, automated payments are here for Superdrug shifts. After a few delays due to...

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Introducing Instant Book

__What is Instant Book?__ Instant Book locums don't require approval from the employer...

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