In demand locum specialties in surgery

21 Jul 2020 Anne Marie Fogarty

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Locum work allows for travel opportunities, exploration of different trusts or practices, working with diverse teams of people, experience gained in many specialities. Set your own schedule and enjoy the flexibility locum work provides.

Why choose locum work?

Consultants, specialty doctors and GPs relish the benefits that locum work provides. Locum work brings:

  • flexibility
  • good rates of pay
  • variety of working in different departments/specialties
  • good work-life balance
  • being able to travel and work in different locations
  • control your own working schedule

What surgical specialties are in demand in the UK at present?

Surgery is always a popular choice for many doctors, and each speciality comes with its own advantages. Within surgery, there are ten recognised surgical specialties which are:1

  • Cardiothoracic surgery
  • Neurosurgery
  • Oral and Maxillofacial surgery
  • General surgery
  • Otolaryngology (ENT)
  • Paediatric surgery
  • Plastic surgery
  • Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Academic Surgery
  • Urology
  • Vascular Surgery


If you want to flavour the freedom and choice of locum consultant or SpR post (along with many other locum positions), register today for a flexible tomorrow. We have dedicated agents waiting to smooth the entire recruitment process for you.




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