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The Canadian Medical Association has reported some new numbers on locum use from the 2007 National Physician Survey.
According to the survey, 29% of doctors wanted to get a locum to come in and cover their practices for a time but were unable to find someone willing to do so. Unsurprisingly, therefore, nearly half of physicians said they were dissatisfied with the availability of locums.
"As a profession we should be worried about that," said CMA president Dr Robert Ouellet.
One solution, proposed by the CMA in 2003 but still not achieved, is to create a licence to practise for locums that would enable them to move from province to province without regulatory hassles.
You can read the CMA's full release here.
Want to know where to look to try to track down one of those elusive locums? Earlier this year Parkhurst Exchange published an article I wrote called "Help! I can't find a locum!" that might give you some ideas.
Posted by David Elkins and others at 12:00 AM
Labels: CMA, Dr Robert Ouellet, practice management